Garden Shows & Events

I had the opportunity to attend the 2011 Mother Earth News Fair in Seven Springs PA this past weekend. It was a great event that I’ll add to my rotation of annual gardening shows and will definitely be recommending to others. There was a flurry of activity with over a dozen stages running concurrent workshops […]

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For gardeners in the Central Pennsylvania area this weekend is the date for the annual Herb & Garden Faire at the Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum. This is an event that I look forward to every year because it signals that our frost free date is near and that planting can begin in earnest […]

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While many are looking to that famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil for signs that spring is near, I’ll look no further than the arrival of the annual Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture’s conference that kicks off today in State College, PA. This will be the 20th PASA gathering and the theme for this year is; “Strength […]

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We’re not officially past the frost free date here in Central Pennsylvania but it’s drawing close and this weekend’s Herb & Garden Faire offers a perfect opportunity to go shopping for transplants to set out in the vegetable plot. If you live and garden anywhere near Lancaster PA mark your calendars and make plans to […]

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I’m usually excited to see the local garden shows roll into town and thrilled when I can finally rip February’s page off of the calendar, but this year just isn’t the same and I really can’t explain it. Maybe it’s the blanket of snow that feels like it has covered the ground all winter. Or […]

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Many of you took me up on the green ideas for chasing away winter blues, and some like Tee over at Veggie Gardener even commented on actually getting out into the garden to take in the milder temperatures that we enjoyed last weekend. For me, the latest thoughts of warmer days and backyard gardening were […]

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The weather may not cooperate with all the rain we’ve been receiving, and even more is predicted in the extended forecast, but the annual Herb & Garden Faire is on the calendar for this weekend at the Landis Valley Museum near Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The herb fair takes place on Friday May 8th and Saturday May […]

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The Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (“PASA”) has released the schedule, brochure, and event details for their upcoming annual conference that will be held on February 6th and 7th, with pre-conference workshops scheduled on the 4th and 5th of the month. The programs will take place in State College, PA on the campus of the […]

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It’s that time again, and if you live anywhere near the Central Pennsylvania area it maybe worthwhile to take a ride over to Lancaster, PA this weekend for the annual Herb & Garden Faire at the Landis Valley Museum. This has become my favorite spring gardening event because there is always a great turnout of terrific vendors offering all sorts of interesting plants, seeds, crafts, and gardening accessories for sale.

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