Casting the Iron Garden - Carrie Furnaces Site Hosts Live Iron Pour Event
October 1, 2014
In 2014 the Penn State Master Gardener Program of Allegheny County partnered with the Rivers of Steel Heritage Corporation to develop a comprehensive plant survey of the lands in and around the Carrie Furnaces in Rankin, PA. Eight Master Gardeners set out to learn more about the succession of native, aggressive and/or invasive plant species that are surviving, and even thriving, in these disturbed soils.
Fall Garden Chores
September 30, 2014
The 2014 gardening season is winding down, but there are still a few chores that need to be done.
Fall Rose Care - Getting Ready for the Winter
September 25, 2014
Getting roses ready for winter is not a difficult process.
September 17, 2014
Although our gardens are winding down most of us still have some veggies to enjoy until Mr. Frost comes a “knockin”. How tempting to bite into an apple fresh from the tree, or grab a fully ripe tomato or perhaps nibble on a cucumber as you harvest...
September 9, 2014
People who complain about bumblebees flying about under the eaves of their homes are probably being annoyed by carpenter bees.