Sunday, February 14, 2016

Green, gardening talk in Lower Gwynedd on 6/2

Green, gardening talk in Lower Gwynedd on 6/2



“You Bet Your Garden” radio talk show host Mike McGrath comes to Gwynedd, Montgomery County. The Gwynedd Green teams up with him to explain and promote backyard sustainability practices.


Lower Gwynedd Township is the sponsor of this hands-on, interactive event that starts at 1 p.m. on the Ingersoll property behind the Lower Gwynedd Township building on Old Bethlehem Pike.


McGrath will discuss “Lawn and Landscape” and answer questions.


Other presentations and demonstrations how to identify problems with your garden trees, how to care for them, how to compost and use compost in your garden, Native American Indian gardening techniques and more.


There will be therapy dogs to entertain young members of the audience.  An ice cream social will conclude the event.


In bad weather, the event may move to the township building adjacent to the parking area.


1:00 – 2:30 p.m.      Mike McGrath, “You Bet Your Garden”

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.      PSU experts on “Tree Tending” and on “Composting”,  Lenape Indian Gardening, Therapy Dogs

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.      Ice cream social


Lower Gwynedd Township has formed the Gwynedd Green Committee to give environmental concerns a voice in the township and also bring together all generations.  Projects include sustainability, green living and recycling.


For information, Check Lower Gwyendd’s website (, Mike McGrath’s website (, or GwyneddGreen’s Facebook at “GwyneddGreen”.

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