Juniata County Master Gardener Program
Juniata County Master Gardener News
Blight in your Garden?
June 19, 2015“Blight” is a very general term to plant disease experts, because there are many kinds of blight diseases that attack different plant species.
May 28, 2015Hardy succulents are a delight to those who consider themselves to have a black thumb.
The Lenten Rose
March 18, 2015For those readers who are unfamiliar with Hellebore (common name for Helleborus), these lovely plants are one of the first to bloom and can be purchased in an array of colors from white to deep purple which look almost black.
Growing Container Vegetables
May 27, 2014It may sound uncommon, but you can grow great vegetables in containers as well. There are good reasons to try it if you have limited garden space, or it could simply be a decorative conversation piece with multiple uses.
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.
Landscape Design: Native Plants and Invasives
When: October 7, 2015Where: Chambersburg, PA
Landscape Design: Basics of Design
When: October 14, 2015Where: Chambersburg, PA
Corn Husk Dolls and Wreath Workshop - Family Friendly
When: October 17, 2015Where: Chambersburg, PA
Landscape Design: Garden Tour
When: October 17, 2015Where: Shippensburg, PA
Landscape Design: Shrubs in the Landscape
When: October 21, 2015Where: Chambersburg, PA