Less expensive than a cruise, attending a flower and garden show is the perfect escape from winter. As you surround yourself with display gardens, with new plants and must-have gadgets, you become inspired and excited to plan for spring. In this article I describe how to get the most out of your visit; at the end, I list upcoming shows near the Poconos.
Mercer County Master Gardeners will hold an Ornamental Tree and Shrub Pruning 'Walkabout' on Saturday, March 25th, from 1:00-4:00 pm. Registration deadline is March 21, 2017. This event is open to the public.
Mercer County Master Gardeners will host their annual Spring into Gardening workshop on Saturday, April 15, from 9:00 am-12:30 pm at the Mercer Extension Office, 463 N. Perry Highway, Mercer, PA. Registration Deadline is April 10, 2017. This event is open to the public.
During World War II resources were scarce and Victory Gardens played an important part in the war effort. Today’s war is a grass roots revolution from processed food.
Delaware County Master Gardeners will welcome a new class for 2017.
One of the most frequent complaints I hear about fresh produce is that “they go bad too soon!”
The Clinton County Master Gardeners have begun their annual Native Plant Sale with the release of the 2017 order form and an announcement that they have added native trees and shrubs as well as two new wildflower seed mixes to their offerings. Also new for 2017, they have expanded their selection of native perennials and all plants will now be sold in pots.
Many people today are not aware of how successful WWII Victory Gardens were in providing not only food but improving nutrition for civilians. Here’s a look at Pennsylvania’s Victory Gardens back then.
The Penn State Chester County Master Gardeners are currently accepting applications for the class of 2017.
26 York County residents have just completed a series of extensive classes toward their certification as Penn State Master Gardeners.
As a passionate gardener I believe that one of the keys to success is keeping records of your gardening endeavors. To this end, a fun and useful winter activity is to start a garden journal.
Today suburban landscapes are becoming the lifelines for plants and animals that have lost their native habitat to development. Wildlife is forced to depend upon our human-dominated landscapes for their continued survival. Here's some guidelines for gardeners.
The Penn State Master Gardeners of Susquehanna County held their first meeting of 2017 with a little bit of business and a whole lot of pleasure!
Are seed catalogs revving you up to start planting? You don't have to wait. Get a jump start with sowing seeds right now in winter!
The Penn State Master Gardeners of Susquehanna County are hosting several educational, hands on gardening classes beginning in the spring and continuing through the fall!
Learn the basics from the Franklin County Beekeepers’ Association in this 5 session course – bee biology, health, colony management, equipment and more.
As the days get longer, why isn't it getting warmer? Winter is a chance to explore your local areas and see a different landscape.
One of the marvels of landscaping is the perennial border. It's the poster child for a traditional English cottage look. In my imagination, tiny front yards are converted to ever blooming floral oases with a cobblestone path that leads one through the garden to the front door of a thatch roof cottage.
This year's Garden and Landscape Symposium and Marketplace will be April 29th 2017.
My daughter once said, “I’m so glad you are a gardener, Mom, because I can always find gifts for you.” It’s true that there are many garden-related items readily available in stores and catalogs. Usually, gardeners are easy to please and love to try something new.