Penn State Extension in Susquehanna County will be offering the Penn State Master Gardener Training this fall in Montrose at their 88 Chenango Street office. The training will be held each Thursday evening from 6:00-8:30 pm beginning October 6 and continuing through February 23.
This spring, a dramatic decline in the health of eastern white pine (Pinus strobus) has been observed in forest and landscape settings across New England and Northeastern Pennsylvania...
Take a walk around your landscape and you'll see them everywhere. The weeds are up. I mentally divide my weeds into two major groups: ones that spread by seeds and ones that spread by roots and seeds.
If you have gardened for any length of time you already realize that your garden is always going through changes—some for the better and some for the worst.
The Penn State Master Gardeners established the Trial Garden Program about the year 2001, and since then we have never looked back.
Penn State Extension in Clinton County is accepting applications from individuals interested in becoming trainees for the Master Gardener Program.
It is summer and our landscapes are green and growing well, but it is important that our landscapes don’t contribute to the increasing problem of polluted streams and lakes, including harmful algae blooms that deplete oxygen and kill fish each year.
As sure as there will be the usual enjoyable elements of another summer, such as cook outs, vacations, swimming, and sunshine, there are parts of summer for the home gardener that are not enjoyable...
Just like sowing vegetable seeds for fall, perennial plant seeds can be sown to provide transplants for the fall.
Ok, so you are being attacked by the dreaded Japanese beetle!
Poison-ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) is a native woody, perennial vine. Though it doesn’t pose the same problems that other common weeds do, it has its own significant pest quality.
Garlic is planted in the fall but local farmers’ markets are starting to open now and that is a great place to purchase the garlic you will plant in October.
Insects of many kinds are annoying and just as prevalent as all of our outdoor summer business. One bug in particular has made global headlines, the mosquito...
The Barn's Community Garden sponsored by Master Gardeners in Lehigh and Northampton Counties wins first place Search for Excellence Award in the Community Service category.
Philadelphia Master Gardeners have developed a new publication called "Gardening From the Ground Up", which discusses soil health and best practices for Philadelphia Gardens.
Franklin County Master Gardeners are partnering with Coyle Library to provide a preschool program in the gardens this summer.
There are several pest problems that are either already present or are expected in local gardens.
Come to this 2 part class and learn important facts about this pest before you react. You will not only see what this insect looks like but also examine the damage it does. Then watch Top Notch Tree service perform a live demonstration on what measures can be taken to protect your trees.
Enjoy a tour of several pollinator garden habitats and discuss what pollinators need to survive in your garden with Gayle O’Brien, Master Gardener and of Humming Hill Lavender Farm. Date is Saturday, September 3 at 10:00 a.m. at the Humming Hill Lavender Farm, in Brooklyn.
Join the Master Gardeners for their first annual Fall Clinic. They will be giving a series of short lectures on how to preserve your harvest, root cellaring, saving seeds and learning how to braid garlic. The date is Saturday, September 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Montrose.