Centre County Master Gardener Program
Centre County Master Gardener News
Master Gardeners talk pollinators at Penn State's Ag Progress Days
January 13, 2015The garden demonstration plots at Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 17-19 at Rock Springs, will be abuzz this year not just with gardeners championing the importance of pollinators, but with many of the actual pollinators themselves, drawn to the vicinity by the specialized plantings designed to do just that.
Centre County Master Gardeners volunteer at Muddy Paws Marsh
May 7, 2014Muddy Paws Marsh, located in Spring Mills, was a mowed field when Greg and Mary Kay Williams purchased it in 1991. Originally a thriving wetland, the property had been drained around 1940 for agricultural purposes.
Supporting Winter Birds
October 1, 2015Many birds leave for warmer climates but many also still call Pennsylvania home in winter. Most of us think of using bird feeders and heated bird baths as a way to support wintering birds, but there are several natural things you can do to keep them comfortable and encourage them to stay in your yard.
Create a Mason Bee Habitat
October 1, 2015There are over 400 species of native bees in Pennsylvania. This does not include the European honey bees that live in hives and supply us with honey.
Preparing for Spring Planting of Trees and Bushes
September 21, 2015Fall is a good time of year to prepare for a great garden in the years to come. Plants thrive when we provide an environment that is right for them.
The Basics of Fall Gardening
September 10, 2015Since school has started for most of us in the area, the gardener in us should go back to basics this fall...
Putting the Garden to Bed
September 8, 2015While some Pennsylvania gardeners still have several more weeks to enjoy the growing season, the higher elevations could experience a killing frost before the end of September.
Master Gardener Leadership In-Service
When: October 19-20, 2015Where: State College, PA
The Decline of the Monarch Butterflies and how to Help
When: October 20, 2015Where: Williamsport, PA
Master Gardener Basic Training: Clinton County
When: November 5, 2015 to March 31, 2016Where: Mill Hall, PA
Gifts from the Garden
When: November 7, 2015Where: Montoursville, PA