Information on selecting the best varieties of plants for home gardening, including vegetables, berries, fruits, hydrangeas, cactus and succulents, bleeding heart, azalea, chrysanthemums, hostas, boxwoods and flowering houseplants.
Join us to improve your ability to identify and use coniferous ornamentals in Pennsylvania landscapes.
There are numerous insects that can be considered “beneficial.”
Constructing a container garden isn’t about doing everything perfectly. In fact, there is no right way to create a container garden.
Recently, some folks pulled into the local nursery, asking about the pretty pink flowering plants that were blooming along the fields and roadsides.
American consumers love to buy the latest and greatest, whether it's electronic gadgets, new cars, or the latest fashions.
Sandy Feather, extension educator in Allegheny county, has prepared this list of trees, shrubs, annuals and perennials that don't just survive but will thrive in our long, hot summers.
Learn more about identifying hardwood trees and characteristics for good firewood.
In this guide, sowing annual seeds both indoors and outdoors is explored, as well the care and management of seeds.
Crumbly berry is the most common bramble virus in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Phytophthora root rot is now regarded as a major cause of declining red raspberry plantings.
More Articles ByJim Sellmer, Ph.D., J. Robert Nuss
Information for over 100 shrubs, including: the selection and aesthetic qualities of shrubs, and shrubs for specific conditions.
Looking to add some diversity and oomph to your pollinator garden? Or maybe create a landscape that you can also eat? Check out the Oregon grapeholly.
Have you ever noticed some trees hang on to their leaves after all the other have colored up and fallen to the ground?
Most of the perennials in the garden are finished blooming and it's time to throw in the towel for the growing season.
Fresh flowers on my dining table, kitchen counter, and desk brighten my home and make me smile. Bringing profuse bouquets into the house, however, means a limited show in the garden.