Plants need good growing conditions in order to thrive. What those conditions are varies from plant to plant...
Are you an avid gardener? Would you find it rewarding to share research based gardening information with others? Perhaps you are just the right fit for the Penn State Master Gardening program.
Master gardeners are hard at work at the garden demonstration plots at Penn State's Ag Progress site at Rock Springs.
Penn State’s Organic Materials Processing and Education Center (OMPEC) has compost available for sale at Lion Surplus, located on the Services Road on the University Park campus. Open Monday – Friday from 7:00 AM – 4:30 PM. The cost is $18/cubic yard. Payment is cash, check or credit card. To check on availability contact 814-865-4371.
Penn State Master Gardeners in Cumberland County are hosting Family Garden Day on Saturday, June 4, 2016, between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. at the Penn State Extension office, 310 Allen Road, Carlisle, PA 17013.
Penn State Master Gardeners are offering a Summer Garden Camp for youth ages 7 to 12 or in grades 3 to 6 at the Penn State Extension office on Allen Road in Carlisle.
Mercer County Master Gardeners' invite you to join them for a one-day bus trip to Fallingwater and Kentuck Knob on Saturday, July 30, 2016. Registration deadline is July 1, 2016. We will depart from the Mercer Extension Office promptly at 6:30 a.m. (please arrive no later than 6:15 a.m. to board). We will return at approximately 9:00 p.m. that evening.
When most of us think of GMOs or genetically modified organisms, we think about crops like corn and soybean that have been genetically altered to resist some pests (e.g. corn borer), or survive being sprayed with a weed control herbicide (e.g. glyphosate).
Tried and true, the geranium is one of the most popular flowering plants for a garden bed, containers, pots and hanging baskets.
4-H has inspired and impacted so many of us over the years that I wish to share with you one extraordinary 4-H member’s story, and this is just her beginning.
If you like to have fresh herbs at your fingertips then container gardening may be your best bet, and it is easy and fun.
April's Diagnostic Webinar included: Boxwood Blight, Thousand Canker Disease, Allium/Onion Leafminer, Spotted Lanternfly, and Emerald Ash Borer.
With over 1000 different types of cherries in existence, there is probably a type of cherry for everyone.
When is the best time to plant warm season vegetables in your garden? That’s not an easy question. Some gardeners like to wait until Memorial Day or later to ensure the cold weather and frosts are over.
Do you remember celebrating Arbor Day when you were in grade school and you were given a seedling to plant?
Would you like to grow abundant fresh vegetables in a small space with less weeding, no tilling, no heavy digging, and less work? If so, I recommend you try square foot gardening.
The Butler County Master Gardeners will hold their Master Gardener Training Classes starting in October 2017.
Even though our area has had a mild winter, there may be parts of your home turf that may have suffered winter damage...
Are you a keen gardener? Do you want to share your gardening knowledge to help others be more successful gardeners? Then you might be interested in the Penn State Master Gardener program. Penn State Master Gardeners are volunteers trained by Penn State Extension who assist Extension staff in providing and expanding its educational programs in consumer horticulture. Free informational meetings start May 18th.
Make a tomato cages that will last for years and years even if you leave them outside unprotected!