We are please to announce a new partnership with The Penn State Master Gardeners in Lackawanna County and to offer a series of workshops for the home gardener, designed for all levels, from beginner to expert. Here are the topics that begin soon:
• Starting Seeds and Growing Vegetables, Thursday April 24, 2014 at 6 pm
Learn how to save money and get a head start on the season by growing your own plants from seeds. You will learn how to reuse containers for germination, the best kind soil to use, light requirements, and more. You will learn all the best tips for growing the best vegetables in your garden this summer.
• Container Gardening, Saturday May 3, 2014 at 11 am
If you have limited space or time, container gardening is a great alternative for those who do not want a big garden. You learn the best plants and handy tips for successful small space gardening
• Composting, Thursday May 8, 2014 at 6 pm
Composting is nature’s original recycling program. Instead of throwing away yard waste, make it work for you. Learn how easy it is to pile up your grass clippings, leaves, and old plants and make a useful garden amendment.
• Growing Herbs, Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 11 am
Herbs are an easy way to enhance your gardening experience and the dinner table too. Nothing tastes better than fresh herbs in your favorite recipes.
The 2014 spring workshops are a joint venture between The Greenhouse Project and the Penn State Master Gardeners in Lackawanna County. They will be held at the McNulty Greenhouse at Nay Aug Park at 200 Arthur Avenue, Scranton, PA 18510. The sessions are free but, reservations are required.
During the month of May, The Penn State Master Gardeners will be available to answer your gardening questions and give you the latest research – based information on home horticultural topics. We will have soil test kits available for purchase and plenty of free publications to take home. Our hours at the greenhouse will be Thursdays, from 6 pm to 8 pm and Saturdays, 11 am to 1 pm. Stop by and see us.
To register or for more information, contact us at 570-963-6842 or email LackawannaMG@psu.edu.