Are you longing to get into the garden after this cold, snowy winter? If you are, this series of workshops is for you! Penn State Extension Bucks County is here to help both novice and seasoned gardeners with a series of four short gardening courses.
An all-day gardening program, for gardeners from beginners to experienced, featuring outstanding speakers. The Master Gardener Marketplace offers a fabulous variety of perennials, herbs, annuals and pre-planted containers; leaf castings, artfully crafted gourds, tools, tool belts, and nature-inspired jewelry will also be available. Silent auction items and door prizes will also be offered.
Straw Bale and Bag Gardening are quick and easy ways to install a raised garden bed/container with less expense and no building.
Certifying your pollinator garden is not only easy, but beneficial to the environment.
A plant sale and garden day in Fairmount Park at the Horticultural Center. Demonstrations for adults in trough building and hands on crafts for children. Walking tours of the Demonstration Gardens and an Orchard planting in partnership with the Philadelphia Orchard Project.
Attract birds in style at this easy to 'do it yourself ' work-shop. We will mosaic inside a 12 inch clay saucer for a finished expensive look and glue the finished saucer to two, 12 inch clay pots. Decorate as you wish. This is a hands-on workshop. Bring rubber gloves, safety glasses, and a dust mask.
Join Master Gardeners from Penn State Extension, Delaware County, as we journey to an American country estate, Old Westbury Gardens on Long Island, New York. We'll stop for plant shopping at Hick's Nursery and Garden Center, Long Island's oldest premier garden nursery.
Learn about the process of brewing beer, all the way from growing the hops and grains to sampling your first glass.
Find out the steps to making your own herbal lotions, salves, and lip balms. This is a hands-on workshop and you will take home your own creations to impress your family and friends.
Canning 101 covers the science of food preservation and how to safely can high-acid foods, such as tomatoes, fruits or pickles. The workshop includes hands-on practice canning salsa and jam with our Master Food Preserver. You will even get to take some home!
This workshop will provide an overview of different structures that will allow you to grow produce longer, as well as highlight the costs and benefits of each.
Enhance your garden after making 2 pyramidal shaped bamboo tuteres for your herbs or vining plants. This is a hands-on workshop. Bring rubber gloves, wire cutters.
Learn to safely can low-acid foods, such as vegetables or meats, in a pressure canner. We will do hands-on practice and demonstrate making your own sauerkraut, as well as how to use a food dehydrator.
There are many reasons to grow native plants. View the native plant options to use as well as how to in-corporate them in your garden plan and know their correct placement and care.
Nancy Bosold, Penn State Extension turf educator will share techniques for environmentally friendly lawn care, as well as problematic issues with turf. Come with your many lawn questions.
"Get Your Autumn On". Create a fall wreath with dried corn husks, fall accents and ribbons. Great autumn way to greet people at your front door.
Learn the ancient art of Japanese paper folding. Make and take home ornaments for the holiday sea-son and share your knowledge with family and friends. This is a hands-on workshop.
Make your own one of a kind wreath in the morning from 9-11 AM. The Greens Gift Shop, will be open from 9 - 3 PM to shop for your holiday decorative items.