Master Gardener Articles
Plant a Meadow Garden by Connie Schmotzer
A Short Guide to Mulch in the Landscape by Eydie Shafer
Slow the Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species by Jodi Sulpizio
The Dandy Dandelion by Karen Knuepfer
Restorative Gardens: Respite From Illness by Susan Bowman
Growing Strawberries by Tracy Stabler
The Under-Rated Wild Violet by Krista Callear
DEER TICKS – The Unwelcoming Arachnid by Kathy Rohrbaugh
Native Plant Websites
- Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is a searchable database for native plants.
- Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve this website contains lots of information about native plants. Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve is a great place to visit.
- Darke, Rick, Tallamy, Douglas, The Living Landscape, Timber Press, 2014, ISBN-13: 9781604694086
- Holm, Heather, Pollinators of Native Plants, Pollination Press, 2014, ISBN978-0-9913563-0-0
Wealth Of Information and Learning Opportunities
Environmental School, Gardening School, Landscape Design School and Flower Show School are available for members only at a reasonable price through NGC.
Garden Club of York offers a maximum of four scholarships of $50.00 to defray costs of members upon completion of an NGC School course.
Need help with your gardening issues?
Contact the York County Master Gardeners Garden Hotline who will “answer questions on a variety of topics including growing vegetables, fruits, ornamentals and turfgrass, plant identification, pruning, and insect and disease problems. Advice encourages the use of integrated pest management and environmentally sound practices.”
Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to noon
Penn State Cooperative Extension
112 Pleasant Acres Road, York PA 17402