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Yard & Garden Tent

Penn State Extension Master Gardeners and experts from Penn State Cooperative Extension and the departments of horticulture, plant pathology and entomology give advice and help you solve your plant and pest problems.

Where: West 11th Street

    Flower Arranging Demonstration

    Flower arranging demonstrations and presentations on pollinator gardening will be given.

      Potato Tent

      The potato plot features multiple potato varieties growing in the soil and freshly dug tubers. Whether you are a potato farmer or a backyard gardener, here’s a chance to see some of the potato varieties grown in Pennsylvania plus some new varieties as well. Freshly harvested potato samples will be on display. Bring your potato growing questions to the Potato Tent.

      Honey Bee Demonstration

      The Honey Bee Demonstration Area, located adjacent to the Yard and Garden Tent, features an observation beehive, equipment, and tools of the trade. Experts from the Pennsylvania State Beekeepers Association and Penn State Extension are on hand to provide guidance and answer questions. For our more curious and adventurous visitors who’d like to gain a deeper understanding of beekeeping, watch a beekeeper open the hives and talk about the honey bees’ daily activities located up the hill from the Honey Bee Demonstration Area.

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