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Gardening Classes

Cornell Cooperative Extension Tompkins County offers dozens of classes each year about horticulture, agriculture, and homesteading. Bookmark this page, and save the date for your favorite topics. Links take you to each class's Event listing on our website, where you'll find a full description of the class and live registration links (one month in advance of the scheduled class date).

We are committed to making all the Zoom classes in our Horticulture Program financially accessible, so have moved to a pay-what-you-can model. Our Zoom classes are valued at $20. If you can afford to pay $20 or more, you are helping make these classes available to folks who cannot afford the full price. All registrants, regardless of payment level, will receive a video recording of the class. Because of limited physical space in our in-person classes, we cannot offer unlimited free spaces, but we do have a few scholarship spots available. Simply reach out to us at the contact info below to claim one of those spots.

ALL CLASSES ARE RECORDED SO IF YOU CANNOT MAKE THE LIVE CLASS, YOU CAN STILL REGISTER AND WILL RECEIVE THE CLASS RECORDING THE FOLLOWING DAY. 

We are working on making recordings of all classes available to non-registrants for a fee. Class recordings available this way are marked with an ** asterisk and in BOLD below.

2022 UPCOMING CLASSES

5/31/22 From Lawn to Habitat

6/7/22 Unusual Fruits: Honeyberries and Hardy Kiwis ZOOM

6/11/22 Unusual Fruits: Honeyberries and Hardy Kiwis In-Person Workshop

6/14/22 Soils Class

6/28/22 Garden Weed ID & Management, Zoom

PAST CLASSES

5/24/22 Veggie Gardening 201

5/17/22 Gardening for the Birds

5/3/22 Glorious Ornamental Containers ZOOM

**4/26/22 Veggie Gardening 101 ZOOM

4/21/22 Ornamental Tree Pruning - Citizen Pruner Training #3 ZOOM

**4/19/22 Growing Luscious Strawberries ZOOM

4/15/22 Seed to Supper (6 free classes plus free plants & containers) program applications due

4/14/22 Ornamental Shrub Pruning - Citizen Pruner Training #2 ZOOM

4/12/22 No-Till Gardening Techniques ZOOM

4/7/22 Tree Selection & Plant Care- Citizen Pruner Training #1 ZOOM

4/5/22 Keeping Backyard Chickens ZOOM

4/2/22  Seed Starting Family Workshop at Ithaca Children's Garden

4/2/22 NEW DATE! Make More Plants Special Event Seed Swap at Ithaca Children's Garden - no preregistration needed

4/2/22  Seed Starting IN-PERSON WORKSHOP

3/29/22 Growing Gourds! ZOOM

3/26/22 Brambles IN-PERSON WORKSHOP

3/22/22 Brambles ZOOM

3/15/22 Veggie Gardening 101

3/8/22 Seed Starting ZOOM

3/5/22 Home Fruit Tree Pruning: HANDS-ON WORKSHOP

**3/1/22 Home Fruit Tree Pruning: ZOOM

2/26/22 Blueberries: IN-PERSON WORKSHOP

2/22/22 Blueberries: ZOOM

2/15/22 Gardening with Kids

2/8/22 MAKE MORE PLANTS! Green Zebras and Speckled Romans: Heirloom Tomatoes from Seed to Harvest

2/1/22 Planning Your Vegetable Garden

Classes offered in 2021

2/9/2021 Planning Your Vegetable Garden

2/16/2021 Keeping a Small Flock of Chickens

2/23/2021 Creating Your Permaculture Paradise

3/2/2021 Pruning Fruit Trees (Apples, Pears, Cherries, Plums, and Peaches)

3/9/2021 Master Gardeners’ Favorite Perennials to Know and Grow

3/13/2021 Seed Starting 101

3/16/2021 NO CLASS THIS WEEK

3/23/2021 Making Your Veggie Garden Beautiful

3/30/2021 Improving Your Garden Soil

4/3/2021 Veggie Gardening 101

4/6/2021 Design Essentials for Your Ornamental Garden

4/13/2021 NO CLASS THIS WEEK

4/20/2021 No-Till Gardening Techniques

4/27/2021 Composting for Gardeners

5/4/2021 Sustainable Rose Care

5/6/2021 Backyard Chickens

5/11/2021 Veggie Gardening 201

5/18/2021 Container Gardening

5/25/21 NO CLASS

6/1/2021 Garden Insect & Diseases--Organic Control and Management

6/15/2021 Strategies for Gardening with Deer

6/22/21 Gardening for Beneficials Insects: Bees, Butterflies, and Natural Enemies

7/27/2021 Summer Planting for an Autumn Harvest

8/17/2021 Cover Crops for the Home Gardener

9/14/2021 Growing Great Garlic

9/28/2021 Selecting and Planting Bulbs for a Beautiful Spring

10/05/2021 All About Paw Paws

10/9/2021 Paw Paw Tour

10/12/2021 Winterize Your Veggie Garden

**10/19/2021 Make More Plants! Fall Propagation of Native Perennials

**11/2/2021 Winterizing Your Ornamental Garden

**11/9/2021 Understanding and Preparing Your Garden Soil

11/13/2021 HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: Propagating Native Plants - SOLD OUT

**11/17/2021 Nut Trees for the Northeast

12/03/2021 Wreath Making is Back! - Friday evening session - SOLD OUT

12/03/2021 Wreath Making is Back! - Saturday morning session - SOLD OUT

12/03/2021 Wreath Making is Back! - Saturday afternoon session - SOLD OUT

12/07/2021 Master Gardeners' Favorite Tools

**12/14/2021 Planning Your Home Food Forest

**1/11/22 Getting to Know Your Property

1/18/22 MAKE MORE PLANTS! Winter Sowing

1/25/22 Create Your Dream Landscape on a Small Budget


Contact

Master Gardener Grow Line

growline1@gmail.com

Last updated May 26, 2022