Want to add native American plants, weed-suppressing ground covers, edible flowers, colorful fruit, edible seeds, clever names & nutritious eating to your garden next year? Then plant some winter squash.
Joan Kober, Master Gardener, Montgomery County shares an interesting attraction she visited called Living with the Land when she took a mini-vacation at Walt Disney World’s Epcot.
If you are looking for a medium-to-large shade tree, look no further than our native black gum.
During the holidays, many people make or distribute decorations that contain boxwood cuttings. If you work with boxwood, you should be aware of the potential for spreading this devastating disease.
Ornamental grasses offer plenty of options that can add drama and movement to the garden.
We are well into the growing season and backyard gardens are gleaming in the sun.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- With what seems to be an ongoing wave of news reports linking foodborne illness to fresh produce, many consumers are questioning whether it is worth the risk.
The black carpenter ant is a common invader of homes in the northeastern United States. In their natural habitat, carpenter ants aid in the decomposition of dead, decaying trees.
New research shows that insect pollinators' value to farmers may be hard to replace.
Beekeepers need your help. Most people already know that Honey bees are in decline and are critical to both local and national pollination.
This spring Penn State has received calls from Erie to Chester County and everywhere in-between about armyworm infestations in grass pastures, corn and small grain fields.
One of the most frequent gardening requests that I get is for a groundcover recommendation – usually for a problem area such as dry shade or a slope.
There is no better water for garden plants than rain.
Is time spent in nature optional leisure time - or is it a health-related necessity?
A nature-themed drama is unfolding in a corner of the UConn Forest in Storrs. The story contains elements of surprise as well as a glimpse of the region’s agrarian past.
Who doesn’t love flowers? We all agree that they add beauty to our homes, gardens and public spaces, help make special occasions festive and provide delicious fragrances.
It's time to start planning your garden - and the Master Gardener Plant Sale on May 19th is the perfect place to get your plants!
Programs for the public presented by Montgomery County Master Gardeners
Gazing balls, often with vibrant colors, add an interesting element to any garden.
You can find these fungi growing abundantly throughout the state - if you know where to look.