Some preparations can ease winter problems for home landscapes.
Our Gardenline hotline is on its winter schedule and will return in January.
Potatoes are good for you. They are fat free, cholesterol free, gluten free, and sodium free, and they actually taste good.
The gardening season has only recently ended and already I’m suffering plant withdrawal. What can a gardener do to survive the long, harsh Pocono winter? My solution: I count on houseplants to bring the beauty of nature indoors.
Mercer County Master Gardeners will sponsor their annual Come Grow with Us Seminar on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at the Penn State Extension Office-Mercer County, 463 N. Perry Highway, Mercer, PA. This event is open to the public. Registration deadline is January 6, 2016.
The Delaware County Master Gardeners will be offering handcrafted, fresh-cut evergreen wreaths and holiday floral creations on Saturday, December 12th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Smedley Park in Springfield.
What do you know? This is another plant that originally came from Asia, to Australia and came west through northern India to Africa, Middle East, Europe and over to America in the 1700’s.
One of the prettiest flowers of winter is the Paperwhite Narcissus. With their simple flowers and white petals, green foliage and sweet scent, they brighten your day.
Please let us know what you are doing so you can be recognized in this column and let others know what is happening in the Master Gardener program. Your work deserves to be recognized.
Before you bag up the leaves falling from your trees, consider their potential for your landscape.
Whether it’s your budget, environmental commitment or desire to keep holiday memories alive, you’ve decided to forego a cut holiday tree for a living tree. Here's some important information.
While the seasons to enjoy the home landscape for the most part are over for us, there are plenty of creatures who benefit from your yard in the worst months of the year.
The spotted lanternfly has now been found in one additional municipality in Berks County; an additional township in Montgomery County and has appeared in parts of Bucks and Chester Counties. The additional quarantined municipalities include Boyertown Borough, Berks County; Douglass Township, Montgomery County; Milford Township including Trumbauersville Borough, Bucks County; and South Coventry Township, Chester County.
On October 27, Master Gardeners, friends, associates and spouses gathered to recognize the volunteer efforts.
The annual Shirley R. Wagner symposium will feature presentations on growing vegetables, composting and shade gardening.
It was another interesting year in the vegetable garden...
Without fail, temperatures have gotten colder and the days are getting shorter and our wonderful forested landscape in Northeastern Pennsylvania is providing us with a Kodachrome moment.
November is a good time to dig and store summer “tender bulbs” like dahlias, cannas, and gladioli. Because of their tender nature these plants require special attention, but if given the special treatment they require, they will reward you with blooms for years.
October is almost over. Like most homeowners, the list of gardening tasks is far from over though. Here is a list of common chores in case you forget...
Penn State Extension in Susquehanna County have begun their 2015-2016 Penn State Master Gardener Training at their 88 Chenango Street office. We are happy to announce that ten trainees are taking part this year!