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A Beginner's Guide to Vegetable Gardening CD
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A Beginner's Guide to Vegetable Gardening CD

This vegetable gardening CD-ROM helps Midwestern gardeners choose vegetables, pick planting times, and work toward a wonderful harvest. It's packed with more than 100 photos, original graphics, video clips, and Web li...

Autumn Garden Calendar
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Autumn Garden Calendar

This publication provides a general guide to taking care of plants within the home, yard, lawn, and garden during the autumn months. ...

Autumn Produce
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Autumn Produce

This publication provides information about fruits and vegetables that are in season in Indiana during the autumn. It describes how to select, prepare, and store apples, pumpkins, watermelon, and winter squash. It also i...

Become a Purdue Master Gardener
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Become a Purdue Master Gardener

This brochure explains the Purdue Master Gardener program and provides details about how to join.

Format: PDF brochure.

Language: English.

Pages: 2.

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Black Walnut Toxicity
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Black Walnut Toxicity

This publication discusses the source of toxicity, implications for horticulture, juglone sensitivity in plants, plants observed to be sensitive and tolerant to juglone. An illustration of a typical leaf and nut chara...

Chinese Vegetables
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Chinese Vegetables

Foreign cuisines are of great interest to the American cook, but high quality, authentic fresh ingredients are sometimes difficult to find. The culture of most Chinese vegetables is not complicated. You can provide the c...

Container and Raised Bed Gardening
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Container and Raised Bed Gardening

Gardening in containers or raised beds can be just the answer for would-be gardeners who would love to grow their own vegetables and flowers, but lack the space or physical ability for a traditional garden. This publicat...

Corn Earworm
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Corn Earworm

This publication describes the habits of and damaged caused by corn earworm. It also suggests methods for control in commercial sweet corn plantings, home gardens and seed corn....

Drying Foods at Home
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Drying Foods at Home

Tells how to prepare and pre-treat fruits and vegetables for drying in an oven, in a dehydrator, or in the sun. ...

Effects of Cold Weather on Horticultural Plants in Indiana
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Effects of Cold Weather on Horticultural Plants in Indiana

This publication identifies the types of injury caused by cold weather, the factors that influence the degree of injury, and ways to prevent or reduce injury. Tables are included listing the symptoms of freezing injury...

Flea Beetles
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Flea Beetles

Gives description, life cycle, plants affected, and chemical control measures against the flea beetle. ...

Freezing Vegetables at Home
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Freezing Vegetables at Home

This publication covers all the needed preparations to freeze vegetables at home. The publication discusses choosing the right freezing container, preparing vegetables for freezing, blanching, and packing. Tables are als...

Gourds
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Gourds

Discusses types of gourds, their culture, proper soil, fertilizing and planting, pest control, harvesting, preservation, and decorating. ...

Growing Beans in the Home Vegetable Garden
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Growing Beans in the Home Vegetable Garden

This publication discusses the site, fertilization, storing seed, planting, water, weed control, insects, diseases, and bean types. ...

Growing Cucumbers, Melons, Squash, Pumpkins and Gourds
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Growing Cucumbers, Melons, Squash, Pumpkins and Gourds

This publication discusses the warm season crops. Subjects covered include the site, fertilization, saving seeds, planting, more information on the seeds, transplanting, watering, weed control, insects and diseases, cro...

Growing Herbs
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Growing Herbs

This publication discusses the location, culture, propagation, and preservation of herbs. A list of selected herbs for gardens in Indiana is also included. ...

Growing Sweet Corn
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Growing Sweet Corn

This publication discusses soil preparation, types of sweet corn, cross pollination and isolation requirements, disease, insects, harvesting, and fall cleanup. Photographic illustrations are provided showing what inade...

Guide to Flowering and Why Plants Fail to Bloom
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Guide to Flowering and Why Plants Fail to Bloom

This publication discusses the flower structure, types and pollination, and failure to flower. Illustrations are included showing the growth and production of a flower. ...

Home Gardener's Guide
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Home Gardener's Guide

This publication discusses planning a vegetable garden, planting, fertilization, care, harvesting, and storage recommendations. Tables are included providing a vegetable planting guide, the recommended nitrogen side-d...

Indiana Vegetable Planting Calendar
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Indiana Vegetable Planting Calendar

Planting vegetable seeds or transplants at the correct time is determined by the soil temperature required for seeds to germinate and the temperature tolerance of the plants. This publication examines these factors and p...

Leafy Greens for the Home Garden
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Leafy Greens for the Home Garden

This publication shows readers how to plan, plant, and care for leafy vegetables in the home garden. Most greens can be grown in relatively short, cool growing seasons, making them available for fresh harvest earlier tha...

Let's Preserve Leafy Greens
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Let's Preserve Leafy Greens

This publication provides information for proper freezing and canning of leafy greens. It also includes processing times and nutritional information for leafy greens....

Let's Preserve Peppers
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Let's Preserve Peppers

This publication discusses types of peppers, handling instructions and canning procedures for preserving peppers. Information on non-pickled peppers and a variety of recipes are included....

Let's Preserve Pickles
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Let's Preserve Pickles

This publication details preparing and canning pickles. It also details container, weights and covers for fermenting. Processing times and recipes are included in the publication....

Let's Preserve Sauerkraut
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Let's Preserve Sauerkraut

This publication details preparing and canning sauerkraut. The publication also lists recommended varieties of cabbage and gives instructions for filling and packing containers. Fermentation, temperature, time and manage...

Let's Preserve Snap Beans
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Let's Preserve Snap Beans

This publication details preparing, freezing and canning snap beans. It also includes processing times and nutritional information....

Let's Preserve Sweet Corn
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Let's Preserve Sweet Corn

This publication details preparing, freezing and canning sweet corn. It also includes processing times and nutritional information....

Let's Preserve Tomatoes
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Let's Preserve Tomatoes

This publication provides information for proper tomato preserving. The publication includes information on acidification, freezing, and canning procedures. It also includes charts for the quantity of fresh tomatoes need...

Managing Insects in the Home Vegetable Garden
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Managing Insects in the Home Vegetable Garden

Insects feeding on home-grown vegetables are a fact of life for most gardeners. Gardeners' two choices are to tolerate the damage or attempt to prevent it. This publication lists insects and corresponding pesticides comm...

Possum in the Pawpaw Tree: A Seasonal Guide to Midwestern Gardening (Paperback)
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Possum in the Pawpaw Tree: A Seasonal Guide to Midwestern Gardening (Paperback)

Inspired by actual gardeners' inquiries, each chapter deals with such down-to-earth subjects as when to start seeds, why plants might fail to bloom, pruning techniques, identifying and controlling common pests, home f...

Rhubarb
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Rhubarb

Discusses proper climate, soil preparation, fertilizing, cultivars, planting and spacing, cultivation, harvesting, bolting, disease and insect control, rejuvenation, and forcing for winter use. ...

Small Plot and Intensive Gardening
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Small Plot and Intensive Gardening

This publication will help you get your small garden off to a good start and guide you to maximizing the rewards from your gardening efforts. The publication offers advice about planning, seed selection, transplanting, s...

Spring Produce
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Spring Produce

This publication provides information about fruits and vegetables that are in season in Indiana during the spring. It describes how to select, prepare, and store broccoli, spinach, and strawberries. It also includes reci...

Squash Beetle on Cucurbits
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Squash Beetle on Cucurbits

Squash beetle, which is native to Central and Eastern North America, belongs to the family of lady beetles (Coccinellidae). Most insects in this family are beneficial, often eating large numbers of pest insects such as a...

Starting Seeds Indoors
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Starting Seeds Indoors

This publication discusses the selection of seeds, containers, and soil mixes. Directions for seeding, transplanting, thinning, and moving plants are given. A table guide to sowing vegetable and annual flower seeds in ...

Summer Produce
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Summer Produce

This publication provides information about fruits and vegetables that are in season in Indiana during the summer. It describes how to select, prepare, and store cantaloupe, carrots, grapes, and tomatoes. It also include...

The Fall Vegetable Garden
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The Fall Vegetable Garden

This publication discusses planting and frost-protecting your fall vegetable garden. Tables are included featuring a planting guide for fall vegetable gardens and the cold temperature tolerance of vegetables. An illust...

Tomatoes
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Tomatoes

This publication discusses cultivars, soil preparation, planting, training, summer care, harvesting, and problems concerning tomatoes. Illustrations showing a properly caged and staked tomato plant are included. ...

Vegetable Diseases: Five Steps for Healthy Garden Tomatoes
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Vegetable Diseases: Five Steps for Healthy Garden Tomatoes

Unfortunately, there are many infectious diseases and noninfectious disorders that can reduce the yield and quality of tomatoes from the home garden. This publication briefly describes some common tomato diseases and dis...

Vegetable Diseases: Late Blight of Tomato and Potato
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Vegetable Diseases: Late Blight of Tomato and Potato

Late blight of tomato and potato has an infamous history: it is the documented cause of the Irish potato famines of the mid-1800s. In 2009, the diseases moved from the pages of history books to tomato plants in your back...

Vegetable Insect Identification
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Vegetable Insect Identification

Shows pictures of different insects that attack vegetables. Tells what plants they attack and what damage they do. Includes comments on some controls. ...