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  • Recycled, USA-made home-garden products: Old plastic becomes new and useful again

    Recycled, USA-made home-garden products: Old plastic becomes new and useful again
    Here's a friendly, informative e-mail I recently received: "My name is Joey, an intern at TerraCycle, a company that makes innovative home and garden products from a variety of non-recyclable materials. Our products areĀ  all natural, recycled, made...
  • Don't use fertilizer as de-icer

    Don't use fertilizer as de-icer
    Since I can't use fertilizer as a de-icer now that Maryland has a new lawn fertilizer law, what should I use instead that won't damage my plants? I'm on a fixed income. We've never recommended fertilizer as de-icer. Commercial de-icers can cause some...
  • Planning Crop Rotation in Your Garden

     
    Rotating your garden crops can go a long way towards disease and insect prevention. Chances are that you tend to plant more or less the same crops year after year. But if you plant those crops in the same place,......
  • Cold Affected Local Yards

     
    Some late cold caught many of our plants by surprise. In my own yard the ends of nasturtiums, begonias, tomato plants, pineapples and more were all damaged. Some usually cold hardy cabbage was damaged too. Even the grass that has been a good green color...
  • Now is a Good Time to Test your Soil

     
    I'm happy to see so many folks coming into the office right now to purchase soil test kits. Testing the soil is an important first step when you’re getting ready to start a gardening or landscaping project. You already know......
  • Pictures in the News | April 18, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News | April 18, 2013...
  • Growing Edibles in Containers

     
    A frozen ground shouldn't deter you from gardening, according to Sandy Visintainer, a Luzerne County Master Gardener. You can start a spring garden now in containers! At a workshop this past weekend, Sandy reviewed 8 steps to help successfully grow......
  • Rose Care Time for Local Plantings

     
    Let’s face it – Roses need a little care. Maybe this is one reason they do not seem to be as popular with gardeners as they were ten or so years ago. It may also be we don’t pick the right varieties or give them just that little care...
  • Damage repair in the early spring lawn

     
    By: Nancy Bosold, Turfgrass Extension Educator AAhh…the long awaited signs of spring: the first bumblebees, those cute purple-flowered weeds popping up, the relentless push of your daffodils, and EEK! Those brown bare spots in the lawn…. You...
  • The Week in Pictures | April 15 – April 21, 2013

     
    The eyes of the world were on Boston this week with the two bomb blasts during the marathon on Monday and subsequent manhunt for two brothers believed to be the perpetrators....
  • Shady moves

    Shady moves
    Native plants tempt green thumbs with the promise of an easy-care garden. The allure of natives, growing in conditions that suit them and providing shelter and food for the creatures who live here, continues to attract a growing number of gardeners....