Adams County Master Gardener News

Adams County Master Gardener Awards for 2015
Mar 23, 2016
The Penn State Master Gardeners of Adams County recently awarded Service Pins and Charms to Master Gardeners for achieving goals of volunteer hours, and for years of service.
Mr. Yuk
Mr. Yuk is Making Himself Kown in Local Schools
Mar 23, 2016
Mr. Yuk has been a familiar face in many schools in Adams County during the months of February and March. This green, not very happy face was first seen in the early 1970’s. It serves as a reminder to be careful with chemicals and other common household products that could become a poison if not used properly.
Master Gardener Classes Get Rave Reviews
Mar 23, 2016
Gardening in Your Environment is a seven week course offered every year by the Adams County Master Gardeners with a slightly different twist each year.
Bees on Coneflower
Bees are Our Friends
Mar 23, 2016
We must make friends with bees if we are to continue to have food that in large part is pollinated by bees. Our farmland is constantly being reduced by housing developments but our farm production has risen over the decades because of better methods of farming. Bees are part of that improvement in farming methods, and Master Gardeners are helping with the science of finding out where the bees are and what plants they like to feed on.
Dare to Dye Differently: Natural Dyeing of Easter Eggs
Mar 11, 2015
The first day of spring has arrived after an Arctic cold February and the entrance of March as a lion. However, an early Easter is nipping at their heels. So, our thoughts turn to candy, flowers and decorations.