The Living on a Few Acres program in Delaware County is designed to provide education for individuals interested in learning to produce food for their family or to create some income by beginning a small-scale agricultural operation in a suburban environment.
A workshop on high priority watershed issues affecting water quality and quantity across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Topics include: Green Infrastructure, Riparian Buffers & Maintenance, Conservation Easements, Invasive Species Management and Control.
Are you a bird lover? Do you enjoy watching birds at your feeder and want to attract more species? Would you like to know more about the birds in your yard and on the trails?
Are you a bird lover? Do you enjoy watching birds at your feeder and want to attract more species? Would you like to know more about how to feed the birds the foods they need?
The habitat, food, protection, propagation and lifecycle of the Bluebird.
Learn to make a one of a kind wood tool box to carry all your garden essentials. Never wonder again...Where did I lay that pruner? This is a hands-on workshop. Bring a hammer and safety glasses.
An all-day gardening program, for gardeners from beginners to experienced, featuring outstanding speakers. The Master Gardener Marketplace offers a fabulous variety of perennials, herbs, annuals and pre-planted containers; leaf castings, artfully crafted gourds, tools, tool belts, and nature-inspired jewelry will also be available. Silent auction items and door prizes will also be offered.
Straw Bale and Bag Gardening are quick and easy ways to install a raised garden bed/container with less expense and no building.
Certifying your pollinator garden is not only easy, but beneficial to the environment.
Attract birds in style at this easy to ‘do it yourself ‘ work-shop. We will mosaic inside a 12 inch clay saucer for a finished expensive look and glue the finished saucer to two, 12 inch clay pots. Decorate as you wish. This is a hands-on workshop. Bring rubber gloves, safety glasses, and a dust mask.
Join Master Gardeners from Penn State Extension, Delaware County, as we journey to an American country estate, Old Westbury Gardens on Long Island, New York. We'll stop for plant shopping at Hick's Nursery and Garden Center, Long Island's oldest premier garden nursery.
Find out the steps to making your own herbal lotions, salves, and lip balms. This is a hands-on workshop and you will take home your own creations to impress your family and friends.
Enhance your garden after making 2 pyramidal shaped bamboo tuteres for your herbs or vining plants. This is a hands-on workshop. Bring rubber gloves, wire cutters.
There are many reasons to grow native plants. View the native plant options to use as well as how to in-corporate them in your garden plan and know their correct placement and care.
Nancy Bosold, Penn State Extension turf educator will share techniques for environmentally friendly lawn care, as well as problematic issues with turf. Come with your many lawn questions.
“Get Your Autumn On". Create a fall wreath with dried corn husks, fall accents and ribbons. Great autumn way to greet people at your front door.
Learn the ancient art of Japanese paper folding. Make and take home ornaments for the holiday sea-son and share your knowledge with family and friends. This is a hands-on workshop.
Make your own one of a kind wreath in the morning from 9-11 AM. The Greens Gift Shop, will be open from 9 - 3 PM to shop for your holiday decorative items.