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

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

Learn skills and share what you know, as a volunteer in the CCE Master Gardener program.

Learn skills and share what you know, as a volunteer in the CCE Master Gardener program.

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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Commercial Production of Chinese Medicinal Herbs

Join us on Monday, April 10 at Tompkins Public Library for this presentation on efforts to form a farmers' cooperative in NYS to produce Chinese medicinal herbs. commercially. $5-$10 self-determined fee.

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Pruning Shrubs

Join local tree pruning professionals on Monday, 4/24 at 7pm for "Pruning Trees". FREE and open to the public and to prospective Citizen Pruner Volunteers! Call to sign up!

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Make a Bee Hotel for Native Pollinators

Learn about native pollinators and make a bee hotel to attract them to your garden at this class on Wednesday April 19 at 6:30 pm.

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Compost Fair

Celebrate spring's arrival at the annual Compost Fair at Tompkins County Cooperative Extension! In conjunction with the 4H Duck Race, this event is fun and educational for kids of all ages.

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Indigenous American Cropping Systems

Jane Mt. Pleasant will give a presentation on indigenous farming in the Northeast at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, April 26.

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Spring Plant Sale

The 2017 Spring Garden Fair & Plant Sale will be held at Ithaca High School on Saturday, May 20th from 9AM to 2PM.

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Last updated April 4, 2017