Master Gardeners offer expertise and services throughout Bucks County

by Patricia Cangelosi

Do you love gardening, volunteering and helping your community? If so, the Penn State Master Gardener volunteer program may be for you.

The Penn State Extension office of Bucks County, at the Neshaminy Manor Center, 1282 Almshouse Road in Doylestown, recently hosted a presentation led by Master Gardener Coordinator Kathleen Connally about becoming a Master Gardener.

“We’re a very active, social group,” Kathleen said, adding that Penn State Extension was established by the federal government in 1914 to extend research-based knowledge to the public.

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Safe Drinking Water Workshop to be Offered in Bucks County

Workshop to Provide Free Basic Water Testing of Private Wells for Registered Homeowners

Residents who rely on a private well, spring or cistern for their drinking water can register to receive free, basic water testing and education during a two-hour Safe Drinking Water Workshop on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. and repeated from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Penn State Extension office in Bucks County at the Neshaminy Manor Center, 1282 Almshouse Road, Doylestown, PA. Penn State Extension along with the Master Well Owner Network, the PA Department of Environmental Protection and the PA Groundwater Association are sponsoring the workshop.

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