- August 10, 2022
The snow is finally on its way out, and it will be time to start working the soil and begin planting your garden. I received a phone call last week asking about other ways to help the environment while gardening. I suggested collecting rainwater. Purchasing a rain barrel can be expensive, but you may save
Fertilizer is important, whether growing houseplants, container plants, or a garden. Before you get started, you can check your soil using a simple test kit. If you contact your local Cooperative Extension office, they will send you a test kit (approximately $10). Our local Cooperative is the Penn State Extension. Their web address is https://extension.psu.edu/lycoming-county.
When most people think of a vegetable plant, they think of tomatoes right away. Over the years, I have planted various vegetables and fruits, but my personal favorite is the tomato. The tomato can be one of the easiest plants to have with a little work and the right amount of space. There are two
This past week I took some time and shopped a few local garden centers. Talking with some of the employees, they see this being another record-breaking year for gardening. My tip to you is to start thinking about what you would like to plant in your garden. If you can, buy your seeds now. They