After a prolonged delay, winter is finally here. Whether that is good or bad depends on your perspective. Some like the quiet blanket of snow outside their window...
With thirty-six acres of gardens, woods, lawn, and riverside walkways, Point State Park offers the experience of a natural forest in the City which has more than 3,000,000 visitors each year. It is an especially welcome respite for City residents, with its easy public transit access and connections to regional walking and bicycle trails.
A new invasive insect, the spotted lanternfly (SLF), was first discovered on Sept 22, 2014, in eastern Berks County, PA. This leafhopper is thought to have arrived 2 or 3 years before 2014. As of this writing, it has now been found in portions of Montgomery, Bucks, and Chester Counties.
Kerry Ann Mendez to speak at California University on Friday March 4, 2016 at 9 am, hosted by Fayette County Master Gardeners.
While winter is not prime gardening season there are winter activities that impact the garden...
The Clinton County Master Gardeners began their annual Native Plant Sale on January 16 with the release of their 2016 order form.
Are you a keen gardener? Do you love to share your gardening knowledge to help others be more successful gardeners? Then you might be interested in the Penn State Master Gardener program. Join us on February 16th as we discuss how to become a master gardener.
Fairy gardens are a growing trend across the country.
It may be cold and snowy outside, but there is plenty you can do indoors to prepare for the next growing season.
It seems that Summers are getting hotter and drier in many parts of our country and, although rain and water cycles fluctuate, we have all the water on our planet that we will ever get. It is essential we conserve what we have, and this winter is a good time to plan changes in your landscape that might help.
How to care for Poinsettia, Amaryllis, and Christmas Cactus
Like woodpeckers? Like saving money? Like doing it yourself? This project answers all these.
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.
One of Pittsburgh’s best kept secrets is the lovely plaza inside the Allegheny County Courthouse. According to the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation, the plaza was originally used for tying up horses, carriages and, eventually, for parking automobiles.
Get inspired and learn how to grow your greatest garden yet! The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Centre County are excited to announce the 2016 Home Gardening School. This one-day event (Saturday February 27th) will arm you with all you need to get your garden into shape. Deadline to register is February 19th. Cost is $65 for this 8:30 am-3:30 pm workshop.
Even though the temperature is below freezing and our landscapes look stark and lifeless, it is the perfect time to walk your property and evaluate your trees' branch structure while the leaves are off the tree and not blocking your view to the interior of the canopy...
Participants got a great head start on spring planting by learning about winter sowing.
Washington County's Penn State Extension Master Gardener Program will hold a Spring Gardening Seminar at the Washington County Fairgrounds April 2, 2016.
Did you make New Year’s resolutions this year? Statistics show that at least 50 percent of Americans do so, but many don’t maintain them for more than a couple of weeks.