New Castle County Master Gardeners

Master Gardener Volunteer Educators (MGs) distribute research-based information from the UD and the horticulture industry to home gardeners.  Outreach efforts include Workshops and Presentations, Youth EducationThe Garden Line and Plant Diagnostic Service, and Demonstration Gardens.

Are you a Master Gardener?  Need to track your time- sign in HERE.

Summer Daze in the Garden, Saturday, July 27th, 2019

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Summer Daze in the Garden, Saturday, July 27, 9 am- 1 pm; $22 if registered by July 9, After July 9 $25*; registration fee includes program, parking, continental breakfast, and farm-fresh UD Creamery ice cream.

This year’s Summer Daze in the Garden includes:

Fall Vegetable Gardening and Beyond with Rick Judd  Summer is winding down.  Take advantage of fall, a very productive gardening season.  Learn the many vegetables, which grow to an abundant harvest in the cooler weather.  Learn how to start, maintain and obtain a maximum harvest from these vegetables.  Then put your garden to bed for next year or…garden right through the winter.  Come.  We will show you how.

Growing Citrus Indoors and on your Patio with Ron Simpson This presentation will discuss growing potted citrus plants indoors in winter and outdoors in summer.  Topics covered will include varieties suited for pot culture, fertilization, pruning, pest control, and winter versus summer care.  There will also be a short discussion on the origins and genetics of commonly-grown citrus.

Tour the Teaching Gardens with the Master Gardeners Delaware Master Gardeners have created teaching gardens, at our Extension office, to display the beauty and variety of native plants our region has to offer and to assist you in planning a successful food garden that will be the envy of your friends and neighbors.  Visit the gardens with experienced gardeners who will provide a tour and answer your questions. View our pollinator and shade gardens, mini-meadow, compost demonstration site, raised vegetable garden beds, companion plantings and more, and get inspired to add life and interest to your own home landscape.

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*Refunds will not be issued unless program is canceled.