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Fruitlets. Photo: Kari Peter, Penn State
Disease Update: Managing Diseases During Wet Weather - News News
Trees need to be protected during wet conditions. The following are strategies for keeping diseases in check on apple and stone fruit during persistent rainy weather. More
Spotted Lanternfly -adult lateral view (GregHoover)
Spotted Lanternfly: New Pest in Pennsylvania - Workshops Workshops

Spotted Lanternfly: New Pest in Pennsylvania


Towanda, PA

Additional Bradford/Sullivan County Free Public Class held in July 2018. 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
Dwarf cherry tree after a snow fall
Winter Berries and Shrubs that Create Winter Interest - Workshops Workshops
Bradford/Sullivan County Free Public Class for July. More
Photo: Rob Crassweller, Penn State
Carbohydrate Model Run: May 18, 2018 Thinning Weather Has Changed - News News
We finished our May twilight meetings yesterday with the meeting in North East, PA. Beginning on Tuesday of this week most of our travel weather was overcast with much heavy rain. More
Bumble bee on Monarda punctata, Spotted beebalm or dotted horsemint
Rhubarb and What Perennials Bloom in June - Workshops Workshops

Rhubarb and What Perennials Bloom in June


Towanda, PA

Bradford/Sullivan County Free Public Class for June 2018. More
Pepper transplants. Photo: Tom Ford, Penn State
Vegetable - Small Fruit Current Issues: May 18, 2018 - News News
It’s no secret that this spring has been cold and wet across Pennsylvania. On many farms, planting has been delayed as much as three weeks, and many crops already in the ground are developing more slowly than usual. More
Photo credit: Alyssa Collins
Summer Garden Experience 2018 - News News

Summer Garden Experience 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!


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
Photo credit: Tim Elkner
The Dirt on Dahlias - Articles Articles

The Dirt on Dahlias

Mary Reefer

Dahlias are showy flowers that brighten the summer garden. Learn how to grow them and save the tubers for future years. More
Butterfly on an purple cone flower
Pollinator-Friendly Gardening Workshop in Lackawanna County - Workshops Workshops
Join the Lackawanna county Master Gardeners for this free workshop on how to help support the declining bee population. More
Andy Hirneisen, Penn State University
Home Food Preservation: Hands-On Water Bath Canning Training - Workshops Workshops
Join us to learn the basics of water bath and atmospheric steam canning. More
Master Health and Wellness Volunteer Program
Master Health and Wellness Volunteer Program - Online Courses Online Courses
Learn the basics of healthy eating, including nutrition, meal preparation and food safety. Prepare to be a health and wellness volunteer educator. More
Figure 1. One-inch diameter hail stones fell at the Fruit Research and Extension Center, May 10, 2018. Photo: Jim Schupp, Penn State
Chemical Thinning After an Early Season Hail Storm - News News
Orchards in Adams County were hit with hail on the afternoon of May 10, when the trees were at petal fall. In the following days, other locations in SE and Central PA also suffered hail damage. More
Youth Summer Garden Camp
Youth Summer Garden Camp - Workshops Workshops

Youth Summer Garden Camp

Multiple Options Available

Learn about seeds, soil, plants, and the environment at this summer camp for kids ages 7-12! More
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