Get Growing with the Master Gardeners of Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County

Get Growing with the Master Gardeners of Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County

Home Gardening

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Cornell Cooperative Extension offers research-based support to gardeners through our community horticulture and Master Gardener programs. Homeowners can attend our classes, view online resources and have their gardening questions answered by our Garden Helpline service. Plant, insect and soil samples can be brought to our diagnostic lab for help determining problems in their home or garden. 

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Grow It! Workshop

Be part of the buzz about bees! Create your own native bee house using natural materials, and winter habitat “hotels” for beneficial pollinators.

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Workshops held in Middletown

Grow it, Create it, Cook it, Preserve it! Choose from a wide variety of classes to be held at the Orange County Extension office in Middletown.

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2018 Shiitake Mushroom Cultivation

We will cover the basics for setting up your own small-scale shiitake mushroom logs in your own backyard.

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2018 Philadelphia Flower Show

Join the Master Gardener Volunteers on a Bus Trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show

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Create delicious pastries!

What could be more delicious than the smell and taste of home-baked pastry? You will go home with your pastries, as well as tips and recipes.

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Making Bread by Hand

Learn how to bake delicious home-made bread.

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Debbie Lester
Community Horticulture Educator and Master Gardener Coordinator

Last updated January 16, 2018