Continue growing fresh and nutritious produce from your home garden through the cool autumn weather, plant bulbs for spring beauty and then put your garden happily to bed for the winter!
Penn State Extension Bucks County is here to help both novice and seasoned gardeners with a series of four short courses for those who want to make the most of their gardens in the cool weather.
All classes are from 7:00pm to 9:00pm and free to the public. Pre-registration is required; call 215-345-3283.
#1 – Thursday, September 12th – Planting Fall Veggies
Continue eating fresh, nutritious and locally-grown veggies from your own garden throughout the autumn! Join Master Gardener Mike Gordon as he discusses veggies that thrive in cool weather.
#2 – Thursday, September 19th – Fall Garden Clean-Up
Join Master Gardener Bonnie Olliver as she talks about how to put your garden to bed for awhile … but leave a little something behind for over-wintering birds and next year’s butterflies!
#3 – Thursday, October 3rd, – Growing Great Garlic
Now’s the time to plant garlic for harvest next spring. Learn the simple steps to grow delicious and nutritious garlic in your backyard in this exciting session with Master Gardener Gary Dunbar.
#4 – Thursday, October 10th, – Bulbs for Spring Beauty
Learn to successfully plant daffodils, tulips, crocus, hyacinth and other types of flowering bulbs now for a gorgeous display in your home garden next spring. Master Gardener Bonnie Olliver will also explain how to force bulbs indoors for an early, magnificent holiday treat.
Workshops are held at Penn State Extension Bucks County, Neshaminy Manor Center – Health Building, 1282 Almshouse Road, Doylestown.