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.
Learn simple design techniques to make your gardens shine while reducing maintenance tasks at this workshop on February 7. $5-$10/person self-determined sliding scale.
Apply by January 29 to join the 2018 Master Composter Training, offered 10 evenings, February-May with dates off for holidays & breaks. Apply online or print and return an application!
Part 2 of our Soil Series on Wednesday, March 21st will examine soil bacteria and fungi that do the work of creating fertility. $7-10/person sliding scale, register online.
Consult our charts of popular vegetables and the earliest and latest dates they safely can be planted (as seeds, transplants, or sets) in our region.
Check out this list from Cornell's Garden Based Learning Program to see what varieties they recommend as being well-suited to NY State gardens for 2018!
Last updated January 16, 2018