The Chester County Master Gardener Hotline is now open
Are you looking for reliable science-based answers to your gardening problems? Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Chester County can help! Master Gardeners answer questions about growing vegetables, fruits, ornamentals, native plants, invasive species, turf grass, plant identification, pruning, trees, and insect and disease problems. All free of charge!
The Garden Hotline will be staffed during the workweek, beginning April 15, 2021. Please email with your questions and photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you don’t have access to email or would rather phone, call the Penn State Extension Office at 610-696-3500 to leave a voicemail message on the Master Gardener extension, with your name, contact, and details of your issue.
More information about Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Chester County may be found at https://extension.psu.edu/programs/master-gardener/counties/chester.
Also, visit the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ChesterCountyMasterGardeners
Volunteer Opportunity at The Barn at Springbrook Farm
The Barn at Spring Brook Farm is a small, nonprofit organization, with a mission to enrich the lives of children with disabilities through animal-assisted activities. Located on 17.5 beautiful acres in Pocopson Township, Chester County, the organization is currently looking for a volunteer or volunteers to help improve and maintain the overall aesthetics of the gardens. (Not the entire property!) If you are interested, please contact Nan Latona at email@example.com. For more information on The Barn at Spring Brook Farm, visit https://www.springbrook-farm.org/
Pam Baxter is an avid organic vegetable gardener who lives in Kimberton. Direct e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or send mail to P.O. Box 80, Kimberton, PA 19442. Share your gardening stories on Facebook at “Chester County Roots.” Pam’s book for children and families, Big Life Lessons from Nature’s Little Secrets, is available on Amazon, along with her companion field journal, Explore Outdoors, at Amazon.com/author/pamelabaxter.