Planting and Growing

Information on planting and growing home gardens, including choosing plants, hydroponic towers, container gardening, soil testing, pruning, deadheading and care of holiday plants. Tips on home orchards, fruit gardens, native plants and herbs.

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Corner of the Garden: Raised Bed Vegetable Gardening
Corner of the Garden: Raised Bed Vegetable Gardening - Workshops Workshops
If your garden space is limited, consider raised bed vegetable gardening! More
Corner of the Garden: Pruning 101 Made Easy
Corner of the Garden: Pruning 101 Made Easy - Workshops Workshops
Learn to prune your trees and shrubs with confidence! More
A centerpiece created by Master Gardener Diane Michura
Holiday Greens Sale - News News

Holiday Greens Sale

11/06/2018

Join Clinton County Master Gardeners on December 1st for an opportunity to purchase fresh local greens and learn how to use them to make centerpieces, swags, and other holiday decorations. More
Corner of the Garden: The Monarch Butterfly's Journey
Corner of the Garden: The Monarch Butterfly's Journey - Workshops Workshops
Follow the journey of the Monarch Butterfly and learn how you can create a Monarch Way Station for them. More
Corner of the Garden: What's Hot in Perennials This Year
Corner of the Garden: What's Hot in Perennials This Year - Workshops Workshops
Discover which top performing perennials will keep your garden in bloom throughout spring, summer, and fall. More
A rainy day at DITO Inc's Segue Gardens in West Oak Lane
Growers' Series: Shifting Weather Patterns - Workshops Workshops

Growers' Series: Shifting Weather Patterns

01/31/2019

Philadelphia, PA

Free
Discussion on grower concerns, solutions, and work-arounds for weather-related issues facing gardeners and growers today. More
Photo credit: Lois Miklas
Overwintering Plants in Containers - Articles Articles
Many perennial and evergreen plants in containers can survive the winter, if you take precautions to protect them. More
Holiday Arrangement, photo courtesy of Master Gardner, Deb Soutar
Delaware County Master Gardener Greens and Gifts Sale - News News
Shop in person at Smedley Park Environmental Center on Saturday, December 8th, from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, or place your pre-order now. More
Winter Sowing Workshop
Winter Sowing Workshop - Workshops Workshops

Winter Sowing Workshop

01/12/2019

Chambersburg, PA

$10.00
Join us to get a head start on your spring gardening by learning how to start germinating seeds in your garden in the winter months. More
Photo credit: Lois Miklas
Garden Bargain or Bust? - Articles Articles

Garden Bargain or Bust?

Lisa Marie Bernardo

How do you know if that clearance plant is a bargain or a waste of money? Follow these steps to assure that your bargain purchase will survive the winter and thrive next spring. More
Calendar design by Judy Ross
Master Gardener 2019 Calendar - News News

Master Gardener 2019 Calendar

10/14/2018

The Penn State Master Gardener program has produced a stunning 2019 wall calendar. More
GardenWise
GardenWise - Workshops Workshops

GardenWise

03/09/2019

York, PA

$60.00
Whether a novice or expert gardener, this gardening event has something for everyone! More
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Fall Shrubs and Trees - Articles Articles

Fall Shrubs and Trees

Mary Ann Ryan

This article discusses some lesser-known shrubs and trees with beautiful fall color. More
Gifts from the Garden Fundraiser Workshop
Gifts from the Garden Fundraiser Workshop - Workshops Workshops
Join us at this fundraiser and learn how to create gifts from your garden! More
Photo credit: Sandy Michaels
The Child-Friendly Garden - Articles Articles
Looking for ways to get children outdoors and away from the computer and TV? This article offers great suggestions to get children involved in gardening. More
Rooftop containers at the Cloud 9 Rooftop Farm
Growers’ Series: Rooftop Containers - Workshops Workshops

Growers’ Series: Rooftop Containers

12/11/2018

Philadelphia, PA

Free
Explore the challenges and possibilities offered by rooftop growing and build your own rooftop planter! More
Hyacinth bulbs should be planted in fall. Photo credit: Hershey Gardens
Plant Bulbs in the Fall for a Spring Celebration - Articles Articles
For a beautiful spring display, you should plan to plant bulbs in fall. Find out how to select, plant and care for bulbs in your garden. More
Photo credit: Lois Miklas
Is Fall for Planting? - Articles Articles

Is Fall for Planting?

Lois Miklas

We frequently see the suggestion that autumn is a good time to plant. This article offers a look at what can be planted in fall and precautions to take when planting at this time of year. More
New York ironweed. Photo credit: Mary Alice Koeneke
Native Perennials for Fall - Articles Articles

Native Perennials for Fall

Mary Alice Koeneke

Pollinators need pollen and nectar all season long. This article discusses beautiful plants that offer support to pollinators well into fall. More
Coneflowers (Echinacea) can be divided. Photo credit: Lois Miklas
A Guide to Dividing Perennials - Articles Articles

A Guide to Dividing Perennials

Pamela T. Hubbard

One of the gardener’s most rewarding tasks is dividing perennials. Not only is it an easy way to acquire more plants, but it helps them stay vigorous and healthy. More
Susquehanna County Junior Master Gardeners - Fall Session
Susquehanna County Junior Master Gardeners - Fall Session - Workshops Workshops
A series of classes geared for children ages 9-13, the Spring, Summer, and Fall sessions will teach children about many aspects of horticulture - basic instruction in botany, entomology, propagation, soil, composting, and lots more. More
Fall Garden Day
Fall Garden Day - Workshops Workshops
A variety of topics will be presented to help participants get their gardens ready for the fall season. More
Gardening Kaleidoscope: Inspiration for Your Backyard
Gardening Kaleidoscope: Inspiration for Your Backyard - Workshops Workshops
Fresh gardening ideas will be shared to inspire the seasonal change of your garden. More
Fall Gardening Wrap-Up: Westmoreland County
Fall Gardening Wrap-Up: Westmoreland County - Workshops Workshops
Free workshop containing 4 educational gardening talks. Topics include water run-off, weeds, monarch butterflies, and bulbs. More
Perennial Production for Beginning Growers
Perennial Production for Beginning Growers - Workshops Workshops

Perennial Production for Beginning Growers

11/07/2018

Worcester, PA

$60.00
Join us for an educational day with a Penn State expert and learn more about perennial production! More
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