Penn State Cooperative Extension, York County
Penn State Cooperative Extension, York County
The York county Master Gardeners provide horticulture information and education to home gardeners based on proven research specific to the local climate, soils and plants.

Master gardeners answer gardening questions and diagnosis insect and plant problems via the garden hotline, Monday through Friday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm.
Teach community and urban gardening to youth and adults.

Maintain the gardens at john Rudy Park where gardeners can learn about annuals, perennials, vegetables and herbs for York county.

Offer the annual "garden wise" educational conference - a one-day event with workshops and speakers.

Speakers bureau provides speakers on garden topics for community groups.
Teach composting.

For more information please, feel free to contact:
Constance Schmotzer
Consumer Horticulture Educator
112 Pleasant Acres Road - Suite. J
York, PA 17402
Eligibility: Gardening knowledge and experience
Hours: Gardening Hotline: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 12:30pm, Trainings: call for schedule
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (717) 840-7408 Main
  • (717) 755-5968 Fax
Intake Procedure: Call for general information. Pre-test and interview for course.
Fee Amounts: Varies. Please, call for more information
Geographical Area: York
Languages Spoken: Other languages available upon request
Service Contact: Elizabeth Finlay, 610-378-1327,
  • Community Gardening
  • Cooperative Extension Service Education Programs
  • Recreational/Leisure/Arts Instruction
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Penn State Cooperative Extension, York County
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