Friday, May 28, 2021

Cumberland County Penn State Master Gardeners Offering Pollinator Container Garden Kits To Go June 26

Celebrate National Pollinator Week June 21-27, 2021 with the Penn State Master Gardeners of Cumberland County

Provide nectar and host plants for butterflies and other beneficial pollinators this summer with a Pollinator Container Garden Kit to Go

Kit pick-up is on June 26, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., in the back parking lot of the Penn State Extension office in Cumberland County at 310 Allen Road in Carlisle.

Each kit contains a 14-inch container, potting soil, and a set of nectar and larval host plants including parsley, pentas, lantana, and other flowering annuals and herbs. 

Educational materials are also included in each kit for residents to learn about pollinators and the best plants for attracting butterflies and other pollinating insects to your garden. 

Each kit costs $20.00 and includes all supplies and materials to ensure the success of your container. 

Click Here to register for your Pollinator Container Garden Kit To Go or call 1-877-345-0691 by June 24.

A number of county Master Gardener groups across Pennsylvania are supporting pollinators and holding native plant sales.

Visit the Penn State Master Gardeners Program webpage to find a group near you.

Related Articles:

-- City Of Lancaster Residents Can Pick Up Bee Better Kit To Support Pollinators June 26

-- Pollinator Gardens: Help Encourage Ecological Diversity In Your Own Backyard

[Posted: May 28, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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