Washington County Master Gardener Program
Washington County Master Gardener News
Composting Demonstration & Discussion
April 24, 2013April 25, 2015 10:00 AM Composting Demonstration & Discussion Children’s Garden Main Street Extension, Next to the Trolley Museum, across from the Washington County Fairgrounds
Washington County Master Gardener Plant Sale
January 23, 2013Saturday May 2, 2015 9:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. NEW LOCATION! Washington County Fairgrounds 2151 North Main Street
PARTS OF A FLOWER
October 3, 2012Come learn about the parts of a flower. We will make paper pots and plant flower seeds to take home and plant. Work shop is May 9th, 2015 at 10 a.m.-11a.m. and will take place at the Washington Children Garden. Main Street extension- next to the trolley museum. Please call Washington County Penn State Extension to register. 724-228-6881.
Supporting Winter Birds
October 1, 2015Many birds leave for warmer climates but many also still call Pennsylvania home in winter. Most of us think of using bird feeders and heated bird baths as a way to support wintering birds, but there are several natural things you can do to keep them comfortable and encourage them to stay in your yard.
Create a Mason Bee Habitat
October 1, 2015There are over 400 species of native bees in Pennsylvania. This does not include the European honey bees that live in hives and supply us with honey.
Preparing for Spring Planting of Trees and Bushes
September 21, 2015Fall is a good time of year to prepare for a great garden in the years to come. Plants thrive when we provide an environment that is right for them.
The Basics of Fall Gardening
September 10, 2015Since school has started for most of us in the area, the gardener in us should go back to basics this fall...
Putting the Garden to Bed
September 8, 2015While some Pennsylvania gardeners still have several more weeks to enjoy the growing season, the higher elevations could experience a killing frost before the end of September.