Friday, February 21, 2014


Are you longing to get into the garden after this cold, snowy winter?  If you are, this series of workshops is for you! Penn State Extension Bucks County is here to help both novice and seasoned gardeners with a series of four short gardening courses. 

Classes are 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm and cost $5 per session which includes handouts and light refreshments.  Pre-registration is required: please call 215-345-3283.  

Class size is limited – register early to avoid disappointment. 

Workshops are held at:
Penn State Extension Bucks County
Neshaminy Manor Center – Health Building
1282 Almshouse Road
Doylestown, PA 18901

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#1 -- Seed Starting
Wednesday, March 26, 2014


Have you tried starting plants from seeds only to end up with spindly seedlings that don’t thrive? Join Master Gardener Bonnie Olliver as she shares the secrets for successful seed starting.

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#2 - Creating Compost - Garden Gold

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
7:00pm–9:00 pm  

Turn your yard waste and kitchen scraps into valuable organic matter that will help your garden flourish!  Master Gardener Peg Lawlor teaches you the art of composting. 

#3- Grow Your Own Veggies

Wednesday, April 9, 7:00pm–9:00 pm

How can you eat well and save money at the same time?  Grow your favorite veggie varieties at home! Join Master Gardener Mike Gordon as he offers important information about growing traditional and unusual vegetables in your own backyard.

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#4 - Container Gardening
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
7:00pm – 9:00 pm

Discover the magic and ease of container gardening!  If you can grow it, you can probably grow it in any beautiful, zany, repurposed or just plain ol’ practical container on your deck, patio or landscape.  Join Master Gardeners Gail Donegan and Bonnie Olliver to
learn about soil, light, feeding and watering requirements
as well as choosing the right plants for your specific conditions.