Learn the basics of backyard composting in this how-to program. Learn how to take leaves, clippings, kitchen scraps and more to make a valuable soil amendment that will make your veggies and flowers grow even better next season.
Billie Beadle and Priscilla Plucinsky, both Berks County MGs and members of the PA Heartland Herb Society are our October program speakers. They will present "The Herbs of Autumn" and will discuss ten legendary herbs associated with the fall of the year.
Penn State Master Gardeners are partnering with municipalities, community organizations and LCSWMA to conduct home compost workshops where residents will learn how to recycle organic waste from their kitchens and gardens instead of putting it in the trash. Composting is an excellent way to recycle vegetable scraps, grass clippings, leaves, and other organic materials and turn them into a useful and valuable product to naturally improve the soil.
Hydroponics is a method of growing plants without the use of soil. You can propagate plants in your home, within a controlled environment, regardless of the time of year or outside weather.