Purdue University Garden Publications

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GENERAL HORTICULTURE

HO-001 New Plants from Layering PDF (120K) (Reviewed 4/01)
HO-014 Starting Seeds Indoors PDF (120K) (Reviewed 4/01)
HO-037 New Plants From Cuttings: Text only PDF (72K) Graphics file PDF (332K) / HTML version (Revised 9/02)
HO-053 Hotbeds and Cold Frames PDF (108K) (Reviewed 7/05)
HO-060 Garden Mulches--Out of print. Please see the Iowa State Publication PPA-45: Using Mulches in Managed Landscapes.
HO-071 Collecting Soil Samples for Testing PDF (44K) (Revised 11/01)
HO-090 Winter Garden Calendar PDF (60K) (Reviewed 4/01)
HO-091 Spring Garden Calendar PDF (60K) (Reviewed 4/01)
HO-092 Summer Garden Calendar PDF (60K) (Reviewed 4/01)
HO-093 Autumn Garden Calendar PDF (64K) (Reviewed 4/01)
HO-102 Preserving Plant Materials PDF (100K) (Reviewed 11/02)
HO-173 A Guide to Flowering and Why Plants Fail to Bloom PDF (140K) (Revised 9/02)
HO-184 What is the Purdue Master Gardener Program? PDF (440K) (Revised 10/12)
HO-193 Black Walnut Toxicity PDF (64K) (Reviewed 4/01)
HO-200 Container and Raised Bed Gardening PDF (72K) (Revised 4/02)
HO-203 Effects of Cold Weather on Horticultural Plants in Indiana HTML
HO-217 Weed Control for the Garden & Landscape PDF (64K) (Revised 2/03)
HO-218 Poison Ivy PDF (64K) (Reviewed 5/01)
ID-182 Managing Yard Wastes; Clippings and Compost PDF (128K) (Revised 10/02)
ID-184 Diagnosing Herbicide Injury on Garden and Landscape Plants PDF (237K)

FLOWERS AND HOUSEPLANTS

GARDEN AND PATIO FLOWERS

HO-011 Narcissus PDF (60K) (Reviewed 4/01)
HO-016 Daylilies PDF (60K) (Revised 4/01)
HO-061 Growing Perennial Flowers PDF (36K) (Revised 10/03)
HO-076 The Peony: State Flower of Indiana PDF (64K) (Revised 5/01)
HO-077 Garden Chrysanthemums PDF (104K) (Reviewed 01/06)
HO-079 Perennial Flowers PDF (44K) (Revised 7/03)
HO-080 Annual Flowers PDF (44K) (Revised 8/03)
HO-085 Winter Storage of Geranium, Canna, Gladiolus, Caladium, and Begonia PDF (112K) (Revised 7/05)
HO-086 Flowering Bulbs PDF (84K) (Revised 5/01)
HO-099 Growing Annual Flowers PDF (68K) (Revised 11/03)
HO-126 Hanging Baskets PDF (80K) (Revised 10/02)
HO-128 Roses PDF (228K) (Revised 2/03)
ID-414 Disease-resistant Annuals and Perennials in the Landscape PDF (376K) (New 8/09)

HOUSEPLANTS

HO-010 African Violet Care PDF (60K) (Revised 4/01)
HO-013 Terrariums PDF (120K) (Reviewed 4/01)
HO-024 Planting Your Aquarium PDF (60K) (Reviewed 4/01)
HO-039 Indoor Plant Care PDF (64K) (Reviewed 5/01)
HO-073 The Poinsettia PDF (104K) (Reviewed 7/05)
HO-141 Ferns for Indoors PDF (84K) (Reviewed 5/01)

FLOWER ARRANGING

HO-019 Forcing Bulbs for Indoor Bloom PDF (160K) (Revised 7/05)
HO-022 Holiday Greens PDF (108K) (Reviewed 9/02)
HO-023 Forcing Branches for Winter Color PDF (60K) (Reviewed 4/01)
HO-102 Preserving Plant Materials PDF (100K) (Reviewed 11/02)
HO-126 Hanging Baskets PDF (96K) (Revised 10/02)
HO-158 Add Hours to Your Flowers PDF (32K) (Revised 5/01)

FRUITS AND NUTS

HO-009 Growing Cherries in Indiana PDF (44K) (Revised 9/01)
HO-017 Currants and Gooseberries PDF (60K) (Revised 4/01)
HO-044 Raspberries PDF (84K) (Revised 12/01)
HO-045 Growing Grapes PDF (120K) (Reviewed 4/01)
HO-046 Growing Strawberries PDF (100K) (Revised 12/01)
HO-065 Fertilizing Blueberries PDF (60K) (Reviewed 4/01)
HO-095 Home Storage of Apples PDF (144K) (Revised 1/06)
HO-108 Persimmons PDF (32K) (Reviewed 9/01)
HO-109 Fertilizing Fruit in Small Areas PDF (56K) (Reviewed 4/01)
HO-121 Fertilizing Small Fruits PDF (60K) (Revised 12/01)
HO-125 Storing Vegetables and Fruits at Home PDF (136K) (Reviewed 5/01)
HO-165 Apple Cultivars for Indiana PDF (76K) (Revised 2/03)
HO-174 Pollination of Fruits and Nuts PDF (256K) (Revised 12/02)
HO-190 Fruits and Nuts for Edible Landscaping PDF (60K) (Revised 5/01)
HO-220 Growing Pawpaws PDF (64K) (Reviewed 4/01)
HO-221 Grape Varieties for Indiana PDF (64K) (Reviewed 4/01)
ID-146 Managing Pests in the Home Fruit Planting PDF (6.2 MB) (Revised 3/12) (note: large file size)
Midwest Home Fruit Production Guide, The Ohio State University

LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT

HLA-001 Spreading Ornamental Plants: Virtues & Vices (In Revision)
HO-004 Pruning Ornamental Trees and Shrubs PDF (240K) (Reviewed 4/01)
HO-021 Annual and Perennial Vines (In Revision)
HO-027 Hedges (In Revision)
HO-060 Garden Mulches--Out of print. Please see the Iowa State Publication PPA-45: Using Mulches in Managed Landscapes.
HO-100 Planting Landscape Trees and Shrubs PDF (712K) (Revised 8/02) Note: The many graphics in this publication make this a large file size.
HO-105 Ground Covers (In Revision)
HO-140 Fertilizing Woody Plants PDF (64K) (Revised 5/01)
HO-190 Fruits and Nuts for Edible Landscaping PDF (60K) (Revised 5/01)
HO-193 Black Walnut Toxicity PDF (64K) (Reviewed 4/01)
HO-201 Landscape Tree Appraisal PDF (288K) (Revised 1/06)
HO-211 Living Christmas Trees for the Holidays and Beyond PDF (32K) (Reviewed 5/01)
HO-219 Ornamental Grasses for Indiana Landscapes (In Revision)
HO-222 Landscape Plants for Shady Areas (In Revision)
HO-223 Landscape Plants for Areas with Full Sun (In Revision)
HO-224 Landscape Plants for Acid Soils (In Revision)
HO-225 Landscape Plants for Sandy Soils (In Revision)
HO-226 Landscape Plants for Moist to Slightly Moist Areas (In Revision)
HO-227 Landscape Plants for Wet Areas (In Revision)
ID-412 Salt Damage in Landscape Plants (replaces HO-142) PDF (474K) (Revised 4/09)

VEGETABLES

HO-008 Growing Cucumbers, Melons, Squash, Pumpkins, and Gourds PDF (60K) (Revised 4/01)
HO-014 Starting Seeds Indoors PDF (70K) (Reviewed 4/01)
HO-026 Tomatoes PDF (60K) (Reviewed 4/01)
HO-028 Growing Herbs PDF (72K) (Revised 1/02)
HO-029 Leafy Greens for the Home Garden PDF (256K) (Revised 4/09)
HO-032 Home Gardener's Guide PDF (220K) (Revised 8/07)
HO-053 Hotbeds and Cold Frames PDF (96K) (Reviewed 7/00)
HO-062 Potatoes PDF (32 K) (Reviewed 12/00)
HO-066 The Fall Vegetable Garden PDF (108K) (Revised 11/02)
HO-067 Onions and Their Relatives PDF (96K) (Reviewed 7/00)
HO-096 Asparagus PDF (64K) (Reviewed 8/00)
HO-097 Rhubarb PDF (64K) (Reviewed 7/00)
HO-098 Growing Sweet Corn PDF (30K) (Revised 5/01)
HO-124 Small Plot and Intensive Vegetable Gardening PDF (64K) (Reviewed 7/00)
HO-125 Storing Vegetables and Fruits at Home PDF (136K) (Reviewed 5/01)
HO-135 Gourds PDF (72K) (Reviewed 11/00)
HO-136 The Sweet Potato PDF (80K) (Revised 11/01)
HO-175 Growing Beans in the Home Vegetable Garden PDF (32K) (Revised 10/01)
HO-186 Indiana Vegetable Planting Calendar PDF (476K) (Revised 6/09)
HO-187 Chinese Vegetables PDF (100K) (Reviewed 11/01)
HO-200 Container and Raised Bed Gardening PDF (288K) (Revised 4/09)
ID-316 Organic Vegetable Gardening PDF (7.6MB - Please note very large file size!) (New 11/02)

Multimedia Resources

These are available for purchase from Ag Communication Media Distribution Center (contact information below)

CD-ROMs

CD-HO-2 A Beginner's Guide to Vegetable Gardening ($10.95) click here for product description and ordering information
CD-HO-3 Plant Propagation ($20) click here for product description and ordering information
CD-FNR-1 Trees of Indiana: Their Identification and Uses ($25.00) click here for product description and ordering information
CD-FNR-2 Fifty Trees of Indiana ($15) click here for product description and ordering information.

VIDEOS
V-HO-1 Ornamental Plant Diseases ($17.00)
V-HO-2 Fruit Diseases ($15.00)
V-HO-3 Identifying and Controlling Weeds ($15.00)
V-HO-4 Growing Fruit: General Considerations ($15.00)
V-HO-5 Growing Fruit: Tree Fruit ($17.00)
V-HO-6 Growing Fruit: Small Fruit ($15.00)
V-HO-8 Poinsettia Selection and Care ($15.00)
V-HO-9 Exterior Tree and Shrub Pruning ($35.00)
V-HO-10 Native Wildflowers of Woodland and Prairie ($25.00)
V-HO-11 Purdue University Horticulture Gardens ($15.00)
V-HO-12 Plants of the Tallgrass Prairie ($25.00)
V-HO-13 Yard Waste Recycling ($20.00)
V-HO-14 Read the Label: Pesticide Safety for Homeowners ($15.00)
V-HO-15 Wildflowers of Woodlands and Wetlands ($25.00)
V-HO-16 Set of 3 Wildflower videos (V-HO-10, 12, 15) ($69.00)
V-HO-17 Plants of the Midwest: Native Wildflowers of Woodland and Prairie (same as V-HO-10 with a Midwest introduction) ($25.00)
V-HO-18 Plants of the Midwest: Plants of the Tallgrass Prairie (same as V-HO-12 with a Midwest introduction) ($25.00)
V-HO-19 Plants of the Midwest: Wildflowers of Woodlands and Wetlands (same as V-HO-15 with a Midwest introduction) ($25.00)
V-HO-20 Set of 3 Plants of the Midwest videos (V-HO-17, 18, 19) ($69.00)
V-HO-24 Master Gardener Series: A Closer Look ($10.00)

These Horticulture extension publications are available from your local county extension office of Purdue University or from:

Purdue Extension: The Education Store
email: Media.order@purdue.edu
phone: 765-494-6794 or 888-398-4636
address: 231 S. University St., West Lafayette IN 47907-2064

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