Master Gardener Programs
The group meets on the 2nd Wednesday of scheduled months at 7 PM (unless otherwise indicated) in the Penn State Cooperative Extension Classrooms, 2120 Cornwall Road, Lebanon, PA, 717-270-4391
What is the “Backyard Gardeners” Program?”
The “Backyard Gardeners” program is a vegetable study group covering basic to advanced gardening skills following the gardening calendar. The study group is a project of the Master Gardener program in Lebanon County, which is a component of the educational and outreach program of Penn State Cooperative Extension in Lebanon County and the College of Agricultural Sciences. The study group is open to all. Presentations are research based. The focus for the annual program of study is determined by the Backyard Gardeners committee of Master Gardeners, with input from participants’ written suggestions. Attendees may attend any number of the meetings in a series.
A Germam style demonstration garden demonstrating gardening styles and techniques
The 4-square garden is located behind the Agricultural Center located at 2120 Cornwall Road, Lebanon PA. It hosts a wide variety of permanent plantings including roses, ornamental grasses, perennials, pollinator friendly, tree fruit and small fruit. The four squares rotate yearly and host vegetable, herbal, annual, and children's garden.
You may visit the garden at your convenience. To schedule a group tour please contact the Penn State Cooperative Extension, Lebanon 717-270-4391 or email LebanonExt@psu.edu