Spring Garden Symposium
When: Sat., Apr. 6, 2019 (9:00 AM - 3:30 PM)
Where: First United Methodist
135 Decker Dr.
New Castle, Pennsylvania 16105
registration deadline: March 31, 2019
Join us for the Spring Garden Symposium as we explore Garden Treasures! Our speakers will present a variety of topics that will help make any garden a treasure!
To Be Covered
- Cooking with Lavender
- Eat your Roses, Pansies, Lavender, and 29 Other Delicious Flowers
- Floral Arranging with Nature’s Beauty
- Genus Narcissus
- Mason Bees
- Perennials in the Garden, Three Seasons of Color
- Pollinators, the Struggle to Keep Them Alive
09:00 am Registration and Light Breakfast
09:30 am The Genus Narcissus Learn about the biological and mythological origins of the genus, how to maximize flowering performance, hybridization methods, and stunning results.
10:30 am Break
10:45 am Eat your Roses, Pansies, Lavender, and 29 Other Delicious Flowers Our speaker, Denise, is also known as “Mrs. Know It All” of The Organic Gardeners on KDKA radio. Her talk consists of many of the edible flowers that we can grow here, how to grow them, the rules for edible flowers and the ones that aren't so edible, too.
11:45 am Buffet Lunch (provided) / Silent Auction
12:45 pm Mason Bees / Pollinators, the Struggle to Keep them Alive
12:45 pm Floral Arranging with Nature’s Beauty / Cooking with Lavender
01:45 pm Break
02:00 pm Perennials in the Garden, Three Seasons of Color Join Bill, a Penn State Master Gardener of Allegheny County, for his PowerPoint presentation that will look closely at one perennial garden and how it changes throughout the growing season. Plants to add to your garden will be recommended, and the care/maintenance of the perennial border will be discussed.
03:00 pm Closing / Door Prizes / Silent Auction
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