Resources for landscapes and gardens in the Midwest
Soil is the ‘lifeblood’ of plant health. Many people tend to focus more on above ground portions of the plant than the below ground environment. We should always remember that a plant is only as healthy as its roots. Knowing the basics of soils will help in understanding the health of landscape plants (Fig. 1).[Read More…]
Earthworms are not the only wigglers in the soil beneath your feet. Nematodes, microscopic roundworms, can be found in soil across the globe (even Antarctica!) and are often a barometer of soil and environmental health. However, the nematodes we encounter more frequently feed on plants and cause us, as plant stock producers and consumers, a[Read More…]
Join us May 12th at 4:00 pm (EDT) at this link: https://purdueextension.zoom.us/j/92562247848 The Purdue Green Industry Team and Indiana Nursery and Landscape Association would like to invite you to a virtual event for the Green Industry and other Agri-Businesses featuring United States Senator Mike Braun. He will be providing updates for Agri-Businesses from the federal[Read More…]
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