Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Native Plants Program

Native Plants Program

On Saturday, April 20th, at 1:00 pm, the Cumberland Woodland Owners' Association is sponsoring a "Native Plants" program at Spring Haven Nurseries in Newburg.  Spring Haven Nurseries specializes in native woodland plants and shade perennials grown either in propagation beds or in the gardens located there.  Annette McCoy, Penn State Extension Consumer Horticulture Educator will lead a tour and present information about "Spring Ephemerals" and other early spring blooming plants.The meeting is open to the public and there is no cost to attend. Participants should also plan to bring their own lawnchairs.  Spring Haven Nurseries ( is located at 1362 Mountain Road in Newburg. A light meal will be available around 4:00 pm. Donations towards the cost of the meal will be accepted.

The Cumberland Woodland Owners Association (CWOA) is an organization of private forestland owners and others interested in forestry issues in south central Pennsylvania. For more information about the Cumberland Woodland Owners Association and the meeting, contact Fred Peabody at 717/776-3565 (email:

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