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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Backyard Composting

Composting is eco-friendly, and a valuable resource for your garden. Learn the basics at this fun workshop.

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April 26: Garden Photo Walk

Capture beauty at the Orange County Arboretum! Tulips, daffodils and flowering shrubs will be the subject matter. Discover how to “see” color and light with your camera.

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Building a Teepee Trellis

Homemade garden trellises provide a perfect place to grow vining plants. You’ll make both a 3 ft. and 5 ft. trellis to take home!

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Holiday Tablescaping for Spring

Learn how to decorate your table for the spring season. Create a beautiful table!

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Growing Orchids

Explore the growth requirements of orchids and how their needs differ from those of other houseplants.

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Vegetable Gardening and Growing Tomatoes Successfully

Learn the best, tried and true methods to grow a productive vegetable garden, and learn how to grow the best tomatoes ever.

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Debbie Lester
Community Horticulture Educator and Master Gardener Coordinator

Last updated March 15, 2018