Welcome to the Master Gardener Website for York County, South Carolina!
Come join us April 12 & 13!
Our annual Spring Plant Sale and Garden Tour will be taking place in Rock Hill, SC the second weekend in April 2014. Please join us for both events!
Please join us for our annual Spring Plant Sale on Saturday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm and Sunday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Glencairn Garden Learning Center. Click here for more information on plant sale items and what's going to be available.
We hope that you will be able to join us for this year's Garden Tour in Rock Hill, on Saturday ONLY from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. In the event of rain, the tour will be held Sunday April 13th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Click here for more information on the gardens and ticket prices for the Spring Garden Tour.
Spring Gardening Topics
Raised Bed Gardening
Clemson Extension Agent Paul Thompson spoke recently about the benefits of gardening with raised beds. Raised bed gardening is a convenient and easy way to produce homegrown vegetables. Unlike traditional in-ground gardening where lots of space is usually required, raised bed gardening is a (More ..)
Annuals quickly provide more color in the landscape for longer periods of time than any other garden plants. They are versatile, sturdy and inexpensive. (More ..)
Leaf & Needle Drop
A well-cared-for plant in the landscape that suddenly begins dropping leaves or needles can be a very troubling sight. There is usually no need to be alarmed, since leaf and needle drop (More ..)
Fertilizing Trees & Shrubs
Trees and shrubs are living investments that grow in value with each passing year. When properly selected and planted, trees and shrubs can be expected to thrive with the right care (More ..)
Holes in the Lawn
When holes and excavations mysteriously appear in lawns, it is helpful to note the season, location, and size. These are helpful clues when trying to identify the culprit and prevent further damage (More ..)