Part of the Winter Gardening Series. Stage for early spring crops, start seeds at home, transplant seedlings, use succession planting, and more.
Is your planting space limited? Do you need some new gardening ideas? Bedford County Virginia Master Gardener, Sue Becker will present “Thinking Outside the Window Box - Gardening for Small Spaces.” She will talk about containers and other options that are attractive and fun. This is the first in the 11th Annual Dauphin County Master Gardener Spring Series
This is the last in the Winter Gardening Series. Selections and strategies to help you plant for continuous bloom in your landscape garden, February through November.
Enjoy a great deal of color in your garden? If so, annuals are for you.
Preparing for the 2016 Growing Season
Penn State Extension Master Gardener, Pam Shuman will tell you how to get free plants for your garden. This is the second workshop in 11th Annual Dauphin County Master Gardener Spring Series.
Before the buds emerge is the best time to prune spring flowering trees, grape vines, and other hardy shrubs and trees. Needed equipment, how to make cuts, reasons for pruning, older trees, overgrown shrubs and evergreens are some topics for this workshop.
Join us and explore ways you can inspire your child to become a happy herbalist.
Penn State Extension Master Gardener, Bob Bauer will present “Backyard Orchards”. Learn how to get maximum enjoyment from fruit trees on your property. This is the third workshop in the 11th Annual Dauphin County Master Gardener Spring Series.
The Professional Pest Managers School offers a wide variety of trainings for licensed pesticide applicators. A one-stop shop, the school provides pesticide application focused classes in turf, landscape, pond maintenance, pool maintenance, right-of-way, nursery, indoor pest control, and invertebrate pest management.
Explore and uncover some of nature’s mysteries, both common and uncommon. Penn State Extension Master Gardener, Shirley Halk will present “What’s In Your Backyard?” Join her for an exciting adventure right in your own back yard. This is the fourth workshop in the 11th Annual Dauphin County Master Gardener Spring Garden Series.
Is your garden a bit out of control? Annette MaCoy, Cumberland County Extension Consumer Horticulture Educator will present “Design Dilemmas.” Learn tips and techniques for re-evaluating your landscape, reining in overgrown plants, and making the most of your landscape. This is the last workshop in the 11th Annual Dauphin County Master Gardener Spring Series.
Would you like to grow this perennial? Cultivating an asparagus bed is a once-in-a-generation affair. So we need to do it right. Discussion will include how to order plants, soil ph, dividing and separating, how to control weeds, and when to harvest.
From the classic Tea Rose to floribunda, English roses, miniature, patio, climbing, and shrub roses. Selecting the roses to satisfy your interest and meet your needs. Planting of potted, bagged, and bare-root plants. Care of your roses; feeding, pruning, spraying. Problems to watch for; black spot, mildew, rust disease. Over-wintering your roses.
The 24th Annual Shirley R. Wagner Garden Symposium for home gardeners will feature speaker Mike McGrath, host of WHYY Philadelphia “You Bet Your Garden”, with talks on composting and gardening in the shade. The program will also feature Penn State horticulturalists—Steve Bogash on “Growing the Best Tomatoes and Green Peppers Ever” and Annette MaCoy with tactics for dealing with invasive plants.
Using herbs to clean, to freshen your home, in laundry and even for pet care makes everyday household jobs more pleasurable.
A practical integration of food plants with ornamental settings. Ideas for growing vegetables, herbs, fruits, and edible flowers. You can minimize that huge lawn with “plants with benefits”.
Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale in Berks County.
Native plants, annuals, perennials, vegetable plants, soil test kits offered for sale by Lancaster County Master Gardeners.
Come learn more on how gardeners can “use” bugs to control pests and administer less pesticides.
It is our pleasure to welcome back Brooke Umberger, Horticultural Coordinator of the Hershey Gardens. Brooke will talk to us this evening about the new conservatory, which opens July of 2016 and the beautiful roses in the Hershey Gardens. She will discuss roses and their culture. You will leave the program excited about not only growing roses but wanting to visit the beautiful Hershey rose gardens.
Lancaster County will offer a new Master Gardener training class beginning in August 2016.
Lebanon county will be offering Master Gardener basic training starting in August 2016.