Master Gardener Spring into Gardening
When: Sat., Apr. 28, 2018 (8:30 AM - 1:00 PM)
Where: Educational Conference Center at Luzerne County Community College
1333 S Prospect St.
Nanticoke, Pennsylvania 18634
registration deadline: April 21, 2018
Join the Master Gardeners of Luzerne County to get ready for the 2018 growing season at Spring into Gardening!
To Be Covered
- Totally Veggies
- Pesticides 101
- Color All Season in the Perennial Bed
- Common Landscape Mistakes & How to Avoid Them
- Basic Gardening
08:30 am Registration Enjoy coffee and refreshments. Visit the Penn State Master Gardener Plant Sale and information tables.
09:00 am Keynote - My Gardening Future We are pleased to have Paul Epsom, local gardening expert featured on WNEP’s Home & Backyard TV program and owner of Greystone Gardens, as our keynote speaker.
Breakout Session 1
10:00 am Composting What is composting and how can homeowner’s get started.
10:00 am Totally Veggies What should gardeners do with all those veggies they’ve planted? Eat more of them and add color, crunch, and flavor to meals and snacks!
Breakout Session 2
11:00 am Pesticides 101 An informative discussion on pesticides.
11:00 am Color All Season in the Perennial Bed By incorporating selective perennials into your garden, you can have color from early spring right through late winter.
Breakout Session 3
12:00 pm Common Landscape Mistakes & How to Avoid Them A homeowner’s guide to 10 common landscape mistakes.
12:00 pm Basic Gardening The when, where, what, and how of basic gardening—tips included!
J. Craig Williams