Gardening classes set for May

April 28, 2018 Cranberry Home & Garden

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CRANBERRY TWP — For those who are new to gardening or want to brush up on their skills, the Penn State Master Gardeners of Butler County are teaching a 4-week series of gardening classes Tuesdays in May at the municipal center, 2525 Rochester Road.

All classes run from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and are for adults ages 18 and up. Each participant who preregisters will take home a free gardening gift.

May 8 — Feed the Bees: caring for bees all year round: Lisa Bernardo will explore options to nurture garden pollinators throughout the three growing seasons.

May 15 — Apple Tree Pest Control: Learn more about apple tree growing and home orchards, including managing pests and diseases.

May 22 — Using Shrubs in Landscape: Mary Kruger will help people explore options for privacy foundation planting or something to support the birds and bees.

May 29 — Strawbale Gardening: Angela Fishburn teaches the benefits of strawbale gardening and how to grow tomatoes, peppers, squash, beets, carrots, herbs, flowers and more.

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