John Esslinger works for Penn State Extension and has his own backyard orchard. He will discuss site location, fruit and nut varieties and care of your orchard. He will also talk about growing brambles.
Endless Mountains Gardening Day provides backyard gardeners with up-to-date research-based information to help them learn more about various horticultural topics and learn techniques to become better gardeners.
The Penn State Master Gardeners in Lackawanna County are excited to announce an exciting new venture!
This free workshop gives an overview of the basics of vegetable gardening, including choosing a garden location, selecting which vegetables to grow, fertilization, and weed control.
This free workshop goes into more detail about choosing which varieties of garden plants to grow, and how to start them – directly from seeds or as transplants.
Grow more in less space! Have you ever wanted to grow a garden but you just don’t have enough room? Joe Manotti who is good friends with Mel Bartholomew, author of Square Foot Gardening, will teach us how to grow the most produce in a limited amount of space. There’s no reason why you can’t enjoy a home- grown salad!
This free workshop will cover the basics of managing pests in the most cost-effective and environmentally sound practices available to the home gardener.
This free workshop will discuss common garden problems in our area and practical solutions to them.
This free workshop will cover important end of season tasks: harvesting your garden bounty at the best time for taste and quality and preparing your garden now for an even better garden next year!
In this program you will learn the secret of attracting birds, butterflies, and other wonderful wildlife to your garden, with an emphasis on natural pollinators. You will learn how to provide for the needs and conditions that enable them to survive and thrive
Join the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council, and Penn State Extension for a day of discovery, learning and sharing as they visit six sites that are managing stormwater with green infrastructure. Anyone who is involved with design, management or maintenance of stormwater management systems and MS4 Communities should join this tour.