MONTROSE, Pa. — It’s hard to think of a beautiful winter landscape and the joys of Christmas right now, but why not! The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners in Wyoming, Susquehanna, Tioga and Bradford will be holding their annual premium wreath and poinsettia fundraiser. The deadline to order is November 3rd and pick up will be on Friday, December 4th *or call to make arrangements. Sale will be according to COVID protocols of no contact at pick up. Choose the location and time most convenient for you.
These lush wreaths and poinsettias are not your typical small grocery/retail plants…they are large gorgeous premium plants from a local grower. There will be a variety of poinsettia colors for the 6 ½ inch pot size which usually have 6+ blooms for $15: Red Glitter, Pink, White, and Classic Red. The large 8-inch pot for $30-red only will boast 14+ blooms. The lush green wreaths come in 2 sizes as well: 12 inches for $25 and 24 inches for $30.
We encourage you to consider purchasing your poinsettias and wreaths locally through the Master Gardener’s poinsettia and Christmas wreath sale. These are the best of the best and proceeds from this sale goes into educational programming for the community. This is our only fundraiser for the year due to COVID-19 and we appreciate your patronage. Educational information about care and maintenance will be included with you purchase.
Or email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org, call us at 570-666-9003 or message us (and LIKE us) on Facebook: Penn State Ext Master Gardeners of Susquehanna County, PA. We can also mail you an order form if you provide your mailing address.
Pick up Locations:
Susquehanna County: Penn State Extension Office, 88 Chenango St., Montrose, PA 18801, Phone: 570-666-9003 Date: December 4, Time: 1pm – 6pm
Wyoming County: Penn State Extension Office, 71 Hollow Crest Road, Suite 2, Tunkhannock, PA 18657 Phone: text 530-306-1759, Date: December 4, Time: 1pm – 6pm
Bradford County: Penn State Extension Office, 200 Main Street, Suite 3, Towanda, PA 18848 Phone: text 570-404-3753, Date: December 4, Time: 1pm – 6pm
Tioga County: Smythe Park, Mansfield, PA. Small Pavilion at the intersection of Dorsett and Besanceney Drive, behind North Penn Mansfield High School, Date: December 4, Time: 1pm – 6pm
The Penn State Master Gardener volunteer program supports the outreach mission of Penn State Extension by utilizing unbiased research-based information to educate the public and our communities on best practices in sustainable horticulture and environmental stewardship.
Your local Penn State Master Gardeners offer the community an abundance of gardening programs and they offer a question and answer hotline, a speaker’s bureau, 1st grade poison prevention programs and have donated 1000s of pounds of produce throughout the years from their Educational Gardens. Stay tuned for our future virtual educational presentations currently being planned!
–Kimberly Grace, Penn State Extension