Master Gardeners of Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County, Recognition Ceremony 2018

Master Gardeners of Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County, Recognition Ceremony 2018

Congrats Kate!

Congrats Kate!

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

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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Gardening Helpline

Our Master Gardeners are ready to help you. Call today, or email mghelpline@cornell.edu.

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2019 backyard maple syrup 01

Backyard Maple Syrup 2019

Learn how to make real maple syrup as we touch briefly on the history of syrup production, discuss tree identification, learn about tree tapping and the collection and processing of sap into syrup.

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Shiitake Mushroom Cultivation 2019

Would you like to learn how to grow your own shiitake mushrooms? We will cover the basics for setting up your own small scale shiitake mushroom logs in your own backyard.

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Shade gardening 01

Shade Gardening 2019

Shade in the yard need not be a deterrent to gardening.The cooling effect of a shade garden has a welcoming allure on a hot summer day.Learn the basic needs of shade plants, and how to meet those needs.Learn how to create a colorful, yet serene...

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Pruning Shrubs 2019

We’ll make pruning as easy as 1, 2, 3! Pruning is easy when you can identify the purpose for pruning and how a tree or shrub functions. Avoid torturing and misshaping your lovely plants. Let the Master Gardeners help take the mystery out of...

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Container gardening 01

Container Gardening

Container gardening is a terrific way to add color, height and pizzazz to an entryway, patio, pool area, or outdoor sitting area. Learn how to select and arrange plants to make a unique and stunning garden accent or display...

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Last updated December 7, 2018