Learn to identify insects in your garden from helpful to harmful.
Discover three easy-care, colorful garden flowers from our master gardener.
Include some of these high-quality gardening tools on your Christmas list for a stress-free experience.
This year’s drought affected farmers and homeowners alike, but Indiana state resources helped to deal with the consequences.
Our Native Bounty Wildflower Workshop, hosted by the State Garden Club of Indiana Central West District, will show attendees how to use native plants in their home gardens.
Learn more about Indiana’s invasive plant species and how to control them.
Baseball fields, golf courses and home landscaping cultivate the need for turfgrass science programs.
Anyone who maintains a lawn can benefit from a lesson in turfgrass science.
There are many natural ways to prevent insects and weeds from destroying your home garden. Before grabbing the chemicals, anyone unfamiliar with using pesticides and herbicides should read on.
Summer bulbs are the exclamation points in my garden. Simple and effortless to plant and grow, incorporate them in your own beds to enjoy fantastic flowers and get raves from visitors.
What began with an 8-foot by 10-foot greenhouse is now the largest orchid-growing operation in all of Indiana.
Expert Dick Wells of Hilltop Orchids offers the following tips on how to successfully grow orchids
Even if you don’t have a farmhouse, you can still consider saving some of summer’s bounty for cold winter days just like Grandmother did.
Remember that shade is not the enemy. Learning which plants are compatible and flourish in low light ensures a great outcome.
Even if your thumb is green, here’s a tip you may not have heard: Companion planting can help fruits, vegetables and herbs grow more successfully.
Ahh, spring, when a gardener’s thoughts turn to sowing the first seeds of the year: cool-season vegetables.
For gardeners, the excitement of seeing the new seed varieties offered, checking on an old favorite or finding the unusual plant not available in our area makes reading seed catalogs a treat.
Evergreen varieties in shades of yellow, plum and blue add color to your winter landscape.
We’ve used mistletoe as an excuse to steal holiday kisses for centuries, but do you know the origin of the well-loved tradition?
Did you know you burn 275 calories per hour while weeding your garden?
Use lunar cycles to know what and when to plant.
Every farmer knows the importance of enriching the soil and preparing a seed bed for planting. We gardeners benefit from the same practices: cleaning of debris, tilling, amending the soil and fall planting.
Plant heirloom varieties of fruits and vegetables for seed preservation – and because heritage varieties simply taste better.
Container gardening is a great way to create beauty and enhance an area’s appeal.
Tips for growing an eco-friendly garden, including natural pest control, using rain barrels and composting.
Gardening can lower blood pressure and reduce depression as well as nurture creativity and positivity.