Information on choosing, planting and maintaining ornamentals and floriculture, including pruning, diagnosing plant health, plant life cycles, container gardening, repotting, fertilizing, water quality checklist and integrated pest management.
The Penn State Flower Trials — in its 85th year — has a powerful benefit in Pennsylvania and beyond. Penn State's Southeast Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Manheim, Lancaster County, serves as the epicenter of the trials.
Low media pH has been known to increase the risk of iron and manganese toxicity in some horticultural crops like geraniums and African marigolds.
We hear periodic reports of sowbug and/or pillbug outbreaks in greenhouses and high tunnels in Pennsylvania.
Elevated sodium and chloride levels are being observed more frequently in private water supplies in rural areas.
How to choose and get the best results from 'bare root' trees, shrubs, and other perrenials.
In the past 25 years great development has occurred in tissue culture plant production for horticulture.