Penn State Master Gardeners are offering a Summer Garden Camp for youth ages 7 to 12 or in grades 3 to 6 at the Penn State Extension office on Allen Road in Carlisle. There will be five sessions of growing, learning, hands-on fun on Tuesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on the following dates: June 11, June 25, July 9, July 23, and August 6, 2013.
Do you have questions about your garden or landscape? Are you trying to select the right plant for the right place or get rid of those weeds growing in the wrong place? Do you have a mystery plant you can’t identify? The Penn State Master Gardeners in Cumberland County can help you find answers to your home gardening questions at four Plant Clinic locations during the 2013 growing season.
The hotline, a free service provided by the Clinton County Master Gardeners, operates Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings from 9:00 am until noon...
Junior Master Gardeners in Chester County show their projects.
Save the date of Saturday, May 18, 2013, for great plants at the Penn State Extension Cumberland County Master Gardeners’ ninth annual Plant Fest. The plant sale runs from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., rain or shine, on the grounds of Claremont Nursing & Rehab Center, 1000 Claremont Road, Carlisle, PA. Look for the big tents at the corner of Claremont Road and Army Heritage Drive.
If you would like to make your yard and gardens more environmentally friendly, be sure to join MAEscapes and the Penn State Master Gardeners for the Native Plant Fest & Sale, Saturday May 18th, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the York County Annex, 112 Pleasant Acres Rd, York, PA 17402.
Find the best plants for your garden at the Chester County Master Gardener Spring Plant Fundraiser. Saturday, April 27, 2013 11 am - 3 pm Springton Manor Farm --it's Sheep & Wool Day at the farm too!
Springtime has finally arrived in Somerset County, and the gardeners couldn't be happier. Now you can get outside to check on the plants that should have made it through the winter and to get started on this year's growing season.
Master Gardener Volunteers have many common and not so common annual and perennial plants for sale on May 18th, 9AM - 2PM.
Beginners and advanced gardeners alike will learn some new techniques at the series of classes offered this year by the York County Master Gardeners.
As always, spring brings lots of activity, emotion, beauty and excitement! We, as Master Gardeners get to enjoy our own gardening activities, as well as help others learn how to enjoy theirs. In our quest for teaching, we have developed a spring craft series that will give participants an opportunity to create art that will enhance the beauty of the plants growing in the garden.
Thinking about growing a few perennials in containers to sell? Maybe you are contemplating starting a small retail nursery. Or, maybe you'd like to grow ornamental perennials to use in your landscape installation jobs.
Red maple is an adaptable species, native from Quebec to Florida, and west to Texas. This medium-to-large tree is relatively fast growing, maturing from 40-70 feet tall. Its growth habit is pyramidal in youth, with the crown becoming rounded to oval with age.
Yellow woodsorrel can be a problematic weeds in ornamental planting beds, and also in turf areas.
Preemerge herbicides reduce hand weeding and the need for post-emergence treatments.
Moss is one of the first plants to green-up in Pennsylvania lawns during early spring, and many homeowners consider it an annoying weed. This year, moss has made an early arrival, and homeowners are looking for answers on how to keep it from taking over their lawns.
I'm a native insect species.
Look out Rudbeckia, here I come!
Designing a landscape with color is not too difficult as perennial and annual flowers and various shades of tree and shrub foliage can meet that need.
This project is a wonderful collaboration between several Montgomery County organizations and a team effort by Penn State Extension.