Schools and youth organizations in Montgomery County, PA incorporating horticulture into their curriculum/educational activities are eligible to apply for the 2017 Gardens and Youth Grant.
Nonprofit organizations growing produce in order to help alleviate the hunger crisis in Montgomery County are eligible to apply for the Community Garden Grant.
The Allegheny County Master Gardeners Speaker’s Bureau is a public outreach program dedicated to providing research-based horticultural information to the gardening public including garden clubs, civic groups, local events, nurseries, libraries and schools.
More than 300 people attended an update meeting about the invasive insect, the spotted lanternfly, on October 27, 2016 in Bally, PA.
Annual event for home gardeners features ideas for right-sizing your garden, edibles in the landscape, plants that inspire, and "going native" in your own backyard.
Franklin County Master Gardeners celebrated their achievements from the 2015-16 year. Certificates and badges were awarded for milestone volunteer hours.
More than 200 Monarchs were rescued and released by Franklin County Master Gardeners, relatives, friends and neighbors.
The minimum-security prison in Crawford County houses about 1,200 women. Nearly 140 inmates in the honors unit participate in the garden program.
Franklin County Master Gardeners spent a crisp autumn day talking with more than 100 people at Applefest.
Most of the perennials in the garden are finished blooming and it's time to throw in the towel for the growing season. There is still the desire to restore order and tidiness to the garden by cutting everything down, but should I?
Tools are an important part of gardening. We use tools to make our work easier: digging, pruning, planting, watering, and lugging stuff around the garden would all be much harder without our tools. With a little bit of time and care, we can keep our tools in good shape and good function.
Sweet potatoes are a fun crop to grow...
Master Gardeners attend extensive training classes, then apply their knowledge by volunteering.
Mean temperatures in July 2016 will go down as the warmest on record, not just for July, but for any month dating back to the late 1800s when we began recording temperatures...
Eleanor Brown of the Venango County Master Gardeners passes on some tips to ensure that our landscapes don’t contribute to the increasing problem of polluted streams and lakes, including the harmful algae blooms that deplete oxygen and kill fish each year.
Master Gardeners visited Providence Place senior living in Chambersburg to share herbs and flowers plus make small cut flower arrangements.
Even though the growing season is over for the most part, you can give your garden a reprieve with a splash of fall color.
Due to the warm dry summer, many of our gardens are finishing early. It is a good time to plant a cover crop in your garden.
The Franklin County Victory Garden is having a successful growing season. This year Master Gardeners have implemented several new practices including straw-bale and no-till gardening.