Delaware County News
Register for the Master Gardeners' Bus Trip by May 25
April 2, 2014Join Master Gardeners from Delaware County’s Penn State Extension on May 31 as we journey to an American country estate, Old Westbury Gardens on Long Island, New York. We'll stop for plant shopping at Hick's Nursery and Garden Center, Long Island's oldest premier garden nursery.
March 13, 2014This year Delaware Valley gardeners should save Saturday April 26 as a special day just for them. The Home Gardeners School is a day of gardening inspiration, learning from top regional gardening experts and an opportunity to meet with fellow gardeners. Hosted by the Master Gardeners of Delaware County and held at Penn State Brandywine Campus. Early registration ends on April 11, 2014
February 19, 2014Living on a few acres? Want to grow your own apples, raise a few sheep or produce your own eggs for breakfast? If you said “yes” to any of these questions, or just want to learn more about small scale food production, Penn State Cooperative Extension in Delaware County has a short course designed just for you.
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
Home Gardeners' School
When: April 26, 2014Where: Media, PA
Better Kid Care: ELS & Literacy
When: April 28, 2014Where: West Chester, PA
Better Kid Care: Developing a Play-Centered Curriculum
When: April 29, 2014Where: Media, PA
Better Kid Care: Early Detection of Learning and Behavior Problems
When: April 30, 2014Where: Abington, PA
Mock Farm Food Safety Audit in Montgomery County
When: May 1, 2014Where: Horsham, PA