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Epipactis helleborine. Photo: Amy Korman, Penn State
Be on the Lookout for Invasive Orchids - News News
Epipactis helleborine, the Broad-leaved Helleborine, is an invasive orchid that continues to plague Pennsylvania landscapes. More
Pollinators on Solidago rigida (stiff goldenrod) Photo credit: Connie Schmotzer
Best Plants for Pollinators - News News

Best Plants for Pollinators

05/21/2018

Research conducted by Penn State Master Gardeners reveals the best plants to attract and support pollinators. Find out more through this article and accompanying pollinator fact sheets. More
Master Gardener Gretel Walker
2018 Pike County Master Gardener Plant Sale - News News
Purchase species of native plants that are not found at local stores or nurseries, and a selection of herbs locally grown by Master Gardener, Gretel Walker. Date: June 23, during the Milford Music Festival. More
Photo credit: Alyssa Collins
Summer Garden Experience 2018 - News News

Summer Garden Experience 2018

05/18/2018

Summer Garden Experience in Lancaster County combines the ambiance of a farm in summer with cutting edge planting and growing information. Bring the whole family on July 28th! More
While browsing at the plant sale, get your gardening questions answered along with handouts and publications.
Dig In - It's Time to Plant! - News News

Dig In - It's Time to Plant!

05/18/2018

The Penn State Master Gardeners in Lackawanna County are having a plant sale on May 25th, because it's finally time to start your vegetable garden. More
Ask A Master Gardener
Ask A Master Gardener - News News

Ask A Master Gardener

05/09/2018

The Penn State Master Gardeners in Lackawanna County will be available to answer your gardening questions and give you the latest research-based information on home horticultural topics. More
Master Gardener basic training class. Photo credit: George Schreck
Could You Be a Master Gardener? - News News

Could You Be a Master Gardener?

05/04/2018

Master Gardeners are volunteers for Penn State Extension who use research-based information to educate the public about sustainable horticulture and environmental stewardship. Find out whether this program may be right for you. More
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BLOOM! A Movement to Improve the World Through the Power of Plants - News News
In response to rising plant blindness among American youth, a new campaign is inspiring young people to appreciate the plant world, and to see themselves engaged personally and professionally in that world. More
Photo: Alyssa Collins
Penn State Flower Trials Aid Industry, Consumers in Picking Posies - News News
The Penn State Flower Trials — in its 85th year — has a powerful benefit in Pennsylvania and beyond. Penn State's Southeast Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Manheim, Lancaster County, serves as the epicenter of the trials. More
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Will the Quarantine Effort for Spotted Lanternfly Work? - News News
For the past few years, there have been numerous Penn State Extension articles on the emerging spotted lanternfly (SLF) issue. More
Family Garden Day 2018
Family Garden Day 2018 - News News

Family Garden Day 2018

04/25/2018

Penn State Master Gardeners in Cumberland County are hosting Family Garden Day on June 2nd from 10 am to 1 pm at the Cumberland County Extension office. “All Creatures Great and Small” is the theme of this year’s family-friendly event. More
Willow Weave Fence. Photo credit: Si Griffiths CC BY-SA 3.0
Willow: 2018 Notable Native™ Herb - News News
The willow species contains many varieties useful to both humans and wildlife. More
Spotted lanternfly empty egg cases. Photo: Emelie Swackhamer, Penn State
Spotted Lanternfly Permits for Transporting Goods - News News
The spotted lanternfly permitting process is new in the Pennsylvania quarantined area for business, government, and other organizations. More
An African Marigold being grown at the proper pH. Photo: Tom Ford, Penn State
Milk is Not a Substitute for Flowable Lime Rescue Treatments - News News
Low media pH has been known to increase the risk of iron and manganese toxicity in some horticultural crops like geraniums and African marigolds. More
Designing Your Vegetable Garden
Dig In - Your Guide to a Successful Vegetable Garden - News News
Presented by the Penn State Master Gardeners of Lackawanna County. More
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