The 2015 Winter Turf & Ornamentals School is a one-day educational program that discusses ornamental plant and turfgrass pest issues and their management, along with landscape horticulture topics.
Great class for Backyard Gardeners. Learn to prevent and control the weeds in your garden space to increase yield and reduce disease and insect problems.
Spend an hour learning about the role IPM can play in managing pests in your home landscape, and how you can communicate with landcare professionals.
Steve Bogash, Vegetable/Horticulture Educator, Penn State Extension - Cumberland County
Backyard Gardeners Series. Take advantage of the early spring to plant crops that love the cool weather! Learn what crops may be planted and when, including lettuce, spinach, swiss chard, radishes, kohlrabi, peas, potatoes, onions. Get an early start on the planting and you may be eating from your garden in April!
Jim Welshans, Retired Turfgrass Educator, Penn State Extension - Dauphin County
Amateur Herbalist series. What is better than a good bowl of soup? Why one that is enhanced with herbs and cooked up quickly. Join us to learn some tips and tricks to create your own quickly prepared herbal soup. Tastings will be provided.
Please join us for this one-day garden symposium featuring multiple speakers and a choice of interesting garden-related topics. Core topics will include: Vegetable Gardening in the style of Colonial Williamsburg, Landscaping with Native Plants, and Beneficial Insects. Break-out sessions will be available with a choice of one of the following: Edible Weeds, Growing Great Blueberries, and Garden Trends (New Plants/New Ideas).
GardenWise is a one day school for gardeners sponsored by Penn State York County Master Gardeners.
Shirley Halk, Master Gardener, Penn State Extension - Dauphin County
Eric Vorodi, Certified Arborist, Registered Consulting Arborist, and Certified Tree Rick Assessor
George Weigel, News Gardening Columnist, Harrisburg Patriot, and Professional Landscaper
Learn about pollinator-friendly plants to include in or near your vegetable plantings.
Learn about the care involved in growing lavender.
Learn how to identify and prevent vegetable diseases
This class will feature how to grow your herbs in containers.
There will be a discussion on savory and herbal tasks in the summer garden