Allen County Resources

*Temporary Hours*

Due to building maintenance and the Allen County Fair, this office is temporarily closed until June 25.

You can reach us at the following:

Phone: 260-258-6864
Email: allences@purdue.edu
In person: Allen County Fairgrounds in the 4-H Exhibit Building
Soil samples and diagnostic samples can be brought to our office at the fairgrounds. 

We apologize for any inconvenience and plan to re-open June 25.

 

What We Do

The educators are eager to help you find answers and understanding related to health and human sciences, agriculture, horticulture, 4-H youth development, community development, and much more. The best way to contact us is by phone, email, or just stop in during business hours.
Our office also offers many services and educational opportunities throughout the year. Some of our services have a fee.

Examples of our FREE services:
  • Dawn to dusk access to the Display Gardens of Allen County
  • Master Gardener Hotline for horticulture questions
  • Electronic publications
Those with fees are as follows (cash or check only):
  • Drop-off diagnostic service: $5.00
  • Basic soil sample analysis: $20.00
  • 4-H Membership (Grades 3-12): $15.00
  • 4-H Membership (Grades K-2): FREE
  • Printed publications/copies: $0.25/page
  • Workshops: varies, contact for information

 

Submitting Garden Questions

Soil Testing Information

 Display Gardens of Allen County

Contact Us

Purdue Allen County Extension Office
allences@purdue.edu
4001 Crescent Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
(260) 481-6826

Business Hours: Monday - Friday  8:00 am - 4:30 pm

 

Lawn & Garden Questions Email: mghotline@gmail.com or call  260-481-6425

 

County offices

Allen County Staff

EXTENSION BOARD

Johnnie Mae Farm

Community Development

Health & Human Sciences

ALLEN COUNTY 4-H INFORMATION

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