My daffodils and forsythia are blooming and I can't wait to see more color in my garden. But while I'm waiting there's plenty of gardening fun to be had with the help of the Penn State Extension and the Master Gardeners. First up is a Rain Barrel Workshop on Tuesday, April 26 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Sweet Arrow Lake Pavilion, Pine Grove. Fee for this workshop (which includes a barrel and all the fittings) is $35 and you must register by Tuesday, April 19 at 610-378-1327. For more information contact Susan Hyland at 570-622-4225 ext.13 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Next up is a Compost Clinic on Wednesday, May 4 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Sweet Arrow Lake Clubhouse, Pine Grove. Register for this free workshop by May 2 by contacting email@example.com or 570-622-4225 ext. 20. if you want you can pre-purchase a compost bin by April 8 for $25 to be picked up at the clinic on May 4.
If you need inspration for your garden why not go on a gardener's field trip? The Schuylkill Master Gardeners are organizing a trip to the Tyler Arboretum and Redbud Native Plant Nursery, both in Media, on May 17. The trip is $50 per person and will be held rain or shine (wear your walkign shoes). You must register by May 10 by contacting 610-378-1327. To learn more about the trip contact Susan Hyland at 570-622-4225 ext. 13 firstname.lastname@example.org
Don't forget if you still want to order seedlings from the Schuylkill Conservation District and Sweet Arrow Lake today's the last day! So check out the opportunity here.
ATTENTION FISHERS! For just $5 young fishers can take part in the Schuylkill Haven Trout Rodeo on April 9 (and the locations of 10 secret stocked spots). On April 9 young fishers can only catch three fish. The Schuylkill Haven Rec Department also has a program for lending rods to children who need one (no cost). To learn more about the rodeo and the lend a rod program check out Schuylkill Haven Rec Department's website