Gardening Classes

The department in cooperation with the Montgomery County Master Gardener Program has scheduled the following classes. 

FEE: $5.00/CLASS

REGISTRATION FORM

SUCCESSFUL PLANT SELECTION
Presented by Karrie Hontz, Penn State Master Gardener
Monday, March 21 @ 7:00 pm @ Wissahickon Park Building

As you scan the tempting garden catalogs this winter, you'll need to know what to consider when selecting plants for your garden.  Learn when to use annuals, perennials, and other ornamentals and how to choose from the vast selections we find in our region.

CONTAINER GARDENING (PLANTS & VEGETABLES)
Presented by Susan Doblmaier, Penn State Master Gardener
Monday, April 18 @ 7:00 pm @ Wissahickon Park Building

Using a variety of colorful annuals, perennials, and vegetables, the Container Gardening combinations are endless.  The basics of plant and container selection, soil mixes and maintenance of container combinations will be discussed.  

THE RAIN GARDEN - A PERENNIAL GARDEN FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
Presented by Pauline Myers, Penn State Master Gardener
Monday, May 16 @ 7:00 pm @ Wissahickon Park Building

What is a rain garden and why would you want one of your own?  We’ll discuss this newer idea in garden design that is not just attractive it also helps water conservation, has a positive impact on health, and even helps the economy.  We should all make a difference one garden at a time.

Community Garden

Garden plots are available at the community garden in Willow Street Park.  

Application Form