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!
The Asian jumping earthworm is an invasive species that endangers our forests. Find out how what it does, and how to identify and help contain these worms.
Bring your clean bagged leaves in from Monday 11/6 through Saturday 11/18 to share with gardeners/composters! Learn about composting and get some free on 11/18!
Boxelder Bugs (Boisea trivittata) are nuisance pests. Their feces can stain light colored surfaces and smashing them can also release an unpleasant odor. Learn how to identify and manage them, here.
Sean Dembrosky of Edible Acres will share his methods for raising chickens sustainably and at practically no cost in this class on Thursday, Nov. 30, from 6:30-8:30pm. Fee is $5-$10/person, register online.
Make an evergreen wreath for your home in this wreath-making workshop on Saturday 12/9 from 9-Noon for beginners, or 1-3pm for those with experience. $18/person, you must preregister & prepay. Limited to 15 per class.
Local herbalist Amanda David will teach us how to make an herbal salve from flowers and herbs from our home gardens in this class on Sunday, December 3 from 2-4pm. Fee; preregister online.
Last updated November 13, 2017