This workshop will teach the basics of growing strawberries, including the newer day neutral and June bearing strawberries, as well as blueberries with their soil requirements, and brambles which include raspberries and blackberries.
Join Master Gardeners to learn how to start a vegetable garden. Topics will include choosing the site, preparing the soil, selecting which varieties to plant and the proper time for planting early veggies and mid-season plantings. Penn State soil test kits will be available for purchase.
The Penn State Juniata Valley Master Gardeners are hosting a day of gardening workshops at the Lewistown Learning Center. The Symposium is open to the public and will provide information on popular garden topics. A light lunch will be provided.
Master Gardener Ray Eckhart will share his enthusiasm and growing tips for his favorite Big Berry.
This year’s 4th Annual Garden Fair and Plant Sale will be the premier home gardening event in Centre County and the surrounding region featuring over 6,000 plants and vegetables, 30 invited vendors, talks on topical gardening related subjects, demonstrations and exhibits, compost workshop, good food and a special exhibit on gardening history and free tours at the Pasto Ag Museum.
Join the Master Gardeners to learn ways to extend your garden season well into the cooler weather. Discover some easy-to-grow fall vegetables for a longer gardening season." “Fresh veggies don't have to end with the start of fall!”
Do you have questions about the correct methods to preserve the bounty of your garden? Join the Master Gardeners to learn the proper methods and what has changed over the past years.
Master Gardeners will teach the basics on how to save seeds from your garden year to year. Topics include understanding the terms “Heirloom”, “Open Pollinated”, “Hybrid” and “Cross-pollination” and which plants are the easiest for the novice seed saver. The emphasis will be on vegetable plants, but the same principles can be applied to ornamental plants, as well.