LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. — The Penn State Extension Lehigh Valley Master Gardeners are hosting an eight-part garden workshop spring garden series every Tuesday night from March 31 – April 21, 2020 at the Hanover Township Community Center, 3660 Jacksonville Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017. Each workshop is $5.00 to attend. You can register for just one or join us for all eight!
Basics in Vegetable Gardening, March 31 at 6:00pm, is a comprehensive vegetable gardening workshop that will cover garden positioning, seed saving, reducing diseases, and much more. This workshop will be very informative for both the home vegetable gardener and someone looking to start their own garden. To register:
https://extension.psu.edu/basics-in-vegetable-gardening or call 877-345-0691.
Do you find some gardening tasks difficult? Have you ever heard of ergonomic design? Join us and learn about the ergonomics of gardening from better body positioning to maintaining tools and everything in between at Gardening Safely as You Age, March 31 at 7:15pm. To register:
https://extension.psu.edu/garden-safely-as-you-age or call 877-345-0691.
Growing a Tomato and Pepper Salsa Garden, April 7 at 6:00pm, will show how easy it is to grow your own tomatoes and peppers to make delicious fresh homemade salsa. Perhaps the most popular condiment cannot get any better than freshly made using your own home-grown ingredients. To register:
https://extension.psu.edu/growing-a-tomato-and-pepper-salsa-garden or call 877-345-0691.
Learn how to turn your garden and kitchen waste into black gold at Composting at Home,
April 7 at 7:15pm. Save landfill space by learning to recycle grass, branches, leaves and more.
Thinking about adding some fruiting plants to your backyard, but you’re looking for plants on the smaller side? If so, Small Fruits in Your Backyard, April 14 at 6:00pm, is just for you!
To register: https://extension.psu.edu/small-fruits-in-your-backyard or call 877-345-0691.
Selection of Landscape Trees, April 14 at 7:15pm, participants will learn what trees are the best for their landscape from a certified arborist! To register:
https://extension.psu.edu/selection-of-landscape-trees or call 877-345-0691.
Herbs for the Home Gardener, April 21 at 6:00pm, is a workshop dedicated to growing, drying and storing garden herbs to use for many purposes. To register:
https://extension.psu.edu/herbs-for-the-home-gardener-1 or call 877-345-0691.
Do you know how to properly identify, avoid, remove, and treat poisonous plants? Join us for Poisonous Plants in Your Environment, April 21 at 7:15pm, to learn how! To register: https://extension.psu.edu/poisonous-plants-in-your-environment or call 877-345-0691.
Penn State encourages people with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, call the Brad Kunsman at 610-813-6613.
–Penn State Extension