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.
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.
Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Alameda Park, Butler
The Butler County Master Gardeners will hold their Master Gardener Training Classes starting in October 2017.
The Centre county Master Gardeners annual Garden Fair and Plant Sale is just around the corner on May 21st.
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!
Most rain barrels cost anywhere from $80.00 to even $200.00! Would you like to make one...for at least 1/2 those prices?
Need advice on a troublesome garden corner? Have a question about native plants? Can't understand why your tomatoes aren't doing well? Come find us, at these community events and businesses, as we expand our outreach with research-based advice and guidance for your garden!
Fruit growers are wondering if they will have any fruit this summer.
Lancaster County Master Gardeners share from their own gardens for the annual plant sale.
A succulent is a plant that stores water in fleshy tissues to survive drought. There are over 60 plant families considered succulents. Some examples are sempervivums, sedums, aloes, kalanchoes and echeverias.
Now that spring weather, with unusually high temperatures, came early to many parts of the Northeast and most woody trees and shrubs have broken bud and flowered almost a month early, we have suddenly dipped back into winter with below freezing temperatures.
What’s not to like about daffodils?
Gardening in the Poconos is fraught with problems, from rock-hard ground that is impossible to dig, to marauding deer that believe you planted a smorgasbord just for them. While lower elevations enjoy spring flowers, our winters drag on and on. Faced with these and other difficulties, why should you and I garden?
The Greenhouse committee decided to partner with the 4-H Garden Club to germinate 'Big Zac' tomatoes.
It’s about time to start seeding tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants. Start seeding now if you plan to transplant into your garden in mid-May.
Penn State Extension Master Gardeners in conjunction with the Pesticide Education Program bring Fayette County Schools together in commemoration of National Poison Prevention Month.
The Penn State Master Gardeners of Adams County recently awarded Service Pins and Charms to Master Gardeners for achieving goals of volunteer hours, and for years of service.