Do you have keen interest in gardening, a willingness to learn more, and a strong desire to help others learn? You may be a good candidate to become a Penn State Master Gardener! This training runs from August 27th 2015 through January 14th, 2016.
Join soil scientist, gardener, author and former agricultural extension instructor, Elizabeth (Ea) Murphy, for a presentation about unlocking the secrets of living soil.
A wide variety of quality perennials, shrubs and ornamental grasses. We will have garlic for fall planting. There will be free literature, garden advice and parking.
Landscapers, public works employees, park staff, and ground managers with basic maintenance experience will benefit from the Pruning Woody Plants workshop.
A Master Food Preserver will discuss and demo these methods to safely preserve your fruits, vegetables and herbs. Freezing, Drying, & Fermenting the Harvest will cover topics like "Why blanch?", " Do I need a dehydrator?", and how to ferment sauerkraut.
Join us for the Riparian Buffer Workshop to hear about how riparian buffers are the most crucial factor in improving stream health from the Stroud Water Research Center's latest research. Trees provide the best value in reducing stormwater runoff and urban pollution, thereby improving water quality and infiltration in a watershed.
The Penn State Chester County Master Gardeners will be offering a workshop on what you should be doing this Fall for an easier more successful Spring garden.
Penn State Extension Master Gardeners invite you to join us for Evenings in the Garden. First Tuesday of each month from May through October 6th. Drop by between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. Free event, no registration required.
Open to the Public! Join Master Gardeners from Delaware County on an enjoyable Day Trip to Milford, Pennsylvania, and Montague, New Jersey.
Conifers provide the structural framework for many gardens, serving a variety of roles as specimens, focal points, screens, hedges and backdrops. They offer bold contrasts of foliage, color and texture as well as distinctive growth habits. This course includes six hours of in-depth training on evergreen identification and usage.
Today homeowners and agencies understand the best tree care comes from trained and knowledgeable arborists. The green industry has responded to this demand for trained professionals by creating certification programs. Presently the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certifies thousands of arborists and Landscape & Nursery Associations certify horticulturalists. These numbers grow each year.
Thinking about growing some perennials to sell? Maybe you already have some perennials in production and you need information to improve your production system. Join us for an educational day with a Penn State expert at Perennial Production for Beginning Growers!