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Upcoming Regional Events

August 2017

When: August 23, 2017, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Everett, PA

Aug. 23, 30; Sept. 6, 13, 2017 (5:30 - 7:30 PM) | Follow-Up: Nov. 15, 2017 (5:30 PM)

September 2017

When: September 6, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Chambersburg, PA

Do you have a keen interest in gardening, a willingness to learn more, and a strong desire to help others learn? The Franklin County Master Gardener program is looking for volunteer educators.

When: September 9, 2017, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Orrstown, PA

Fall is an excellent time to learn about lawn care. A well-maintained landscape adds value to your home.

When: September 11, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Everett, PA

Sept. 11, 18, 25 & Oct. 2, 2017 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM) | Follow-Up: Dec. 4, 2017 (10:00 AM)

When: September 13, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Altoona, PA

Wed. & Fri., Sept. 13 - Dec. 8, 2017 (10:00 - 11:00 AM)

When: September 13, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Chambersburg, PA

Orchids are not the delicate exotics you may believe they are. You can grow these "jungle weeds" in your home. This class will give you practical advice on growing, blooming and re-potting orchids plus tips on buying plants and supplies.

When: September 16, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Chambersburg, PA

Learn about choosing and caring for indoor plants and other indoor gardening topics. Also learn about bonsai plants as houseplants.

When: September 18, 2017, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Chambersburg, PA

Mon., Sept. 18, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM) & Mon., Sept. 25, 2017 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM) | Exam will start at 11:00 AM

When: September 18, 2017, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Somerset, PA

Mon., Sept. 18, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Mon., Sept. 25, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.

When: September 18, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Huntingdon, PA

Mon. & Wed., Sept. 18 - Dec. 6, 2017 (6:30 - 7:30 PM)

When: September 19, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Chambersburg, PA

Begin saving money this fall by starting your compost. Learn the benefits - including saving money - of composting in your garden.

When: September 26, 2017, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

In this workshop, participants will learn how to successfully raise Holstein calves for beef.

When: September 27, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Chambersburg, PA

The Landscape Design Series will start with the basics of soil chemistry, progress through designing a plan, and end with choosing trees, shrubs, and perennials that can be used in our area.

When: September 29, 2017, 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Where: Chambersburg, PA

Franklin County Master Gardeners invite you on a bus trip to Winterthur Museum & Mt. Cuba Center in northern Delaware.

When: September 30, 2017, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Johnstown, PA

Join thousands of other concerned citizens like yourself. Become a Tree Tender and help increase tree canopy cover in your community. Tree Tenders® is a training program that empowers concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for the tree canopy in their communities.

October 2017

When: October 2, 2017, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Huntingdon, PA

Mon., Oct. 2, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Mon., Oct. 9, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.

When: October 3, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Chambersburg, PA

After the gardening season is the perfect time to "tune-up" your tools before storing for next year.

When: October 5, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Where: Martinsburg, PA

Penn State Extension in Blair County is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 Penn State Extension Master Gardener Basic Training Program.

When: October 21, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Chambersburg, PA

Family-friendly workshop for fall nature crafts and making corn husk dolls. Bring the family for a fun morning.

November 2017

When: November 6, 2017, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Ebensburg, PA

Mon., Nov. 6, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Mon., Nov. 13, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.

When: November 27, 2017, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Altoona, PA

Mon., Nov. 27, 2017 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Mon., Dec. 4, 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.