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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Managing Tomato Diseases

Learn to identify and manage tomato plant diseases like late blight at this class on Thursday, June 22. $5-$10 self-determined sliding scale

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Gardener's Pot Swap

From 6/23 to 6/26, leave your plastic nursery pots, trays and cell packs AND canning jars at CCE-Tompkins for recycling. Take away what you can use! FREE!

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Compost demo site

Compost w/ Confidence

Stop by Ithaca Community Gardens at 12:30pm on the last Saturday June-October for a FREE class on composting basics PLUS a different special topic each month!

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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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Avoid Lyme Disease

Find resources on how to identify deer ticks, how to remove an attached tick, effective insect repellants, and more, here on our website.

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Garlic Mustard

Garlic mustard is one of very few non-native plants to be able to successfully invade forest understories.

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Last updated June 20, 2017