Master Gardener Sue McMorris' "Herbs: From The Garden to The Kitchen" was a big hit. Participants learned about herbs from how to prepare the soil to how to clip and dry them for using in the kitchen.
The Penn State Master Gardeners in Lackawanna County participated in “Earth Day Is Your Day” at The Mall at Steamtown on April 18...
The 2015 growing season has finally started. The sun has gotten stronger, the days longer, and soil is warming up...
Just in time for the gardening season, The Master Gardeners of Delaware County will be at Linvilla Orchards every Saturday in May.
The focus will be on pollinator-attracting plants such as columbine, butterfly weed, bleeding heart, foxglove, coneflower, bee balm, salvia, speedwell, agastache, coreopsis, euphorbia, and asters. Also available will be drought-resistant plants, herbs, native plants, annuals, and plants that attract birds and butterflies as well as Master Gardener-grown perennials and vegetable starts.
Frost, “killing frost,” freeze warnings, a “killing freeze” - what is the difference? In casual conversation the terms frost and freeze are often interchangeable but there is a very real difference. Frost and freeze are two distinct phenomena. These terms take on significance when they are associated with the growing season for home gardeners.
Fayette County Master Gardeners to host plant sale at Fayette County Fairgrounds.
Years ago, trees and shrubs were dug up and transplanted to a new location, or shipped by nurseries with bare roots while they were dormant (not in leaf)...
Say goodbye to winter! It's now time to do some spring maintenance in your garden.
8:30am - 1:00pm This is a rain or shine event.
Pruning time is upon us!
Food needs in different stages of the butterfly
The pros and cons of ants - beneficial helpers or pesky pests?
Our annual plant sale features the following items: perennials, annuals, herbs, vegetable, native plants, container gardens, hypertufa items and compost. Line forms early. May 16th, 8 am-noon at the Master Gardeners' Demonstration Garden, 1 Library Dr., Lewistown, PA.
Experienced gardeners in Northeastern Pennsylvania know that warm season vegetables like tomatoes, peppers, and eggplant do well when planted around Memorial Day...
Penn State Extension in Franklin County is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Penn State Extension Master Gardener Basic Training Program. Deadline to apply is July 31st.
The Penn State Master Gardeners of Pike County are hosting an all-day “GardenFest 2015” gardening symposium on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at the Pike County Training Center, in Lords Valley, PA from 9:00 AM to 3.00 PM. Be sure to save the date!
Are you one of the "smarter" gardeners who are winter sowing seeds this winter? Warmer weather signals time to check on those "mini-greenhouses."
Four Penn State Master Gardener trainees achieved the rank of Apprentice for the Clinton County Master Gardener program 2015.
As we gaze upon the awakening landscape at this time of year, we dream of the wide array of flowers, shrubs and trees in our gardens. In the shrubs category, viburnums fall into “my favorite” species for many reasons...