May 2010 archive

Sussex County Master Gardeners announce free spring and summer events

The Sussex County Master Gardeners are pleased to announce the dates of several events to be held in their Demonstration Garden this spring and summer.  The garden is located behind the county Extension office, 16483 County Seat Highway (Route 9), Georgetown, Del., approximately ¼ miles west of Sussex Tech High School. All events are free to the public.

A variety of colorful azaleas are now blooming in the Master Gardeners' Demonstration Garden. Photo by Bobbie Ranney

Garden Walks will be held on Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 7 p.m. and on Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 7p.m.    In addition to enjoying the garden, a number of Master Gardeners will be available to provide information and help on a wide variety of gardening topics including:  lawns, vegetable gardens, perennial gardens, shrubs and insects.

The Master Gardeners Annual Open House will be held on Saturday, July 17, 2010, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This ‘Day in the Garden’  event features, in addition to the garden, information stations on a number of gardening subjects, a plant clinic, activities in the Children’s Garden, and a plant sale.

The Sussex County Master Gardeners are the volunteer arm of Delaware Cooperative Extension for both the University of Delaware and Delaware State University. It is the policy of the Delaware Cooperative Extension System that no person shall be subjected to discrimination on the grounds of race, color, sex, disability, age or national origin. Delaware Cooperative Extension welcomes and encourages participation of all individuals.  If a member of the public has special needs that need to be accommodated, please contact the office two weeks prior to the event at 302-856-7303.