Centre County Master Gardener News

Spotted Lanternfly Information Session
Feb 28, 2018
Penn State Extension is sponsoring a free information session on April 4th at 6 pm for members of the green industry, forest products industry and general public.
Master Gardener Bus Trip to Mt. Cuba Center
Feb 28, 2018
Join the Centre County Master Gardeners for a bus trip to Mt. Cuba Center Botanical Gardens and Lancaster Central Park on April 28th.
Centre County Master Gardener Plant Sale
Feb 28, 2018
Save the date! The Centre County 20th annual Master Gardener Plant Sale will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the Ag Progress Days site - 2710 West Pine Grove Road, Pennsylvania Furnace, PA
Mr. Yuk is Making Himself Known in Local Schools
Jan 23, 2018
Mr. Yuk has been a familiar face in many schools in Centre County during the months of February and March. This green, not very happy face was first seen in the early 1970’s. It serves as a reminder to be careful with chemicals and other common household products that could become a poison if not used properly.
Spotted lanternfly adults on Ailanthus. Photo: Emelie Swackhamer
What To Do If You Find Spotted Lanternfly
Jan 16, 2018
This insect is a potential threat to several important crops including grapes, peaches and timber trees. Many sites within the infested area have high populations of spotted lanternflies. Every landowner who effectively uses control measures will help to reduce the potential for this insect to spread to new territory.

Regional Events

Master Gardener State Conference
When: June 28 - July 1, 2018
Where: Seven Springs, PA