Master Gardener Classes Set for January

The Penn State Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Program in Jefferson County has four classes during the month of January that may be of interest to area gardeners. 

People can attend single classes for $20 each with pre-registration. The classes are three hours long, offered Tuesday afternoon in Brookville and Thursday evening in DuBois.  Pre-registration is necessary to ensure class materials are available. 

For more information or to pre-register, please call the Master Gardener hotline at 814-849-7361.

Jan. 8 and Jan. 10:  Small Fruits

Learn how to successfully grow grapes, brambles, strawberries and blueberries through proper cultivar selection, planting and maintenance.

Jan. 15 and Jan. 17:  Tree Fruits

Learn how to successfully grow tree fruits including apples, pears, peaches and stone fruits through proper cultivar selection, planting and maintenance.

Jan. 22 and Jan. 24:  Native Plants

Learn to appreciate the value of native plants in the landscape and how to select the right plant for the right place.

Jan. 29 and Jan. 31:  Herbaceous Plants

Learn to begin to become proficient in the identification, cultural requirements and usage of herbaceous plants.

Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate

needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact the Master Gardener Program at 814-849-7361 in advance of your participation or visit.

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