Zinnias flowers red yellow blooming at Purity Point Summer 2019 route 13 Community Beautification
Image by Martha Gioumousis

Learn to grow your own cutting garden. Apr 29, 6-8 pm.


ZOOM VIRTUAL CLASS: Growing Cut Flowers

  • Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

ZOOM VIRTUAL CLASS: You will receive a link to the Zoom class after registering.

With coronavirus there has been a huge spike in interest in growing food to feed yourself & your family. With this class we will teach you about growing beautiful flowers to feed your soul!

What a joyful privilege to bring colorful blooms inside! Join us to learn about annual flower varieties that are easy to grow in your home garden and lend themselves to making beautiful arrangements. 

Instructor Martha Gioumousis is best known for her abundantly beautiful plantings around the city of Ithaca, especially the containers on the Commons. Prior to her position as coordinator of the Tompkins County Community Beautification Program, Martha worked on cut flower research with Cornell horticulture professor Chris Wien, growing and cutting thousands of beautiful blooms. In this class, she will share tips for variety selection, timing of planting, best practices for growing and cutting, and more.

Setting Up Zoom:

To download and install the Zoom Application:

  • Go to https://zoom.us/download and from the Download Center, click on the Download button under “Zoom Client For Meetings”.
    • This application will automatically download when you start your first Zoom Meeting, but installing before class is a good idea.
  • Once the download is complete, proceed with installing the Zoom application onto your computer.
  • Once Zoom is installed, click on the emailed Zoom link to begin viewing the class in Zoom


$10-$30 per person self-determined sliding scale, free spaces available

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Jennie Cramer
Horticulture Program Manager
(607) 272-2292 ext 146

Last updated April 28, 2020