A Day in the Garden
A (VIRTUAL) Day in the Garden 2020
Thank you to everyone who made "A Day in the Garden" a huge success!
We've recorded the sessions (now available below) for you to enjoy again, share with friends and reference as needed! We hope you'll get good use out of our gardening tips, recorded workshops and excellent Delaware gardening information!
A Day in the Garden — Recorded Sessions!
Tour of the Sussex County Master Gardener Demonstration Garden: youtube.com/watch?v=6qpMb7DK7S0
Virtual Garden Tour
We couldn't be in the Demonstration Garden this year, so we decided to bring the garden to you! We will be sharing a narrated version of our Demonstration Garden as well as master gardener's personal gardens. Come see why we work so hard each year to share all this great gardening information.
Link to watch Personal Garden Tour: youtube.com/watch?v=uBwLkFTt5xU
Personal Garden Tour
Take a look at the diversity of gardens shared by our Sussex Master Gardeners!
Link to watch Propagation by layering: youtube.com/watch?v=P-GjRUItZiY
Propagation by Layering
Join master gardener Cherie Dorfman and learn how to create new plants from your garden.
Link to watch Creating a Butterfly Garden: youtube.com/watch?v=hzeQ0yVXMcQ
Butterflies in Your Garden
Learn about plants that attract specific butterflies with master gardener Judy Pfister.
Link to Ideas for Art in the Garden: youtube.com/watch?v=n6Rcy2ktr1A
Habitat, Garden Debris and Art in the Garden
Join master gardener Sandi Dew and learn how to create a nest that can be both habitat for wildlife and garden art.
Link to Poisonous Plants for Pets: youtube.com/watch?v=mkNraltUtK8
Plants that Can be Poisonous to Pets
Master Gardener Karen King will help us identify houseplants that are poisonous to our pets.
Make it your day!
Our Master Gardeners, staff and partners have been hard at work, recording additional programs for you to enjoy at your own pace. Watch these in between our live events to make it your day!
Link to Landscaping with Native Plants by Terry Plummer playlist on Youtube.: youtube.com/watch?v=yKfbPQKJ3Ag
Landscaping with Native Plants
Explore why it is more important now than ever to grow native plants!
Link to watch Green Invaders on Youtube.: youtube.com/watch?v=F4REUX5K2F8
Delaware Master Gardener Jack Bruhn shares information on keeping Green Invaders(aka weeds) at bay in your garden.
Link to the Spotted Lanternfly video on Youtube.: youtube.com/watch?v=RRbq3xsPZzU
Stephen Hauss, Environmental Scientist with the Delaware Department of Agriculture, provides training and overview of the Spotted Lanternfly, an invasive pest.
Link to watch Tick of Delaware on Youtube.: youtube.com/watch?v=6nmGWgGOtg8
Ticks of Delaware
Learn how to identify ticks, learn the pathogens they vector, and, most importantly, how to safeguard you and your family and prevent a tick questing for you!
Link to Composting by Terry Plummer on Youtube.: youtube.com/watch?v=Gj63TiZkBv4
Trash to treasure—and much more!
Link to Control your weeds organically with cardboard or newspapers: youtube.com/watch?v=M-1jgLFk1pg
Control your weeds organically
Master Gardener Chris Dominic, Karen Wilkens and Linda Peters share an organic way to control weeds and create new gardening beds using newspaper and cardboard!
Link to Master Gardener Minute playlist on Youtube.: youtube.com/embed/videoseries?list=PLI-ZR4Jwy4gKTE2SDWUTtXimFbWaIITRN
Master Gardener Minutes (Playlist)
A collection of 1-minute educational videos with Delaware Master Gardeners.
We welcome all budding gardeners! Check out these resources for a fun and educational time!
Link to A 2020 Update From Farmer McGregor featuring Peter Rabbit: youtube.com/watch?v=ConPA9qISJ8
"Fun in the Garden" featuring Peter Rabbit and friends!
What have they been up to during the COVID Crisis? Grab a snack or your lunch and come watch Farmer McGregor ask our cast of characters what they have been doing during the pandemic. We will also share some great ideas for having fun outside in the garden!
Video link to You Just Have to Look: youtube.com/watch?v=FcrxSGUCoNA
You Just Have to Look!
Delaware Master Gardener Brent Marsh shows the exciting wild world that you can find in your backyard! You just have to look!
Ag teacher, Debbie Kirk, reads "The Beeman" at her family's small orchard. Video courtesy of the Delaware Farm Bureau on Facebook.
Link to Garden Fun for Children: youtube.com/watch?v=2rfhsAXF14M
Garden Fun for Children
Take a look at how Delaware Master Gardeners create magical gardens where young imaginations can grow along with the plants that children are welcome to smell, touch and see as they play among the plants and special structures around the garden.
A splash of color
Color your own garden with these free, printable and educational coloring sheets!
You won't want to miss the opportunity to check out what else we have to offer!
Where are we located?
The Carvel Center campus, located in Georgetown in Sussex County, fulfills the tripartite mission of our land-grant university — teaching, research and Extension outreach. The Carvel Center serves as the southern agriculture experiment station for the University of Delaware College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and is also home to Sussex County Cooperative Extension.