WVU New Soil Test Recommendations

Soil Testing

From Emily Wells Morrow, Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent, WVU Extension Service – Jefferson County The WVU Soil Test Lab has changed the way testing is done, which means there are NEW AND IMPROVED soil test recommendations. I’d like to share some of the changes and answer common questions. The form — The new form is attached…

Read More

Composting Classes

compost bin

Composting classes: Master Composters Melanie Files and Rick Lowman provide classes on the topic of “Composting” throughout the gardening season. These classes are open to anyone in Jefferson and Berkeley Counties and beyond, including Boonsboro, Hagerstown, Winchester, and throughout West Virginia. If you’d like to inquire about dates and times for classes and/or sign up…

Read More

Roots & Shoots for Kids

Roots & Shoots

Beautiful gardens and habitats around the schoolyard become classrooms where volunteers teach a variety of lessons! Roots & Shoots strives to provide outdoor educational experiences to each student across the elementary years that enriches students’ science education and inspires themes in library, art, music and language arts instruction. KINDERGARTEN LESSON: Thursday’s planting in the butterfly garden has moved…

Read More

Memorial service for Pat Burkette

Memorial service for Pat Burkette at Pikeside United Methodist Church Thursday, July 9, 1:00 – 3:30 pm There will be a Fellowship Meal (with Pat’s husband David) after the service; please stay and visit.  

Read More

Docents Needed for Back Alley Garden Tour & Tea — May 16 & 17

From Don Davis: Docents are needed for the Shepherdstown Community Club’s Back Alley Garden Tour & Tea on May 16 & 17. GEG members have helped in past years and we need your support again! All docents get a free ticket for the Tour & Tea which costs $20 for all others! Docents do a…

Read More