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Green Gardens Clean Water Seminars and Field Trip

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Presented by Penn State Extension York at Penn State Extension York, York PA

Aug 26 2017
Green Gardens Clean Water Seminars and Field Trip

York County Penn State Extension Master Gardeners and MAEscapes present 2017 Seminars and Field Trip Event!

Having water problems in your gardens?  Need help preventing erosion, capturing rainwater and water quality?  Come join us to hear local experts speak on creating green landscaping and beautifying your property by planting native plants.  Then, travel with us to visit two properties that will demonstrate the principles of site water and water runoff.

Seminar topics:

  • Functional Landscaping presented by Diane Oleson, York County Water Resources Educator
  • Why Create Green Landscaping/Solve Your Water Problems presented by York County Master Watershed Stewards

Afternoon tours of two gardens (South York and Red Lion) will demonstrate how to prevent erosion, capture rainwater, improve water quality and create beautiful gardens using native plants, trees and shrubs.

Saturday, August 26th, 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

York County Extension, 112 Pleasant Acres Rd., York PA 17402

Rain or Shine

Basic fee of $14.00 includes:


Coffee and pastries


Transportation:  We will be providing two vans on a first come first serve basis or you can drive your own car (consider carpooling).

An additional $5.00 fee will be charged for limited seating in the vans.  Call for van availability before you send in the money.


9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Register/coffee and pastries

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. Seminars

12:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Field Trip



Contact: 717-840-7408

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