Home Lawn and Garden
Beekeeping 101 Online Course
Whether you are an experienced beekeeper, a new beekeeper, or thinking about starting a backyard beehive, Penn State Beekeeping 101 is a one-of-a-kind completely online learning experience.
Find a CSA in Pennsylvania
Interested in a community-supported agriculture (CSA) share? Penn State Extension compiled a list of CSAs throughout Pennsylvania.
Pruning Flowering Shrubs
April 29, 2015Like many spring-blooming shrubs, azaleas “bloom on old wood,” which means they set next year’s flower buds shortly after they finish blooming this year. If you wait too long to prune them, you will remove many of next year’s blooms when you prune, especially if you shear your azaleas.
Frost vs. Freeze
April 23, 2015Frost, “killing frost,” freeze warnings, a “killing freeze” - what is the difference? In casual conversation the terms frost and freeze are often interchangeable but there is a very real difference. Frost and freeze are two distinct phenomena. These terms take on significance when they are associated with the growing season for home gardeners.
The Life Cycle of Butterflies
April 9, 2015Have you ever stopped and wondered how things are named? An insect called butterfly? How in the world did it get its name?
Tools of the Trade
March 26, 2015Gardening, no matter how much we enjoy it, is work.
Lackawanna County Plant Sale
When: May 8, 2015Where: Scranton, PA
Perennial Plant Sale
When: May 8, 2015Where: Williamsport, PA
Master Gardener Plant Sale
When: May 9, 2015Where: Greensburg, PA
Master Gardener 10th Annual Plant Sale
When: May 9, 2015Where: Erie, PA
Franklin County Greenhouse Plant Sale
When: May 9, 2015Where: Chambersburg, PA
Master Gardener Native Plant Sale
When: May 9, 2015Where: Dunbar, PA
What's Growing on in the Garden?
When: May 9, 2015Where: Montoursville, PA