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!
RESCHEDULED TO THURS. 3/15 Participants can bring soil samples from home to learn to assess the texture, color, drainage, fertility, pH and type of soil.
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.
Learn about "Vermicomposting," an indoor composting system that uses red worms. Every household leaves with a starter bin and worms! $10/household, space is limited!
Swap your surplus seeds with other gardeners at this community seed swap on 3/25! $5 suggested donation; FREE if you bring seeds to share!
Come learn more about volunteering with our Community Beautification Program on March 26 or March 29. Beautify Ithaca - no experience required, dinner provided.
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.
Last updated March 12, 2018