Clinton County Master Gardener News

Carole Livingston
Feb 8, 2018
Carole has been a Master Gardener since 2007. She has served as a Plant Sale volunteer and workshop presenter. Carole enjoys growing different flowers every year, doing research from year to year, and trying a variety of soils and other growing situations.
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.
June 28-July 1, 2018
2018 Master Gardener State Conference
Sep 21, 2017
Master Gardeners to host state-wide conference in June 2018.
Yellow aphids are seen on a willow branch.  Photo by Tina Clinefelter
A is for Aphid
Apr 10, 2015
Odds are that you have aphids somewhere in your garden right now. There seems to be an aphid for almost every plant and with over 1300 species in just these United States what makes you think you can escape their attentions?
'Before' photo of a red-twigged dogwood that needs to be pruned.  Photo by Tina Clinefelter
A Prime Time to Prune!
Apr 9, 2015
Pruning time is upon us! Some shrubs are pruned early in the spring ... as buds swell, while others are pruned after they flower (like forsythia and lilac).

Regional Events

Master Gardener Basic Training: Clinton County
When: Oct 4, 2018
Where: Penn State Extension-Clinton County, 232 East Main Street, Lock Haven, PA 17745