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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Infusing Oils, Vinegars and Butters

With just a few ingredients, you can create delicious flavored creations that are colorful, taste great, and have amazing aromas.

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Living Wreaths

Craft a living wreath using tillandsias (air plants), mosses, and more to take home.

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Advanced Leaf Casting

In this two part class, you will capture the artful ways of nature by casting leafy treasures in concrete. Finished sculptures can be used decorative garden accents, a surface for holding birdseed; or as a gift for a special friend.

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Succulents in Driftwood

Join us for this hands-on workshop, and create a one-of-a-kind piece of botanical art.

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Salvage Art Workshop

One person’s trash can become another’s piece of art. Create ‘Salvage Art’ from glass dishes, plates, bottles to enhance your outdoor environment.

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Make healthy, natural treats.

Learn how to make a variety of dog treats using fresh ingredients. Your best friend will appreciate you. Guaranteed to make their tails wag!

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Debbie Lester
Community Horticulture Educator and Master Gardener Coordinator

Last updated April 20, 2018