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August 2017

www.williamsportgrowersmarket.com
When: August 19, 2017, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Williamsport, PA

Stop by the Lycoming County Master Gardeners table at the Williamsport Grower's Market!

When: August 19, 2017, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Pittsburgh, PA

Annual day of activities at North Park Demonstration Garden and South Park Demonstration Garden.

When: August 19, 2017 10:00 AM to August 26, 2017 10:00 PM
Where: Meadville, PA

Annual Booth at the Crawford County Fair, this year’s theme is “Bringing the Outside In”.

When: August 19, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Brodheadsville, PA

Penn State Master Gardeners present Saturday workshops at the Western Pocono Community Library (Monroe County)

When: August 19, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Learn more about the interesting bugs in your garden.

Photo: Annette MaCoy, Penn State University
When: August 22, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Camp Hill, PA

Penn State Master Gardeners in Cumberland County are volunteers trained by Penn State Extension to provide reliable, research-based home gardening information to the public through informal workshops and classes, demonstration gardens, and plant clinics.

When: August 26, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Emmaus, PA

Learn about native garden design, how to clean up your garden in the fall and sample over 60 tomato varieties!

When: August 26, 2017 10:00 AM to August 27, 2017 5:00 PM
Where: Clarks Summit, PA

The Penn State Master Gardeners of Lackawanna county will be a present to answer your home horticulture questions, giving you the best research-based information on topics such as lawn care, composting, insect and disease management, late season gardening and growing garlic.

Penn State
When: August 26, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Did You Know ... One of every three bites of food comes to us by pollinators?

September 2017

williamsportfirstfriday.org
When: September 1, 2017, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Stop by the Lycoming County Master Gardener's table at First Friday to see what's new, pick up some information!

When: September 5, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Leesport, PA

Penn State Master Gardeners in Berks County invite you to join us for Evenings in the Garden in the Demonstration Gardens located at the Berks County Agricultural Center. First Tuesday of May, June, August, September. Rain or shine!

When: September 7, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: New Bloomfield, PA

Join Penn State Extension Master Gardeners in Perry County as they welcome George Weigel for a free presentation about gardening “Made for the Shade”.

Well-maintained lawns are an asset to home landscapes.
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 9, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

There are many reasons to grow native plants. See the native plant options available to local gardeners and learn how to incorporate them in your garden plan.

When: September 9, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Do you ever wonder what that insect chewing on your tomato plant is? Or, why your lettuce leaves are curling and turning brown? Do other gardeners face the same problems? Wonder no longer! Join the Lycoming County Master Gardeners for an informal walk and talk on what’s growing, or not in the gardens and how to handle problems.

Orchids are beautiful additions to any home decor.
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.

www.williamsportgroweresmarket.com
When: September 16, 2017, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Williamsport, PA

Stop by the Lycoming County Master Gardeners table at the Williamsport Grower's Market!

Plants add color and beauty to indoor spaces.
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 16, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Brodheadsville, PA

Penn State Master Gardeners present Saturday workshops at the Western Pocono Community Library (Monroe County)

Making your own compost saves money
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 21, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: York, PA

Penn State Master Watershed Stewards will guide you through the process of constructing your own, fully functioning rain barrel at this Rain Barrel Workshop!

Photo: Annette MaCoy, Penn State University
When: September 26, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Camp Hill, PA

Penn State Master Gardeners in Cumberland County are volunteers trained by Penn State Extension to provide reliable, research-based home gardening information to the public through informal workshops and classes, demonstration gardens, and plant clinics.

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.

Image:  Penn State Master Gardeners of Lycoming County
When: September 30, 2017, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Composting is nature's original recycling program. Reduce household waste by up to 50% and create healthy soil by making and using compost.

When: September 30, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Where: Dillsburg, PA

Penn State Master Watershed Stewards will guide you through the process of constructing your own, fully functioning rain barrel at this Rain Barrel Workshop!

October 2017

Fall care means clean tools for spring gardening.
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 4, 2017, 7:45 AM - 7:00 PM
Where: Tunkhannock, PA

Wyoming County Master Gardeners invite you on a bus trip to the New York Botanical Gardens. Spend your day with the Master Gardeners of Wyoming County exploring the New York Botanical Garden as well as breathtaking works of art by Dale Chihuly. Note: This is a self-guided garden tour.

Master Gardener Volunteer Gretel Walker giving an herb talk.
When: October 5, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Do you have an interest in gardening, a willingness to learn more, and a strong desire to help others? Join us to start your path to become a Penn State Master Gardener! Applications are now being accepted through September 20, 2017. Class starts October 5th.

williamsportfirstfriday.org
When: October 6, 2017, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Stop by the Lycoming County Master Gardener's table at First Friday to see what's new, pick up some information!

When: October 14, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Pam Dimelar, a local photographer, naturalist and videographer who specializes in wildlife and has a natural interest in birds has followed a pair of local Great Horned Owls for five years. She will show you amazing video of them, as well as share many interesting facts about owls and their lifestyle. This is an enjoyable presentation for both adults and children.

When: October 14, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Do you ever wonder what that insect chewing on your tomato plant is? Or, why your lettuce leaves are curling and turning brown? Do other gardeners face the same problems? Wonder no longer! Join the Lycoming County Master Gardeners for an informal walk and talk on what’s growing, or not in the gardens and how to handle problems.

www.williamsportgroweresmarket.com
When: October 21, 2017, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Williamsport, PA

Stop by the Lycoming County Master Gardeners table at the Williamsport Grower's Market!

Corn husk dolls are a fun project and fall decor
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.

Photo: Annette MaCoy, Penn State University
When: October 24, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Camp Hill, PA

Penn State Master Gardeners in Cumberland County are volunteers trained by Penn State Extension to provide reliable, research-based home gardening information to the public through informal workshops and classes, demonstration gardens, and plant clinics.

November 2017

When: November 11, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Would you enjoy growing fresh greens year-round in your home? Learn how easy it is to grow vegetables with hydroponic towers. Pick your own salad greens, veggies and herbs to make the freshest dishes ever. Come and learn how easy this process is and why you should consider doing this in your own home.

Photo Credit:  Daria Yakovlena, Pixabay
When: November 28, 2017, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Back by popular demand! Make a wreath, swag, or bring a container to fill. A variety of evergreens, pine cones, faux berries, white birch branches and a handmade bow will be available for each item you make.

Photo Credit:  Daria Yakovlena, Pixabay
When: November 29, 2017, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Back by popular demand! Make a wreath, swag, or bring a container to fill. A variety of evergreens, pine cones, faux berries, white birch branches and a handmade bow will be available for each item you make.