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Spring Gardening Days

Spring Gardening Day(s) is an annual event when Master Gardener Volunteers across the state hold educational workshops where they dive deep into starting or maintaining your garden.

Spring Gardening Days 2022

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia and Greene Counties is hosting a series of virtual and in-person classes from May 9th to May 21st to build or enhance your gardening skills. Join Master Gardener Volunteers, and others, to learn about various aspects of growing flowers, fruits and vegetables, as well as birding, composting and mushrooming. Webinars will be held via the Zoom platform. Workshops will be available at our Hudson and Acra offices.

SCHEDULE:

Webinars (free of charge)

Birding 101 May 9, 2022 at 6:30 pm

An Introduction to growing Unusual Fruits May 11, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Sequence of Bloom May 13, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Grow your own Vegetables! May 16, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Landscaping for the Home Gardener May 18, 2022 at 6:30 pm

The Importance of Soil Health May 20, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Workshops ($15 per session)

Session 1: HUDSON – May 14, 2022
10:00am – 11:00pm Build your own worm bin! Devon Russ
11:00am – 12:00pm Undercover Garden Maureen Mooney
Session 2: HUDSON – May 21, 2022
10:00am – 11:00pm Learn to make hypertufa pots Thomas Satterlee
11:00am – 12:00pm Everything is coming up roses Abbey Cash
Session 3: HUDSON – May 21, 2022
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Growing forest fungi Tracey Testo-Smith
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Pest identification and management for vegetable crops Katie Campbell-Nelson
Session 4: ACRA – May 21, 2022
9:00 am – 10:00am Build your own worm bin! Devon Russ
10:00am – 11:00pm Growing forest fungi Tracey Testo-Smith
11:00am – 12:00pm Pest identification and management for vegetable crops Katie Campbell-Nelson
Session 5: ACRA – May 21, 2022
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Learn to make hypertufa pots Thomas Satterlee
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Undercover Garden Dorian Hyland

Contact

Sandra Linnell
Community Horticulture Program Coordinator
sml334@cornell.edu
(518) 828-3346 ext 106

Last updated May 4, 2022