Expand your home gardening skills by growing your own fresh vegetables. Learn how to start your own seeds, and how to plant and cultivate them for a healthy harvest. We will start some cool weather vegetable seeds for you to take home and plant in early spring.
Need a refresher on good pruning practices? Want to try techniques on somebody else’s plants? If so, then join us for Pruning Woody Plants! Participants will begin indoors with classroom instruction and then apply their knowledge outdoors while pruning shrubs at the former 4-H center.
Come join us for a morning of learning and fun. Linda Coulston will teach you how to successfully cultivate moss in your garden. You will also receive hands-on instructions how to plant a miniature, enchanted moss garden for you to take home
Join the Master Gardeners from Penn State Extension Delaware County and travel to Wave Hill Public Garden and Cultural Center, a 28-acre estate in the Hudson Hill section of Riverdale, Bronx, New York City. Participants will experience a garden tour as well as a history tour of the estate.
Learn about the trees, shrubs and perennials we should be planting (angels) versus the ones that we should avoid (devils). The Master Gardeners have created a list of their favorite, hardiest plants and also a list of the ones that we have learned from experience to avoid.
Taking a walk in the woods anytime soon? Getting hungry? Learn to identify edible and tasty wild plants. This interesting and fun-filled workshop will teach you about foraging for these local wild plants.
Learn the fundamentals of growing and cultivating cacti and succulents at home. Discover how easy and carefree they can be to raise. See how easy these plants are to propagate and take some home to start your own indoor desert.
Learn the background and history of bonsai gardening from the master himself, Steve Ittel. He is a member and past president of the Bonsai Society of Chester County and has cared for the bonsai collection at Longwood Gardens. He will get you hooked on the art of creating bonsai.
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.
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.
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.