Centre County Master Gardener Program
Centre County Master Gardener News
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. With the aim of providing the public with education and appreciation of wetlands, the Williams allied with local, state and federal agencies in 2000 to restore Muddy Paws Marsh to its original glory. The cooperative effort resulted in a project that is a model of environmental stewardship and education.
Fall Garden Chores
September 30, 2014The 2014 gardening season is winding down, but there are still a few chores that need to be done.
September 25, 2014Getting roses ready for winter is not a difficult process.
September 17, 2014Although 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, 2014People who complain about bumblebees flying about under the eaves of their homes are probably being annoyed by carpenter bees.
September 8, 20142014 has been a tough year for apple and pear trees. Fire blight is the disease that causes the leaves to die on infected branches, but the branch next to it may be perfectly normal.