Master Gardener Program
Master Gardeners are volunteers trained by Penn State Cooperative Extension. Once they complete their training, they help Extension better serve the home gardening public by answering questions, speaking to groups, working with 4-H and community horticultural projects, maintaining demonstration gardens and in many other ways.
York County Master Gardener News
November 16, 2012An economical and ecological way to collect rain water is to install a rain garden. Properly established, these gardens manage storm water runoff at a fraction of the cost of standard methods and beautify your yard at the same time.
October 30, 2012Mark Your Calendars for 2013 GardenWise, March 9, 2013 from 8:00 am to 3:45 pm at the York County School of Technology, York
MAEscapes Gardens Mentioned in Patriot News Article
June 9, 2011George Weigel of the Patriot News discusses Jacquie Doyle's talk at the Millersville Native Plant Conference. He also mentions the MAEscapes gardens at Penn State Extension, York County
June 7, 2011Certify your Pennsylvania garden as Pollinator Friendly!
MG Plant Clinics
May 7 - August 27, 2013Do you have questions about your garden or landscape? Are you trying to select the right plant for the right place or get rid of those weeds growing in the wrong place? Do you have a mystery plant you can’t identify? The Penn State Master Gardeners in Cumberland County can help you find answers to your home gardening questions at four Plant Clinic locations during the 2013 growing season.
May 20, 2013
MG Youth Summer Garden Camp
June 3 - August 6, 2013Penn State Master Gardeners are offering a Summer Garden Camp for youth ages 7 to 12 or in grades 3 to 6 at the Penn State Extension office on Allen Road in Carlisle. There will be five sessions of growing, learning, hands-on fun on Tuesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon on the following dates: June 11, June 25, July 9, July 23, and August 6, 2013.
Butterfly Container Workshop
June 15, 2013National Pollinator Week is June 17 to 23, 2013. To mark the occasion, join Penn State Master Gardeners in Cumberland County for a Butterfly Container Workshop on Saturday, June 15, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Cumberland County Extension office, 310 Allen Road, Carlisle.
From the Ground Up: How to be a Garden "CSI"
June 19, 2013Home Gardening Series. Beginners and advanced gardeners alike will learn some new techniques at the series of classes offered this year by the York County Master Gardeners.