Let us help you get started with vegetable gardening!
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Let us help you get started with vegetable gardening!

A soil pH test is a great first step to successful gardening.
Image by Sandy Repp

A soil pH test is a great first step to successful gardening.

Find recommended varieties of vegetables that grow well in our area!
Image by Sandy Repp

Find recommended varieties of vegetables that grow well in our area!

What's eating your plants? We can help you find out, and suggest ways to control it!

Master Gardeners now accepting applications for our 2018-2019 training!

Master Gardeners now accepting applications for our 2018-2019 training!

Gardening

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!

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Master Gardeners

Master Gardeners belong to a national corps of trained volunteers who share gardening information in their communities through the local Cooperative Extension office.

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Open Days Garden Tours

Tour 5 very special private gardens, open Saturday, July 7 ONLY. $7/person per garden, proceeds benefit Community Beautification and The Garden Conservancy

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Garden Insect ID and Organic Controls

Learn to identify beneficial insects and destructive pests in your garden this class on Wednesday, July 11. $7-$10/person self-determined sliding scale.

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Fall Gardening

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.

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An Urban Oasis - Edible Garden Tour #1

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.

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Compost demo site

Compost w/ Confidence

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!

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Last updated July 6, 2018