Workshop Shows Best Way to Divide Perennials

COLLEGEVILLE PA – Montgomery County master gardeners have scheduled a “Dividing Perennials Workshop” for Oct. 22 (2022; Saturday) from 9:30-11 a.m. at the county 4-H Center, 1015 Bridge Rd. The class will include working with different types of perennials (at top and below), such as hostas, day lilies, asters, bee balm, irises and cone flowers.

Participants also will learn the benefits of dividing perennials, why fall is a good time to divide them, how to know when perennials should be divided, how to avoid root damage, and how to replant new divisions.

Workshop Shows Best Way to Divide Perennials

There is no charge for the workshop (although donations are appreciated) and free parking is available. Advance registration is required because space is limited. To register, send an e-mail to with your name, contact information, and the number of people in your party. If you have questions, call 610-489-4315.

Master Gardeners of Montgomery County are volunteers specially trained and certified by Penn State Extension. They offer education on a broad range of horticultural topics, and can advise community residents on best practices based on research and recommendations.

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