Are you getting excited about planting now that spring is here? How about getting your lawn in shape? Before you get carried away with shopping for your garden plants and buying lime and fertilizer, please consider getting your soil tested to find out exactly what nutrients you need in order to have a happy lawn and garden.
Solomon's Seal and False Solomon's Seal are closely related and often confused because they share a common name and many traits.
Pennsylvania leads the nation in Lyme disease cases according to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. Last year there were 12,092 reported instances, triple the number of the runners up: New York and New Jersey.
National Pollinator Week is June 19 to 25, 2017. To mark the occasion, join Penn State Master Gardeners in Cumberland County for a Butterfly Container Workshop on June 17th.
Join Penn State Master Gardeners in Cumberland County to celebrate summer gardens on Sunday, June 25, 2017, from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m., when six of their home gardens will be open to visitors during “A Summer Celebration” Garden Tour.
Create a beautiful flowering container for Mom! Penn State Master Gardeners in Cumberland County are hosting a children’s workshop on Saturday, May 6, 2017, between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon at the Penn State Extension office, 310 Allen Road, Carlisle.
What is sustainable gardening? It’s gardening for the long term, an earth-friendly approach that can save you time and money by reducing pesticide use, conserving natural resources, and enhancing biodiversity in your own garden.
Bring gardening questions to annual Plant Sale on May 6, 2017.
Sponsored by the Penn State Master Gardeners of Delaware County. The contest is open to all residents of Delaware County
Penn State Extension in Columbia County is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 Penn State Extension Master Gardener Basic Training Program for Columbia, Montour and Northumberland Counties. Applications will be accepted through September 26.
Plants can bring to mind historical events or places and times past. The 2017 Franklin County Plant Sale will feature beautiful and unusual plants found in the Gass Garden celebrating the Lewis and Clarke Expedition. The wild cleome photo above is courtesy of the USDA Forest Service. The 2017 Plant Sale is May 20 from 9 am – 1 pm. There will be a number of beautiful and unusual historic plants available as well as our wide, reasonably priced perennials and greenhouse vegetables and flowers.
The Master Gardener Historic Tree Arboretum is hosting an event in celebration of the trees on Saturday May 6th from 10AM to 1:30PM. Event is open to the public and free to attend. Activities include tips , pruning and tree care demonstrations, and a scavenger hunt for all ages.
The Home Gardening Class Series schedule for 2017 is set! Since 1986, York County Master Gardeners have used their horticultural knowledge, abilities, and enthusiasm to teach, advise, and assist the general public on a wide range of gardening topics.
The Butler County Master Gardeners and Butler County Parks and Recreation Department are joining forces once again to bring you the 2017 Spring Garden Market & Home Show on Saturday, May 20.
The Annual Plant Sale (May 20, 2017) is the premier home gardening event in Centre County and the surrounding region.
Penn State’s Organic Materials Processing and Education Center (OMPEC) has compost available for sale at Lion Surplus, located on the Services Road on the University Park campus.
With spring on the doorstep, now is an excellent time to prune some of your shrubs and trees. Pruning manages the size and shape of a tree or shrub, and is used to remove dead, damaged and diseased branches, suckers and crossing branches that rub together.
Join the Penn State Master Gardeners of Susquehanna County for their Master Gardener Festival and Plant Sale!
People can reduce the populations of spotted lanternfly on their properties by killing the overwintering eggs.
Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Montour County, Sandy Becker and Kathy Martin, answer gardening questions at the Ferry Street Growers’ Market in Danville.