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Coreopsis. Photo credit: Mark Krotulski
Great Plants for Fall Color - Articles Articles

Great Plants for Fall Color

Connie Holland

This article describes a number of flowers and foliage plants that do not typically come to mind when we think of autumn color. More
Photo credit: Kim Frey
Evaluating the Garden - Articles Articles

Evaluating the Garden

Pamela T. Hubbard

Winter is the perfect time to reflect on the successes and disappointments of last year's garden. More
Guia Para Plantar y Transplantar Verduras
Guia Para Plantar y Transplantar Verduras - Articles Articles
Versión en español de la Guía de Plantación y Trasplante de Hortalizas. More
Extendiendo la Temporada Productiva con Túneles Altos
Extendiendo la Temporada Productiva con Túneles Altos - Articles Articles
Los túneles altos ofrecen protección a las plantas de tierras saturadas de humedad y temperaturas bajas en la primavera y el otoño con lo cual se extiende la temporada productiva. More
Spring containers with a mix of flowers, herbs and vegetables
Make Containers do Double-duty - Articles Articles
A couple of weekends with sunshine and mild temperatures have hastened my ritual of pulling containers out from the shed and placing them in their normal spots on the terrace and deck in my garden. More
Four-lined plant bug adult. Photo: S. Feather, Penn State
Four-lined Plant Bugs Are Active Now - Articles Articles
Four-lined plant bugs, Poecilocapsus lineatus, become active in May. More
Organic Land Care Best Management Practices Manual
Organic Land Care Best Management Practices Manual - Articles Articles
This free manual provides recommendations to land managers and landscape contractors on best management practices for effectively conducting organic land care. More
Horseweed. Photo: Bill Curran, Penn State
Horseweed—a Winter and Summer Annual - Articles Articles
Horseweed (Conyza canadensis) also known as marestail, reproduces by seeds. More
Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University,
Snailcase Bagworm - Articles Articles
The snailcase bagworm is a moth (family Psychidae) that was accidentally introduced into the United States from Europe in the 1940s. More
Best Management Practices for Bee Health
Best Management Practices for Bee Health - Articles Articles
The Horticultural Research Institute, the research foundation of AmericanHort, announces the release of Best Management Practices for Bee Health in the Horticultural Industry. More
Photo of horseweed taken in early November. Curran, Penn State
How Late Can I Control Weeds in the Fall? - Articles Articles

How Late Can I Control Weeds in the Fall?

Dwight Lingenfelter, William S. Curran, Ph.D.

How late can an herbicide application be made in the fall and still be effective? We provide comments about controlling perennials and winter annual weeds. More
Photo: Karan A. Rawlins, University of Georgia,
Black Medic - Articles Articles

Black Medic

Tim Abbey

Black medic (Medicago lupulina) is a spreading, low growing summer annual. More
Gardening Prep during the Cold Winter Months
Gardening Prep during the Cold Winter Months - Articles Articles
The winter temperatures in northeastern Pennsylvania don’t really feel like gardening weather. More
Compost bins with easy access for turning the pile
Composting Leaves - Articles Articles

Composting Leaves

Vincent Cotrone

Before you bag up those fall leaves, consider their potential for your landscape. More
Matt Tillett-St. Mary's 2.0
Cover Crops in Home Gardens Improve Soil and Reduce Erosion - Articles Articles
Planting a cover crop at the end of the harvest will benefit your garden in the seasons to come. More
Identifying mushrooms isn’t as easy as matching the mushroom to a picture in a book. Photo: Emelie Swackhamer
Identifying Mushrooms - Articles Articles

Identifying Mushrooms

Emelie Swackhamer

Identifying mushrooms is complicated and not easy to do. More
Chalkboard Plant Stake-Personal Creations On CC BY 2.0
Late Summer Lettuce - Articles Articles

Late Summer Lettuce

John Esslinger

If you have a patch in the garden to plant something for later in the fall, frost-hardy, low-light lettuce is a good choice for late summer planting. More
Scolia dubia on goldenrod / David Hill / platycryptus on BY 4.0
Blue winged wasp, Scolia dubia—is a real asset! - Articles Articles
Have you seen this wasp flying over the landscape about 12” above the ground, circling in a mass of its fellow wasps? More
Photo: Tim Abbey
Common Pokeweed Identification and Management - Articles Articles
Pokeweed can be a weed in landscape beds and nurseries. More
Salt damage on a Leyland cypress. Photo: Tom Ford
Techniques for Dealing with Road Salt Injury - Articles Articles
Sodium chloride remains the predominant deicing compound utilized by residential property owners, township supervisors, and landscape contractors in our region. More
Septoria leaf spot on Rudbeckia (Photo by S. Guiser)
Bud Break: A Key Time for Controlling Plant Diseases - Articles Articles
Not only do you and I look forward to Spring weather, fungi, bacteria, phytoplasmas and other plant pathogens also gear up for the season. More
Photo: Michael Masiuk
Tough and Beautiful is Hard to Beat - Articles Articles
Parrotia persica, also known as Persian ironwood, is native to a relatively small region of northern Iran and Azerbaijan, near the southern edge of the Caspian Sea. More
2015 Perennial Plant of the Year™ Geranium xcantabrigiense 'Biokovo' Photo: Sinclair Adam
Hardy Geraniums: Excellent Garden Plants - Articles Articles
There is an ever-increasing array of excellent hardy Geranium species and cultivars that are strong performers in most of Pennsylvania. More
Fern Diseases
Fern Diseases - Articles Articles

Fern Diseases

Gary W. Moorman, Ph.D.

Informational table showing disease name, symptoms, pathogen/cause, and management of Fern diseases. More
Viola Diseases
Viola Diseases - Articles Articles

Viola Diseases

Gary W. Moorman, Ph.D.

Informational table showing disease name, symptoms, pathogen/cause, and management of Viola diseases. More
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