Tuesday September 13th, 20th, & 27th, 2022 * 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Garden Talk #1 in a series of 3: Design and Install Raised Beds In the first of a series of three Garden Talks, gardening expert Pam Rowland presents an in-the-garden program on how to design and install raised beds in your backyard. Garden Talk #2 in a series of 3: Growing & Drying Herbs In the second of a series of three Garden Talks, gardening expert Pam Rowland presents an in-the-garden program on how to plant and nurture herbs in the garden, and how to preserve them by drying. Garden Talk #3 in a series of 3: Herbs as Medicine During the Civil War In the final program in a series of three Garden Talks, guest speaker Greg Susla will discuss the medicinal uses of herbs during the Civil War. A retired pharmacist, Susla has extensive experience with the medicinal herb garden at the Pry House on Antietam Battlefield, and with the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. He will talk about the medicinal applications of various plants grown and their uses during the 19th century. Held in the Institute’s Civil War-era garden at Monterey Pass, attendees will see first-hand what raised beds look like, discover why they are beneficial and learn how to create them. The adjacent Monterey Pass Battlefield Museum will be open especially for attendees of this event. Cost is $5 per program. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required. Saturday May 21st, 2022 * 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM ****New Location This Year: HSB Lawn Human Services Building 425 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, PA 17202 Bring your Plant Sale own wagon! Reasonable prices, most plants $1 to $7. Cash, checks, and credit/debit cards (MC, Visa) accepted. Proceeds support Master Gardener educational outreach activities in Franklin County Tomatoes * Peppers * Cucumbers * Melons * More Vegetables Heirloom & Hard-to-find Varieties Annual Flowers * Herbs * Pollinator Favorites Trees & Shrubs * Groundcovers Sun Perennials * Shade Perennials * Plug Perennials for Masses & Drifts Educational Information & Gardening Advice from Master Gardeners Renfrew Park Wednesday, Sept. 16, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Participants have a hands-on opportunity to learn about plants as they spend time digging in the dirt and seeing how food is grown in the historic four-square garden at Renfrew Park. They will look at different garden plants up close and explore the many ways humans depend on plants. Students will assist in tending the garden by preparing the soil, planting seeds and watering vegetables. Age: Grades K–5 Cost: $10 member of Institute of Renfrew, $12 non-member Limit: 15. To Register: call the Institute at 717-762-0373 or email us at email@example.com DOWNLOAD OUR WAIVER FOR THIS EVENT AND IF POSSIBLE, BRING A SIGNED COPY TO THE PROGRAM. ONLY ONE WAIVER PER PERSON/FAMILY REQUIRED, EVEN IF ATTENDING MULTIPLE PROGRAMS.