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Gardening practices to prevent physical stress
August 19, 2014The cooler days of fall are right around the corner, marking a time when gardeners find renewed energy after the heat of summer. Whether you’re digging a new bed, dividing or moving perennials or planting trees and shrubs, fall is the perfect time of year to tackle such projects. These tasks are more physically demanding for the gardener than routine summer maintenance. Master Gardener and Physical Therapist Assistant Erin Howell recently shared some great tips for gardeners taking on “back breaking” projects:
August 14, 2014Odds are that you have aphids somewhere in your garden right now. There seems to be an aphid for almost every plant and with over 1300 species in just these United States what makes you think you can escape their attentions?
August 12, 2014Scented geraniums, actually pelargoniums, are in the same genus as the colorful geraniums grown as annuals in beds and containers. However, these geraniums are primarily grown for their fragrant leaves.
July 25, 2014The wineberries are ripening and the birds have already discovered them. If you fancy some wineberry pie or wineberry wine now is the time to hit the road and gather wineberries while you still have time!
Growing Vegetables Series: Seed Saving
When: August 21, 2014Where: Chambersburg, PA
Field to Fork Celebration
When: August 23, 2014Where: Pottsville, PA
When: August 23, 2014Where: Honesdale, PA
Penn State Master Gardeners of Pike County at Milford Farmers Market
When: August 24, 2014Where: Milford, PA
Ensuring Water Quality in Your Watershed: Streamside Forest Buffers
When: August 26, 2014Where: Kingston, PA
Carbon County Master Gardener's Available to Answer Your Gardening Questions
When: August 26, 2014Where: Jim Thorpe, PA
Master Gardener Available to Answer Your Gardening Questions
When: August 26, 2014Where: Milford, PA