Franklin County Master Gardener News

Gardeners Fill the Buckets
May 25, 2017
At what is becoming an annual event, Franklin County Master Gardeners hosted a South Central Community Action Programs (SCCAP)/Gleaning Project event where volunteers planted 4-gallon buckets with a vegetable and herb to be distributed to families by SCCAP.
Victory Gardens - Then and Now
Feb 17, 2017
During World War II resources were scarce and Victory Gardens played an important part in the war effort. Today’s war is a grass roots revolution from processed food.
1944 Pennsylvania Victory Gardens
Feb 12, 2017
Many people today are not aware of how successful WWII Victory Gardens were in providing not only food but improving nutrition for civilians. Here’s a look at Pennsylvania’s Victory Gardens back then.
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Winter Solstice-Out of the Darkness
Jan 7, 2017
As the days get longer, why isn't it getting warmer? Winter is a chance to explore your local areas and see a different landscape.
Michael Judd presented a program about permaculture and fruit trees.
Master Garden Recognition Night
Nov 3, 2016
Franklin County Master Gardeners celebrated their achievements from the 2015-16 year. Certificates and badges were awarded for milestone volunteer hours.

Regional Events

Master Gardener Basic Training: Huntingdon County
When: Oct 4, 2017
Where: Huntingdon County Extension Office (Education Room), 10722 Fairgrounds Rd #6, Huntingdon, PA 16652