A two day program that covers an introduction to the field of entomology (the study of insects) and many of the key ornamental plant and turf pests, along with beneficial insects.
Penn State Extension Master Gardeners are volunteers who support Penn State Extension's educational programs in consumer horticulture.
Do you love to garden, want to learn more and help others in the community? Join us and start your path to becoming a Penn State Master Gardeners serve as volunteer educators serving the public and teaching research based information on best practices in consumer horticulture and environmental stewardship. The 2015-2016 training class will meet on Thursday evenings from 6:00-8:30 pm beginning September 3, 2015 - February 23, 2016.
Over 70% of turfgrass in Pennsylvania is home lawns. A well maintained lawn adds to the value of a home property.
Penn State Master Gardeners in Cumberland County are hosting beekeeper Jonathan Daniels for an informative morning session on honeybees and nectar plants.
Join Penn State Extension Master Gardeners and Educators for a morning of fall gardening information at Fall Garden Day.
Learn about the art of bonsai and preparing your outdoor houseplants to move inside. New this year is a terrarium "make and take" workshop.
Join Penn State Extension Master Gardeners in Perry County for a free workshop on “Backyard Orchards”. Learn about the joys and challenges of a backyard orchard, especially apple growing, with Penn State Master Gardener Bill Bowers.
Good compost is Garden Gold for home gardeners. Save money by making your own from kitchen scraps and yard waste.
Join the Penn State Master Gardeners of Adams County to learn about the plants in our gardens! This is a free event, but pre-registration is suggested.
First in the Landscape Design 2015 Series, Getting Started will teach how to use the basic tools and principles to start building a cohesive plan for your landscape.
Learn about end-of-season harvesting of herbs and ways to preserve them for later use. Find out the best ways to overwinter herbs in our area.
Conifers provide the structural framework for many gardens, serving a variety of roles as specimens, focal points, screens, hedges and backdrops. They offer bold contrasts of foliage, color and texture as well as distinctive growth habits. This course includes six hours of in-depth training on evergreen identification and usage.
Second in the Landscape Design 2015 Series, Native Plants and Invasives will discuss plants that are invasive and their native alternatives for your landscaping.
Third in the Landscape Design 2015 Series is Basics of Landscape Design: Best Practices where participants will learn the fundamentals of landscape layout.
Learn how to turn corn husks into charming dolls and make an autumn wreath of corn husks.
The Landscape Design Series 2015 offers a Garden Tour to MG Elmer Greey's property to see over 100 different trees and shrubs. $10/tour. Refreshments and handouts provided.
The fifth session of the Landscape Design Series 2015 is Shrubs in the Landscape focusing on evergreen and deciduous shrubs.
York County will be looking for new Master Gardener volunteers in 2016.
Cumberland and Perry counties will be offering Master Gardener basic training starting in August 2016.