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 what plants work well together, repel bad bugs or provide essential nutrients in this class on companion / interplanting on 6/14. Fee.
FREE outdoor class held monthly May-August. Join us on 6/23 at Ithaca Community Gardens. Come tour the garden and learn how to get started with composting!
TWO DAYS ONLY! On 6/29 and 6/30, leave your plastic nursery pots, trays and cell packs at CCE-Tompkins for recycling. Take away what you can use! FREE!
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 pests in your garden to reduce damage to your vegetables, fruits and flowers at this class on Wednesday, July 11. $7-$10/person self-determined sliding scale.
Last updated June 11, 2018