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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Philly Flower Show Bus Trip

Tuesday, March 14, 2017.. Join the Master Gardener Volunteers on a Bus Trip to the 2016 Philadelphia international Flower Show!

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Making Homemade Soup

March 18 9AM-1PM: Making homemade soup is easier than you think. You will make four different types of soup and we will discuss preserving via the freezing method.

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Maple syrup

Backyard Maple Syrup

February 4, 2017

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Orchidacea cymbidium

Botanical Drawings: Orchids

Saturday, February 18, 2017

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Making Marmalade

During this hands-on workshop learn how to make orange marmalade as well as grapefruit marmalade and preserve these unique treats using the hot water bath method. Take home samples of each flavor for your own enjoyment.

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This workshop is designed to provide a solid base in the science and practice of selective pruning. Learn the reasons for pruning, the theory behind different cuts, as well as what tools are necessary.

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Debbie Lester
Community Horticulture Educator and Master Gardener Coordinator

Last updated February 22, 2017