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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Test Your Soil!

Learn the correct way to gather soil for a soil test at Cooperative Extension.

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Advanced Composting!

Go beyond the basics and learn advanced composting techniques in this 3 class series on 9/14, 9/21 & 10/5. $5/person per class or $10 for the 3-class series

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Dividing Perennials

Learn when and how to dig and divide perennial plants, plus what plants you can divide in this hands-on class with Master Gardeners on Thursday, Sept. 28, 6-7:30 pm. $5-$10/person, register online.

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Seed Saving 101

Learn to collect, clean and dry flower and vegetable seeds at this class on Wednesday, October 4. Sign up online here...

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Beautification Awards

Nominate outstanding examples of local beautification work anywhere in Tompkins County in the categories of Business, Civic Association, Residence, & Placemaking by Octopber 15th.

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Intro to Permaculture Class

Join Sean Dembrosky of Edible Acres for an introduction to the basic concepts of permaculture in this class on Thursday, October 12, 6:30-8:30pm. Fee$

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Last updated September 18, 2017