Cumberland County News
April 16, 2014Are you a keen gardener? Do you love to share your gardening knowledge to help others be more successful gardeners? Then you might be interested in the Penn State Master Gardener program. Penn State Master Gardeners are volunteers trained by Penn State Extension who assist Extension staff in providing and expanding its educational programs in consumer horticulture. Applications for the fall program are being accepted now through June 11. 2014.
April 16, 2014Penn State Master Gardeners in Cumberland County are hosting Family Garden Day and a Mother’s Day Container Craft for youth on Saturday, May 3, 2014, between 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM at the Penn State Extension office, 310 Allen Road, Carlisle, PA, 17013.
April 16, 2014Save the date of Saturday, May 17, 2014, for great plants and great prices at the Penn State Extension Cumberland County Master Gardeners’ tenth annual Plant Fest at its NEW location at the Cumberland County Service Center, 310 Allen Road, Carlisle, PA. The plant sale runs from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., rain or shine.
Penn State Extension News
Penn State welcomes groundwater experts for May 7 symposium
April 18, 2014In observance of National Drinking Water Week, Penn State Extension and the state Department of Environmental Protection are collaborating with numerous other sponsors to offer the 2014 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium.
Extension offering sheep shearing workshops
April 11, 2014Penn State Extension will offer sheep shearing workshops across the state this year for those interested in learning about sheep shearing and basic sheep management.
Student finds her passion for food systems in Pittsburgh
April 8, 2014As a member of the Penn State Women's Rugby Team, Olivia Lindsey knows a thing or two about teamwork. So it should come as no surprise that when she went looking for an internship last year, she was drawn to the idea of joining a 50-member multi-institution research team.
Upcoming Regional Events
Sustainable Gardening Series: Flowering Deciduous Shrubs
When: April 23, 2014Where: Carlisle, PA
Getting the Most From Your Grant Writing Efforts
When: April 28, 2014Where: Chambersburg, PA
Better Kid Care: Bringing Observation to Life: Part 1
When: April 28, 2014Where: Dauphin, PA
ABCs of the Zoning Hearing Board
When: April 30, 2014Where: Gettysburg, PA
Sustainable Gardening Series: Ornamental Grasses & Ferns
When: April 30, 2014Where: Carlisle, PA