Tuesday, March 10, 2015


Photo © 2015 Kathleen Connally
Are you longing to get outside and into your garden after this frigid, 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. Doors open at 6:45pm. Register and pay at the door, cash... or check only. Space is limited; first-come, first-served basis. 
Workshops are held in the auditorium at Penn State Extension Bucks County, Neshaminy Manor Center – Health Building, 1282 Almshouse Road, Doylestown, PA 18901

Map: : http://goo.gl/maps/Kd0ac
For more information please call 215-345-3283.

#1 - Wednesday, March 25, 7:00pm – 9:00 pm — Seed Starting
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.

#2 – Wednesday, April 1, 7:00pm – 9:00 pm — Container Gardening Workshop
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 Gardener Jeanne Mantell to learn about soil, light, feeding and watering requirements as well as choosing the right plants for your specific conditions.

#3 - Wednesday, April 8, 7:00pm – 9:00 pm — Grow Your Own Veggies
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.

#4 - Wednesday, April 15, 7:00 - 9:00 pm — Creating Compost - Garden Gold!
Turn your yard waste and kitchen scraps into valuable organic matter that will help your garden flourish! Master Gardener Donna DiMella teaches you the fine art of home composting.


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