Ohio Winery and Botanic Garden Tour Offered July 19 & 20
May 16, 2013
Get ready for a short jaunt west this summer for tours of the famous Bluestone Perennials and the Cleveland Botanical Garden! We will have a winery tour & tasting on Friday, and dinner under the stars accompanied by music! Additional nursery shopping opportunities and a docent led tour of Lantern Court will round out our trip.
2013 Short Course Features David Culp Author of "The Layered Garden"
May 14, 2013
Creator of the gardens at Brandywine Cottage, David Culp is an expert on garden layering and perennials. No where is his expertise more apparent than the majestic display of plants at his Brandywine Cottage, a garden listed in the Smithsonian Institution Archives of American Gardens and regularly highlighted by Martha Stewart Living and HGTV.
Master Gardeners offer Pollinator Program in the Courtyard of County Courthouse
May 14, 2013
The evolution of the existing planters in Allegheny County Courthouse Courtyard began in 2009 when these four raised beds were retrofitted and converted into rain gardens. Downspouts were diverted, the beds filled with healthy soil and drainage material and populated with drought tolerant native plants. All are conscientiously maintained by a team of Penn State Master Gardeners who would like to invite the downtown crowd to learn more about them...
PSU Master Food Preserver to Offer Workshop Series
March 28, 2013
Learn to preserve food safely using up-to-date research-based information. Offered individually or as a set, each three hour class will be composed of formal instruction, an actual preserving demonstration, samples, and recipes. Your instructor will be Penn State Master Food Preserver Susan Marquesen.