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.
Penn State Extension in Susquehanna County will be offering the Penn State Master Gardener Training this fall in Montrose at their 88 Chenango Street office. The Adobe Connect training will be held each Thursday evening from 6:00-8:30 pm beginning October 3 and continuing through late February.
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 of Susquehanna County will be presenting educational demonstrations and answering gardening questions weekly on Fridays at the Farmers Market on the Green in Montrose, beginning May 3rd.
Penn State Master Gardeners will be on-hand with information about soil analysis, composting, and rain barrel information at Pickering's "Taste of Country" Event in Thompson, Pa.
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 Penn State Master Gardeners in Susquehanna County will be hosting gardening classes through the Montrose Adult School this spring. This is a great chance to receive hands-on practical gardening education, meet new friends and be part of the wonderful opportunities that the Montrose Adult School has to offer.
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.
Penn State Extension in Susquehanna County can help you with all your gardening questions!
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.