Upcoming Regional Events
Do you have keen interest in gardening, a willingness to learn more, and a strong desire to help others learn? You may be a good candidate to become a Penn State Master Gardener! This training runs from August 27th 2015 through January 14th, 2016.
Join soil scientist, gardener, author and former agricultural extension instructor, Elizabeth (Ea) Murphy, for a presentation about unlocking the secrets of living soil.
Monday, September 14, 2015; Class: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Exam: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. *Exam starts promptly!
Monday, September 14, 2015 (8:45 AM - 3:30 PM); Monday, September 21, 2015 (8:45 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to begin at 1:00 PM
This free workshop will address the management and maintenance of pastures.
Landscapers, public works employees, park staff, and ground managers with basic maintenance experience will benefit from the Pruning Woody Plants workshop.
This 2+2+2 program will offer 2 Pesticide Certification credits in each of the following categories: CORE, Category 6 (Ornamental and Shade Trees) and Category 7 (Lawn and Turf) as well as 4 Credits in Categories 23 (Park/School Pest Control) and 18 (Demonstration and Research).
Participants of the Landscape Update will receive current information about pest management for turf and ornamental landscape plants and it will help to fulfill pesticide license recertification requirements.
Tuesdays & Thursdays: September 22 - December 17, 2015 - 4:00 to 5:00 PM
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM); Tuesday, October 13, 2015 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) - Exam to immediately follow class.
Open to the Public! Join Master Gardeners from Delaware County on an enjoyable Day Trip to Milford, Pennsylvania, and Montague, New Jersey.
Today homeowners and agencies understand the best tree care comes from trained and knowledgeable arborists. The green industry has responded to this demand for trained professionals by creating certification programs. Presently the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certifies thousands of arborists and Landscape & Nursery Associations certify horticulturalists. These numbers grow each year.
Monday, November 2, 2015; Class: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Exam: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. *Exam starts promptly!