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Consumer Horticulture

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Consumer Horticulture

The list below serves as the central access point to the broad range of consumer horticulture expertise at Purdue and abroad.
 
A wealth of information that has been prepared with the Midwestern U.S. in mind; however, much is applicable to gardeners around the globe.
 
We provide information and technical assistance in the areas of gardening and home horticulture through the use of trained and certified volunteers.
 
The Virtual Plant and Pest Diagnostic Laboratory is a service of the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Laboratory (P&PDL) at Purdue University. The P&PDL provides rapid and accurate identification of pests and problems associated with plants, as well as other types of vertebrate and invertebrate pests.
 
This resource allows the user to sort through listings of harmful plants by toxicty rating, species affected, botanical type, and even by picture.
 
Including such diverse topics as "Building a Backyard Putting Green" and "Disease Profile: Gray Snow Mold". An incredible resource, absolutely free.
 
Timely turf-related tips that are relevant and consistently updated. Note: New turf tips will be added every other week.
 
A site for both commercial vegetable growers and normal gardeners that provides answers to their insect management questions.
 
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Fish & Wildlife and USDA APHIS Wildlife Services have established a partnership to offer a toll free phone number that provides the public with information on handling nuisance wildlife problems. Also includes a lot information about wildlife maintenence.
 
Your online resource for Indiana gardening information.