Penn State Master Gardeners in Susquehanna County are in the process of hosting the Master Gardener training for 11 new students. The training began the first week in October and will end the first week in March. The training is held via Adobe Connect with different educators presenting throughout the state.
It’s cold. We all know. The frost on the windows tells us...
Last year the Pesticide Education Program and county Master Gardener programs partnered to share a valuable lesson of poison prevention with 12,000 1st grade students across the state.
The Mercer County Master Gardeners' Annual Come Grow With Us: "Digging Deep" seminar will be held on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at the Penn State Extension Office-Mercer County, 463 N. Perry Highway, Mercer, PA.
First American Chestnut disappeared from our forests and landscapes in the early 1900’s when an exotic fungal disease (Cryphonectria parasitica - Chestnut Blight) was accidently introduced...
Upcoming meetings, seminars and the annual Christmas Party
Meeting dates and seminars for November, December and January
Thank you to the MG’s who helped with cleaning up the gardens this fall.
Who doesn’t love reading about interesting people who just happen to love plants? I have read three novels lately that fit that description.
Sitting in the sun room the other day, I watched the brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB) starting to accumulate on the outside of the screens like a convention.
Fall puts on its finery when the ornamental grasses appear – their plumes shimmering and shining in the autumn sun.
On Wednesday, August 20, Mercer County Master Gardeners held their annual picnic.
Fall is a good time to get a few gardening chores done that will impact your garden for years to come...
Since 2002, millions of native ash trees across the country have died because a tiny beetle named Emerald Ash Borer was accidently imported from China in packing crate wood.
York County Master Gardeners were busy this year, providing research-based information to help York County residents solve their yard and garden problems with research-based information.
We don’t think of them much until there are a lot them: Leaves. They serve as a retreat from the hot sun...
Fall is a wonderful time to work outdoors. It is also time to think about what you can do to help fruit trees and berries get ready for winter. We will first talk about some things you should not do and then we will discuss what you can do this fall...
Until the 1930’s folks in the United States snubbed garlic as being working class or too ethnic...
The 2014 gardening season is winding down, but there are still a few chores that need to be done.