Sustainable Gardening Classes Offered
Posted: February 23, 2012
The classes will be held on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. (to 9:00 p.m. for the April 11 class) at the Cumberland County Extension office, 310 Allen Road, Carlisle. The dates and topics are: “Herbs in the Garden” on April 4 – learn about growing decorative and useful herbs in the garden; “Home Greenhouses and High Tunnels” on April 11 – the basics of getting started with a home greenhouse or high tunnel; “Planting Your Woodland Garden” on April 18 – planting in dry and shady moist areas to re-establish biodiversity in the woods; and “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly…Insects” on April 25 – learn how to identify the good and bad bugs you find in your home and garden. Classes are taught by Penn State Extension Educators and include time for your questions; the fee covers handouts and light refreshments.
The registration fee for each class is $6.00; but you can register for all 4 for only $20.00 and save $4.00. Class size is limited, and registration is requested by April 2, 2012. Walk-in registration at the door is $8.00 per class. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.
To register, please call the Cumberland County Extension office at 717-240-6500. Download a brochure at http://extension.psu.edu/cumberland/events/2012-sustainable-gardening-series or visit http://extension.psu.edu/cumberland for more information about this and other gardening programs.
Extension Educator, Consumer Horticulture
Master Gardener Coordinator
Penn State Extension, Cumberland County
310 Allen Road, Suite 601
Carlisle, PA 17013
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