The Penn State Master Gardeners of Susquehanna County have built a new permanent raised bed garden and shade garden at the 4-H Building at the Harford Fairgrounds. These gardens will serve as a teaching tool for Master Gardeners to deliver educational programs throughout the week of the Fair.
The Penn State Master Gardeners in Susquehanna County presented free gardening programs at the Endless Mountains Farm Fest at Salt Springs on Saturday, May 31st AND they won Best Display!
Over 50 people attended the classes, in which Penn State Master Gardeners partnered with the Montrose Adult School to deliver this successful event.
The Penn State Master Gardeners of Susquehanna County recently held their annual kick-off celebration at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Montrose where Master Gardeners were honored and plans were made for 2014 programming.
The Penn State Master Gardeners in Susquehanna County have had the one of their busiest program years ever! There are 18 active Master Gardeners in Susquehanna County each working hard to educate and help people experience the joy and satisfaction with their gardening endeavors, all while learning and having access to researched based horticulture information through Penn State.
The 4-H Community Gardens located at the Penn State Extension office at Chenango Street in Montrose have been planted! The Susquehanna County 4-H program, through the generosity of the Montrose Rotary Club, was awarded a grant to begin the gardens!
Pickerings Farm, Home and Garden, Thompson recently hosted its first annual “Taste of Country Checkerboard Field Day”. Visitors had the opportunity to visit with vendors, listen to educational programs with the Penn State Master Gardeners, and partake in some delicious food and treats provided by Faith Mountain Christian Academy, New Milford.
The Penn State Master Gardeners in Susquehanna County recently held a “Get Going, Get Growing” Spring Gardening Day program at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Montrose.
The Trehab Food Bank in Montrose now has the capacity to grow food for the community. They are in the beginning stages of preparing a large garden area for food production. Trehab received a beautiful state of the art greenhouse through the Area Agency on Aging and are now able to use the area adjacent to the greenhouse for garden space. We welcome community assistance and input.
Through the generosity of Williams, the Penn State Master Gardeners in Susquehanna County held a highly successful Tree & Shrub Sale on April 27 and 28th.
You Can Become Certified Too! Three Penn State Master Gardeners in Susquehanna County have recently had their pollinator gardens officially certified by Penn State as a “Pollinator Friendly Garden.” Rosi Barnhart, Friendsville; Shirley Krayeski, Springville and Judith Marsh (Master Gardener Apprentice), Uniondale all were certified this year.