The Ultimate Christmas Tree Decoration Guide

May 21, 2019 0

It’s Christmas time! You have probably bought your Christmas tree already or you’re waiting for it to be delivered to your door and installed as well. Getting your house into the festive Christmas mood is […]


New methods to managing emerald ash borer

May 16, 2019 0

Trees with up to 30 percent thinning have a chance of being saved after an emerald ash borer infestation. Photo courtesy Cliff Sadof/Purdue Extension Entomologist. I recently stumbled into an informative, hour-long webinar from Purdue […]


April garden checklist – Hoosier Gardener

May 15, 2019 0

April 1, 2019 By Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp Indoors Prune, repot and clean houseplants, as needed. Fertilize houseplants as new growth appears. Follow label directions. If not done already, sketch garden plans, including what to […]


Celebrate all our charges on Mother’s Day

May 14, 2019 0

Although my son lives more than 1,000 miles away with his wife, I have everyday Mother’s Day reminders of him in my garden and in my life. Probably my favorite for outdoors is a cast […]


Spring ephemerals: Here today, gone tomorrow

May 13, 2019 0

Virginia bluebells enhance the spring scene then totally disappear without a bit of cleanup. © Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp Some native spring perennials are here and gone within just a few weeks. They are called […]