Spring gardening seminar planned
WAYNESBURG – A Spring gardening seminar featuring two workshops will be March 23 at the 4-H Building No. 10 at the Greene County Fairgrounds. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Bonnie Davis, a Washington County Master Gardener and a member of the Western PA Mushroom Club, will kickoff the day with a presentation on “Mushrooming in Western Pennsylvania” at 8:50 a.m.
The first workshop (seminar) gets under way at 10:15 a.m. and will address the variety of wild mushrooms that can be found in parks and backyards.
Also speaking will be Brian Davis, president of the Washington-Greene Chapter of the Western PA Mushroom Club. His topic will be “Mushroom Foraging.” Those who attend also can choose to learn about the common reptiles and amphibians that share our backyard spaces from Susan Swala, a member of the Town & Country Garden Club of Rices Landing and a backyard gardener.
The second workshop begins at 11:15 a.m. and will feature “Starting Perennial Seeds” presented by Cheryl and Dave Brendel, Greene County Master Gardeners, or a presentation by Bob Bedison, Greene County Master Gardener, who will show how to make the “Lifeless Come Alive – Starting Your Garden Indoors.”
Registration is $18 at the door or $15 if paid by March 18.
There will be free seeds, refreshments, soil kits and door prizes.
For more information, call the Greene County Extension Office at 724-627-3745.
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