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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Growin' Green with Master Gardeners
Growin' Green with Master Gardeners - Workshops Workshops

Growin' Green with Master Gardeners

Multiple Options Available

$5.00
Youth 4-6 will participate in lots of fun activities while learning about plants at this workshop. More
Beauty of Bulbs
Beauty of Bulbs - Workshops Workshops

Beauty of Bulbs

09/08/2018

Chambersburg, PA

$10.00
Learn about choosing the right bulbs, planting, avoiding diseases, and much more! More
Master Gardener Garden to Table
Master Gardener Garden to Table - Workshops Workshops

Master Gardener Garden to Table

09/06/2018

Gettysburg, PA

$75.00
Join us and learn how to use summer and cold weather vegetables from your garden! More
Garden talk
York County Garden Open House - News News

York County Garden Open House

07/13/2018

Please join us Saturday, August 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for a morning of free fun and learning at the award-winning gardens of John Rudy County Park (400 Mundis Race Rd, York, PA). More
Photo credit: Charlene Lepant
Garden in the Parks Field Day - News News

Garden in the Parks Field Day

07/12/2018

On Saturday, August 18, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Penn State Master Gardeners will host a field day at their North and South Park demonstration gardens in Pittsburgh. More
Photo credit: Nancy Knauss
Understanding Garden Terminology - Articles Articles
As you shop for plants and seeds, understanding plant terminology will help you make better choices. This article explains some of the more common terms you will find in catalogs and at nurseries. More
Photo credit: F.D. Richards CC BY-SA 2.0
Orienpet Lilies are Show-Stoppers in the Garden - Articles Articles
Orienpet, or OT, lilies combine the best characteristics of Oriental and trumpet lilies. This article discusses their care along with recommended cultivars and companions. More
Master Gardener Fall into Gardening
Master Gardener Fall into Gardening - Workshops Workshops

Master Gardener Fall into Gardening

09/15/2018

Bloomsburg, PA

$15.00
Get your garden ready for the fall with your local Master Gardeners! More
Vegetables and annuals coexist in a Master Gardener "Idea Garden" Lancaster, PA. Photo credit: Mark Krotulski
The Foodscape Revolution - News News

The Foodscape Revolution

07/11/2018

Review of a book by Brie Arthur--The Foodscape Revolution: Finding a Better Way to Make Space for Food and Beauty in Your Garden. More
Japanese beetle damage on rose foliage. Photo credit: Lois Miklas
Simple Strategies to Deal with Garden Pests, Diseases - Articles Articles
You can create a relatively pest and disease free garden if you believe that ‘perfect’ plants are not the absolute goal of gardening and that all insects are not out to get you. More
Master Gardener Amateur Herbalist: Vinegars, Infused Oils, Shrubs
Master Gardener Amateur Herbalist: Vinegars, Infused Oils, Shrubs - Workshops Workshops
$12.00
Use summer herbs and fruits to add a warm weather feel to your meals this holiday season! More
Master Gardener Amateur Herbalist: Pairing Herbs with Produce
Master Gardener Amateur Herbalist: Pairing Herbs with Produce - Workshops Workshops
$12.00
Learn how to enhance the flavor of your autumn harvest! More
Master Gardener Amateur Herbalist: Picking, Preserving, Storing
Master Gardener Amateur Herbalist: Picking, Preserving, Storing - Workshops Workshops
$12.00
Learn tips for picking, preserving, and storing herbs! More
Master Gardener Corner of the Garden: Natural Holiday Decor
Master Gardener Corner of the Garden: Natural Holiday Decor - Workshops Workshops
$20.00
Learn how to create natural holiday decor using plants and herbs from your garden. More
Master Gardener Corner of the Garden: Butterflies and Pollinators
Master Gardener Corner of the Garden: Butterflies and Pollinators - Workshops Workshops
$12.00
Learn how to create a butterfly and pollinator garden from your local Master Gardeners. More
Master Gardener Workshop: Rooting Plants
Master Gardener Workshop: Rooting Plants - Workshops Workshops

Master Gardener Workshop: Rooting Plants

08/11/2018

Schnecksville, PA

$25.00
Grow more by learning how to root your favorite annuals, houseplants, and various soft tissue plants! More
Master Gardener Corner of the Garden: Rhubarb and Asparagus
Master Gardener Corner of the Garden: Rhubarb and Asparagus - Workshops Workshops
$12.00
Learn all about gardening with rhubarb and asparagus from your local Master Gardeners. More
Photo credit: Laura Nicholas
Grow Your Own Lemons - Articles Articles

Grow Your Own Lemons

Laura Nicholas

Lemons can be grown as a container plant, even in Pennsylvania. Find out how to cultivate lemons from blossom to ripe fruit in this article. More
Master Gardener Garden Tour
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Master Gardener Garden Tour

07/22/2018

New Wilmington, PA

$10.00
Come and get inspired with new ideas for your garden! More
Master Gardener Garden Art: Basic Flower Arranging
Master Gardener Garden Art: Basic Flower Arranging - Workshops Workshops

Master Gardener Garden Art: Basic Flower Arranging

08/17/2018

Chambersburg, PA

$20.00
The Master Gardeners of Franklin County invite you to join them in creating flower arrangements from the garden. More
Medicinal Use of Orchard Fruits and Herbs
Medicinal Use of Orchard Fruits and Herbs - Workshops Workshops

Medicinal Use of Orchard Fruits and Herbs

09/08/2018

Philadelphia, PA

Free
Join Alyssa Schimmel from the Philadelphia Orchard Project and learn about teas and tinctures made from plants throughout the growing season. More
Growing a Bountiful Fall Harvest
Growing a Bountiful Fall Harvest - Workshops Workshops

Growing a Bountiful Fall Harvest

08/04/2018

Philadelphia, PA

Free
Learn how to create a vegetable garden that produces generous harvests throughout the fall. More
Pumpkin Walk
Pumpkin Walk - News News

Pumpkin Walk

06/05/2018

Erie County's Pumpkin Walk includes hundreds of illuminated pumpkins October 5th and 6th at Waldameer Amusement Park. More
Ostrich Fern, Photo credit: Louise Brewer
Gardening with Ferns - Articles Articles

Gardening with Ferns

Mary Ann Ziemba

Ferns may be the best solution for problem spots in shady gardens. Find out how different types of ferns can be used in the landscape. More
Vegetable Garden at Kinder Park, photo courtesy of Patty Rahi
Delaware County Master Gardeners 27th Annual Garden Contest - News News
The contest is open to all residents of Delaware County. Categories include Ornamental, Vegetable, Community and Youth. More
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