Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County is your resource for information on soils, site improvement, plant selection, proper plant care, eco-friendly practices, integrated pest management, composting and so much more! We offer free or low-cost gardening classes and tours all year long, and opportunities to share your love of gardening as a volunteer! Call us or come by today!
Master Gardeners belong to a national corps of trained volunteers who share gardening information in their communities through the local Cooperative Extension office.
Tour 5 very special private gardens, open Saturday, July 7 ONLY. $7/person per garden, proceeds benefit Community Beautification and The Garden Conservancy
Learn to identify beneficial insects and destructive pests in your garden this class on Wednesday, July 11. $7-$10/person self-determined sliding scale.
Now is the time to start planting your fall garden to extend your harvest until Thanksgiving. Learn how in this class on Wednesday, July 18th.
July 25: An urban oasis in th midst of the City, this garden on a double lot integrates edibles and ornamentals, herbs and fruits, and stonework built over the years by a multigenerational family working together.
FREE outdoor class held monthly May-August. Join us on 6/28 at the Ithaca Children's Garden. Come tour the garden and learn how to get started with composting!
Last updated July 6, 2018