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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Prep for Winter!

This class on Thursday, Nov. 9th covers how to prepare and protect your garden from winter weather. $5-$10/person sliding scale fee, register online or by calling our office.

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Compost w/ Confidence

Stop by Ithaca Community Gardens at 12:30pm one Saturday per month from June-Oct for a FREE class on composting basics PLUS a different special topic each month!

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Impacts of Invasive Plants

This class on Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 6:30-8pm will look at how plants become invasive, their uses, and impacts. With Akiva Silver from Twisted Tree Farm. Fee; register online.

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Compost with Worms

Learn how worms can dispose of food scraps while making rich garden compost, at this workshop on Saturday Nov. 5th. $10/household includes worms & bin.

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Nut Bonanza!

Taste freshly harvested nuts at the Nut Bonanza on Saturday November 12 at Twisted Tree Farm in Spencer.

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6th Annual Leaf Swap

Bring your clean bagged leaves in from Monday 11/6 through Saturday 11/18 to share with gardeners/composters! Learn about composting and get some free on 11/18!

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Last updated October 19, 2017