Clinton County Master Gardeners are having their annual plant sale. Order forms are due by February 9, 2015.
Winter is the perfect time to scout for two of the most devastating pests of eastern trees...
For children 3 1/2-5 yrs: Make a mini greenhouse. February 7th, 10 am-noon @ 181 Franklin Farm Rd, Chambersburg. Call 263-9226 to register; $10 or $15/family.
This class is February 3 at 6:30-8:30 pm @ 181 Franklin Farm Rd, Chambersburg. Call 263-9226 to register. $10
Class to learn the basics of miniature 'fairy' gardening. This class is January 31 @181 Franklin Farm Rd, Chambersburg; Call 263-9226 to register. $10 per person
Last year the Penn State Master Gardeners of Erie county organized a tree scavenger hunt for the residents of the county. Master Gardeners identified and selected 15 trees that were unique in some way and with the help of some fun clues, participants enjoyed searching the city and countryside for the plants.
The short days, gray skies, howling, biting winds, snow, and ice are all around us...
Small Bug, Big Appetite
When it comes to creating a sense of hopeful expectation there is not much in the gardening world that can compare to seeds. It’s fascinating to me that so much can be produced from something so inconspicuous.
Unfrozen water can be harder for birds to find in winter than food. Not only do they need it to drink but also to keep their feathers clean and fluffy.
The answer is yes. Everyone noticed winter damage from the fierce winter last year, but it happens every year and affects many shrubs in our landscapes.
The garden demonstration plots at Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 17-19 at Rock Springs, will be abuzz this year not just with gardeners championing the importance of pollinators, but with many of the actual pollinators themselves, drawn to the vicinity by the specialized plantings designed to do just that.
Whether you have a big vegetable garden or small flower bed there are a few gardening principles that if followed will give you great results...
Saturday morning workshops in January will emphasize environmentally friendly gardening and lawn care practices. The workshops are free to the public.
Applications will be accepted until May 15, 2015.
Grumble. Grumble. It is going to snow. Grumble. Grumble. Why does it have to snow? You know how it is. Many folks have trouble accepting winter, cold, and snow. They can tolerate the cold (maybe), as long as it doesn't snow or rain...