Garden Tenders Basic Training

Posted by Pennsylvania Horticultural Society on March 14, 2016

Garden Tenders Basic Training starts March 16.

This six-session course plus a tour combines in-depth and hands-on gardening experience with topics such as basic horticulture, recruiting and keeping volunteers, assessing and finding resources in your neighborhood, planting and garden maintenance, finding a site, getting permission, and forming partnerships. And lots of hands-on, in-the-dirt learning.

Wednesday evenings from 6 PM to 8:30 PM: March 16th and 23rd & 30th, April 6th, 13th, 20rd, and 37th

Garden Tour on Saturday, April 16th, 9:30 AM to 1 PM

After the sixth week, the group will start helping to build each others’ gardens until we all run out of steam & supplies.

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Cost is $25 for the full series, but scholarships and sweet deals are often available. For more info,

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