Other Master Gardener Projects
The Snetsinger Butterfly Garden is excited to share with you other upcoming Master Gardener projects from around Centre County. The Home Gardening School is an annual favorite.
The Penn State Extension Centre County Master Gardeners will hold their annual Home Gardening School webinar, Forward Focus: A Gardener’s Guide to Change on Saturday, February 26, 2022, from 8:30 am to 12:15 pm. The format will be live online via Zoom. Registration is $10.00 and is required to receive the link to access the webinar. Registrants will also receive access to the webinar recording. To register go to www.extension.psu.edu/forward-focus-a-gardeners-guide-to-change.
Speakers will explore how our families, gardens, and community will keep us rooted as we face global changes together. Home gardeners of all levels and interests, gardeners wanting to involve children, pollinator plant enthusiasts, and anyone interested in learning more about factors that affect our environment will want to attend this webinar.
Thomas Ford, Commercial Horticulture Educator, Penn State Extension, will discuss the art and science behind companion planting in the garden and landscape. Lean how to select and use aromatic intercrops and trap crops as a component of your overall pest management strategy.
Christina Grozinger, Director of Penn State’s Center for Pollinator Research, will describe the factors driving pollinator population decline around the world and what we can do to predict and manage pollinator health in response to global change, including designing ecologically informed pollinator habitats.
Kate Hynes, Centre County Master Gardener, invites the public to come learn strategies for successful intergenerational gardening, including gardening with young children, teenagers, and adults of all ages. Creating the garden can be a meaningful part of the process when you follow a few guidelines to ensure a warm and collaborative experience.