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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Planting the Right Plant in the Right Place - Workshops Workshops

Planting the Right Plant in the Right Place

04/24/2019

Bethlehem, PA

Free
The Nature of Natives More
Slate Stencil Workshop
Slate Stencil Workshop - Workshops Workshops

Slate Stencil Workshop

07/13/2019

Springfield, PA

$15.00
Join the Delaware County Master Gardeners and use stencils to create a garden theme slate decor for your home. More
Photo credit: Steve Williams
How Too Much Rain Affects Your Garden - Articles Articles
Extreme weather can be detrimental to your flower and vegetable gardens. This article looks at how excessive moisture and other extremes affect plants and what you can do about it. More
By Iris Wijngaarden - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2177868
Snowdrops - Articles Articles

Snowdrops

Martha Murdock

Snowdrops are one of the first flowers to emerge in late winter. Learn more about the origin and care of this popular bulb. More
Spring Garden Symposium
Spring Garden Symposium - Workshops Workshops

Spring Garden Symposium

04/06/2019

New Castle, PA

$50.00
Learn how to turn your garden in a treasure trove! More
Seed Starting and Garden Planning
Seed Starting and Garden Planning - Workshops Workshops

Seed Starting and Garden Planning

03/13/2019

Honesdale, PA

Free
Get started on spring planting and understanding best practice for seed starting. More
Photo credit: Lorraine Volk-Wallace
January Checklist for Garden Activities - Articles Articles
Even in January, indoor and outdoor plants, shrubs and trees require our attention. Follow this checklist to keep on target with plant care throughout the winter. More
Spring Gardening
Spring Gardening - Workshops Workshops

Spring Gardening

03/16/2019

Pottsville, PA

$20.00
Get a jump start on the next gardening season! More
There are many benefits to having houseplants
Have A Green Winter - Articles Articles

Have A Green Winter

Shirley Lindsay

There are many benefits to having houseplants, winter or summer. More
Photo credit: Laurie Collins
Anise Hyssop for the Perennial Garden - Articles Articles
Anise hyssop has been named the 2019 Herb of the Year™ by the International Herb Association. Learn about the characteristics and uses of this appealing native plant. More
Organic/Sustainable Practices and Plant Propagation
Organic/Sustainable Practices and Plant Propagation - Workshops Workshops

Organic/Sustainable Practices and Plant Propagation

03/23/2019

Stroudsburg, PA

$5.00
Grow organic and create new plants in your garden this year! More
Growing Peas and Smoothie Greens
Growing Peas and Smoothie Greens - Workshops Workshops

Growing Peas and Smoothie Greens

03/09/2019

Stroudsburg, PA

$5.00
Gardeners are invited to attend this workshop on cool weather spring planting with the Master Gardeners of Monroe County. More
Grow Local, Eat Global, and Journal
Grow Local, Eat Global, and Journal - Workshops Workshops

Grow Local, Eat Global, and Journal

02/23/2019

Stroudsburg, PA

$5.00
Learn how to grow plants in your garden to create global cuisine and how to keep a garden journal. More
Vegetable Gardening
Vegetable Gardening - Workshops Workshops

Vegetable Gardening

03/09/2019

Springfield, PA

$10.00
Learn how to plant and grow vegetables in your home garden. More
https://sites.psu.edu/siowfa12/2012/09/09/health-benefits-of-tea/
Herbal teas and butters - Workshops Workshops

Herbal teas and butters

05/04/2019

Montoursville, PA

Free
How to make herbal teas and herbal butters More
Bernard Spragg, Public Domain
Summer Bulbs - Workshops Workshops

Summer Bulbs

04/13/2019

Montoursville, PA

Free
Learn how to add bulbs to your garden — and take home a sample! More
Penn State Master Gardeners Deb Demaska
Herbs and Plants of the Civil War - Workshops Workshops

Herbs and Plants of the Civil War

04/06/2019

Montoursville, PA

Free
Learn what plants and herbs played a vital part during the Civil War. More
nps.org Steven Ware
18th Century Soldier Garden - Workshops Workshops

18th Century Soldier Garden

04/06/2019

Montoursville, PA

Free
Learn what soldiers planted at Fort Augusta and other military outposts. More
Penn State Master Gardeners Deb Demaska
Let's Go Native! - Workshops Workshops

Let's Go Native!

03/09/2019

Montoursville, PA

Free
Learn how native plants are better for you and the environment! More
Penn State Master Gardener Sandy Murray
Seed Starting Using Household Items - Workshops Workshops

Seed Starting Using Household Items

02/23/2019

Montoursville, PA

Free
Tips for successful seed starting in your own take-home planters! More
Tree Pruning
Tree Pruning - Workshops Workshops

Tree Pruning

02/16/2019

Montoursville, PA

Free
Learn the correct way to prune your trees More
PSU Lycoming County MG Deb Demaska
Forcing Bulbs - Workshops Workshops

Forcing Bulbs

02/09/2019

Montoursville, PA

Free
Learn the process - take home bulb for a hint of spring! More
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Winterscaping: The Gardener's Survival Guide to Winter - Workshops Workshops

Winterscaping: The Gardener's Survival Guide to Winter

02/09/2019

Montoursville, PA

Free
Add interest in your winter landscape! More
Maple Sugaring
Maple Sugaring - Workshops Workshops

Maple Sugaring

01/26/2019

Montoursville, PA

Free
Time to learn how to make your own maple syrup! More
Photo credit: Chris Events, University of Illinois, Bugwood.org
Controlling Japanese Stiltgrass in Your Garden - Articles Articles
More and more gardeners are finding that Japanese stiltgrass is overtaking their landscape beds and lawns. This article explains what it is, why it is increasing so fast, and how to control its spread. More
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