2018 Gardening With Nature Workshops
5/22 - Our BEST Plants by Patt Welfey, Penn State Master Gardener. Knowing what summer flowers do well in our area will make it easier to create the look you want this season. Various plants are trialed at the Master Gardener Trial & Idea Garden, located at Claremont Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Carlisle. Learn about the annuals that did well, and those that didn't, as Pat shares info & photos of trial plants.
6/19 - Rain Gardens by Lois Kriens & Maggie Pepe, Penn State Master Gardeners. Rain gardens are an attractive and sustainable way to intercept and filter storm water on your own property before it enters storm sewers, streams, or rivers. Maggie and Lois will share information about creating and planting your own rain garden, using native plants to enhance pollinator and wildlife habitat.
7/17 - Unusual Fruits for PA by Tim Clymer, Orchardist, Threefold Farm. Did you know kiwis and Asian persimmons can be grown in PA? Learn about he unusual fruiting plants that Tim grows at his orchard and seasonal fruit stands near Mechanicsburg, including descriptions of the trees, shrubs, and vines, their fruits and fruiting seasons, recommended varieties, pests and diseases, and cultural needs.
All events are from 7pm to 8pm, every 3rd Tuesday from March to October at the Fredrickson Camp Hill Library, 100 N. 19th Street Camp Hill, PA 17011. There is a $5 fee for each workshop. To register, contact : Penn State Extension, Cumberland County 1-877-345-0691 or visit https://extension.psu.edu/programs/master-gardener/counties/cumberland.