Delaware County Master Gardener Program

The Master Gardener Program provides interested individuals with extensive training in many phases of gardening. In return, participants volunteer to teaching horticultural information to the public based on university research and recommendations.

Delaware County Master Gardener News

27th Annual Garden Contest
April 6, 2017
Sponsored by the Penn State Master Gardeners of Delaware County. The contest is open to all residents of Delaware County
Master Gardener Pollinator Garden at Smedley Park
Master Gardener Training in Delaware County
February 16, 2017
Delaware County Master Gardeners will welcome a new class for 2017.
 Black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) flowers.  Photo by John M. Randall, The Nature Conservance, Bugwood.org
Resource for Tracking Growing Degree Days and Emerald Ash Borer
March 28, 2012
This is a great tool to use when monitoring for any turf or landscape pests.

Gardening News

WPSU Features Penn State Extension on "Get Your Garden On!"
May 16, 2017
On Thursday, May 25 at 8pm join Penn State Extension horticulture educators "Live!" as they share their tips for the best growing season ever.
Lady's Mantle, Photo by Pamela T. Hubbard
The Highs and Lows of Gardening: Vines and Groundcovers
May 16, 2017
Plant gorgeous vines and beautiful groundcovers to solve some common problems in your garden.
 Bleeding heart by Liz West / Muffet, Flickr.com License 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)
An Old Fashioned Favorite: Bleeding Heart
May 15, 2017
Plants often spark memories for me. Bleeding heart has a special place in my garden and my heart.
Heirloom Tomatoes
May 15, 2017
Heirloom tomatoes come in almost every color of the rainbow, with subtle variations in color, texture, size, shape and flavors. Each variety of heirloom tomato carries with it a story, one of history and folklore.
Working With the Black Walnut
May 15, 2017
Black walnut is one of the last trees to leaf out in the spring and one of the first to lose its leaves in the fall.

Regional Events

Home Gardeners School
When: June 3, 2017
Where: Springfield, PA
Foraging
When: June 10, 2017
Where: Springfield, PA
Deciduous Tree Identification for Home Gardeners
When: June 29, 2017
Where: Media, PA
Cacti and Succulents
When: July 8, 2017
Where: Springfield, PA
Bonsai Gardening
When: August 12, 2017
Where: Springfield, PA