There’s still time to order plants for the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners annual plant sale. The deadline is Friday, May 7, and sale pickup day is Saturday, May 15.
A carefully selected offering of quality perennials, shrubs, hanging baskets, hanging patio tomato baskets and house plants will be available. Simply request and browse our catalog, place an order, and join us for the pre-arranged drive through pick up on May 15 between 9 am and 3 pm at the Penn State Extension Office parking lot, 88 Chenango Street in Montrose.
Once we have your order and your contact information, we will arrange a specific pickup time for you. We will be offering horticultural handouts on the plant sale offerings as well as container gardening instructions. Links to free webinars, Learn Now videos and Hotline contact information will also be provided. COVID-19 precautions will be strictly adhered to.
To request a catalog, contact the Penn State Master Gardeners at 570-666-9003, email: email@example.com or message us on Facebook at Penn State Ext Master Gardeners of Susquehanna County, PA (while there ‘like us!’) Then mail in your order, and we’ll see you on Saturday, May 15.
Proceeds help us fund educational gardening programs to residents throughout the county. Programs are held at Salt Springs, Harford Fair, countywide Senior Centers, Montrose Area Adult School, local Garden Clubs presentations and at our array of demonstration gardens, to name a few!
Your local Master Gardeners are busy planning for the season. We are happy to announce our podcast series in partnership with the Susquehanna County Free Library Association called ‘Digging for Answers.’ This podcast answers gardener’s questions taken from our Hotline service (570-666-9003) or firstname.lastname@example.org and answers them on air. It also features informational how-tos, interviews and other garden related topics and stories. To sign up go to the library’s website at: www.susqcolibrary.org/podcasts.
We will also be offering the Junior Master Gardener program to kids ages 8-13 through the Susquehanna County 4-H program. Participants will receive basic instruction in botany, insects, berries, trees, soils, vegetables, flowers, fruits, a pumpkin harvest plus much more! The Junior Master Gardener program is full of experiments and growing challenges. The deadline to sign up this year for new 4-H members is: May 1st. Deadline for returning members to re-register was March 31st. For more detailed information call the Susquehanna County 4-H program at 570-666-9006 or email SarahRae Sisson, 4-H Educator at: email@example.com.