April
25
2017
Going on TODAY!


Cornell Cooperative Extension, 18 Seward Avenue, Suite 300 (3rd Floor), Middletown, NY
Tuesday at 10:00AM - 12:00PM

If you love the idea of eating home grown salads from April-November, a salad box can keep you in greens all season long. Bring a pair of sturdy work gloves, and we'll supply the materials and instructions for you to build your first salad box.

Fee: $25 per person

845-344-1234
jd863@cornell.edu
cceorangecounty.org



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April 2017
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Threefold Educational Foundation, 285 Hungry Hollow Rd., Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977
2017-04-26 13:00:00 UTC
2017-04-26 15:00:00 UTC
26
Apr
at 1:00PM - 3:00PM on Wed

Session I of the 2017 Gardening Lecture Series Arranged by the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cornell Cooperative Extension Rockland County. Speaker: Carol Gracie

Lecture Description:
Wildflower expert, engaging speaker, photographer and author Carol Gracie will reveal fascinating life histories behind our beautiful spring wildflowers including their interactions with pollinators and seed dispersers, their defenses against predators, and medicinal properties. Come learn from her expertise garnered from her work with the NY Botanical Garden and extensive worldwide travel.

Fee: Pre-registration $18/ At the door $20

Pre-registration must be accompanied by check, with this form and received one week prior to the lecture in order to receive the pre-registration price of $18.00.

Please make checks payable to: Cornell Cooperative Extension Rockland County. Mail to: Cornell Cooperative Extension, Attn: Gardening Lecture Series, 10 Patriot Hills Drive, Stony Point, NY 10980.

No refunds on programs, and no confirmation forms mailed. Participants needing special accommodations should contact our office at 845-429-7085.

Contact: Jennifer Strianese
jas946@cornell.edu
(845) 429-7085 ext. 117


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Stonecrop Gardens, 81 Stonecrop Lane, Cold Spring, NY 10516
2017-04-29 09:00:00 UTC
2017-04-29 15:00:00 UTC
29
Apr
at 9:00AM - 3:00PM on Sat

Stonecrop is delighted to announce the 11th annual North American Rock Garden Society’s plant sale to be held on site here, Saturday, April 29 from 9 am to 3 pm. In addition to Stonecrop’s offerings of alpine plants and troughs,

We hope you can join us for this special event and take advantage of viewing Stonecrop’s spring bulb display.

Fee: Admission $5/members – no charge.

Website: http://www.stonecrop.org
Phone: 845.265.2000
Email: garden@stonecrop.org


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Mahopac Library, 668 Route 6, Mahopac, NY
2017-04-29 10:00:00 UTC
2017-04-29 14:45:00 UTC
29
Apr
at 10:00AM - 2:45PM on Sat

Master Gardeners to Teach Latest Garden Design Theories

Putnam County property owners are invited to attend Cornell Cooperative Extension’s 2017 Spring Garden School. Extension educators and Master Gardener Volunteers will teach how to evaluate your property with a critical eye so you can make planting decisions that are site-appropriate and eco-friendly, incorporating current research. Tuition includes materials.

Attendees will learn about soil microbe management, Hugelkultur composting, plant communities, matrix planting and the New Perennial Movement (exemplified by the New York City Highline). The emphasis will be on using native plants that are beautiful as well as attractive to pollinators and beneficial insects. The day will also include sessions on how to manage the soil and water on your property for maximum benefit to you and our ecosystem.

To register, please visit our website http://putnam.cce.cornell.edu/

Fee: $25 per person
845-278-6738 - Kate Everitt
pcm6@cornell.edu
putnam.cce.cornell.edu


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Stonecrop Gardens, 81 Stonecrop Lane, Cold Spring, NY
2017-04-29 11:00:00 UTC
2017-04-29 12:00:00 UTC
29
Apr
at 11:00AM - 12:00PM on Sat

Held during Stonecrop’s North American Rock Garden Society plant sale, Esther Wrightman, of Wrightman Alpines, will talk about the rich horticultural legacy her father, Harvey Wrightman, has left for the rock gardening community. Open Days garden host and Stonecrop member Anne Spiegel said, “Harvey had an amazing ability to spot truly special plants on obscure seed lists and then painstakingly bring them into the trade.” Esther will profile great plants that many rock gardeners first met through Wrightman Alpines.

The Garden Conservancy's Open Days program is proud to present this lecture in partnership with Stonecrop Gardens. The NARGS's (North American Rock Garden Society) plant sale takes place 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; admission is $5 to Stonecrop.

Fee: $30 members of the Garden Conservancy; $35 non-members
888-842-2442
opendays@gardenconservancy.org


May 2017
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Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Ctr., 79 Farmstead Lane, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
2017-05-06 11:00:00 UTC
2017-05-06 15:00:00 UTC
6
May
at 11:00AM - 3:00PM on Sat

A fun day for the whole family, come support your favorite local farm and education center by purchasing your vegetable plants grown by our volunteers. Enjoy making crafts, visiting with the animals including the lambs and chicks, watching the sheep shearing, washing wool, and much more.

Fee: Free admission and parking

https://www.facebook.com/events/1825128677747696/


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Cornell Cooperative Extension, 18 Seward Avenue, Suite 300 (3rd Floor), Middletown, NY
2017-05-11 10:00:00 UTC
2017-05-11 13:00:00 UTC
11
May
at 10:00AM - 1:00PM on Thurs

The Master Gardeners will show you how to create your own decorative vertical garden box using succulents to take home and display.

Fee: $50 perperson

845-344-1234
jd863@cornell.edu
cceorangecounty.org


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Cornwall Town Hall - Park Grounds, 183 Main Street, Cornwall , NY
2017-05-13 08:30:00 UTC
2017-05-13 12:30:00 UTC
13
May
at 8:30AM - 12:30PM on Sat

The Cornwall Garden Club will hold its annual plant sale the Sat before Mother's Day. Come by and pick up some beautiful annuals and perennials. The sale takes place on the lawn of the Town Hall.

Profits from the sale are used to fund beautification projects in the area.

The sale will feature many of the best flowers and plants our local growers have to offer and include a terrific selection of spectacular hanging baskets, vegetables, herbs, annuals and perennials.

Other traditional favorites at the plant sale include the baked goods table with delicious homemade treats prepared by Cornwall Garden Club members.


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Springside, 185 Academy Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
2017-05-13 10:00:00 UTC
2017-05-13 15:00:00 UTC
13
May
at 10:00AM - 3:00PM on Sat

Proceeds from the sale benefit the work to protect and restore the Landmark site by Springside Landscape Restoration, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Held rain or shine.

FOR SALE:

Heirloom tomato & other veg. seedlings
Culinary herbs
Mother’s Day gifts
Colorful hanging baskets
Native and deer -resistant perennials for sun and shade
Enjoy the carriage trails – free, self-guided walking tour

Fee: Admission is free; plants at cost

845.454.2060


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Orange County Arboretum, 41 Grove St., Off Route 416, Montgomery, NY
2017-05-13 10:00:00 UTC
2017-05-13 14:45:00 UTC
13
May
at 10:00AM - 2:45PM on Sat

Don't miss Orange County’s largest and finest plant sale!
The most anticipated event of the year for Orange County gardeners who annually brave our unpredictable spring weather to shop the finest selection of plants in the area. The Friends of the Arboretum annual plant sale will take place on May 13, 20 & 27th from 10am – 2:45pm, offering more than 300 species of plants suitable for a variety of soil and light conditions. Choose from hard-to-find varieties and some Orange County Arboretum introductions. All plants once established, require minimal care. Informative garden helpers will be on hand to answer any questions you might have and also give you new ideas for your garden. Most importantly, supporting the Arboretum with each purchase makes this a not-to-be-missed event. Shop early for the best selection and please be aware, many selections are limited.

The sale is held at the Arboretum Greenhouse adjacent to the Kosuga Education building. Some boxes are available, but bring your own containers and carts for easier carrying.

Fee: Arboretum admission is free - Plants purchased with cash or check only!

Call for further information (845)325-4718


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CCE Rockland Education Center, 10 Patriot Hills Drive, Stony Point, NY 10980
2017-05-17 13:00:00 UTC
2017-05-17 15:00:00 UTC
17
May
at 1:00PM - 3:00PM on Wed

Session II of the 2017 Gardening Lecture Series Arranged by the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cornell Cooperative Extension Rockland County.

Lecture Description:
Cornell Professor Nina Bassuk will offer tips for your landscape including improved plant selections, soil modification and transplanting technology to beautify our outdoor spaces. She is a popular speaker at conferences, helping us understand best practices to let plants thrive near the homes, businesses and paved surfaces of the modern environment where we spend our time.

Fee: Pre-registration $18/ At the door $20

Pre-registration must be accompanied by check, with this form and received one week prior to the lecture in order to receive the pre-registration price of $18.00.

Please make checks payable to: Cornell Cooperative Extension Rockland County. Mail to: Cornell Cooperative Extension, Attn: Gardening Lecture Series, 10 Patriot Hills Drive, Stony Point, NY 10980.

No refunds on programs, and no confirmation forms mailed. Participants needing special accommodations should contact our office at 845-429-7085.

Contact: Jennifer Strianese
jas946@cornell.edu
(845) 429-7085 ext. 117


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Catskill Native Nursery, 607 Samsonville Rd, Kerhonkson, NY 12446
2017-05-20 09:00:00 UTC
2017-05-20 17:00:00 UTC
20
May
at 9:00AM - 5:00PM on Sat

Catskill Native Nursery invites you to come celebrate our native wildflowers, herbs, fruits, and local biodiversity.

Annual Plant Sale will be held on Saturday, 5/20 and Sunday 5/21.

THE HUDSON VALLEY SEED LIBRARY will be here with a huge array of organic vegetable and flower seedlings.

Gardening experts will be on hand to answer your questions.

Sorry - pets not permitted.

Fee: Admission is free

CATSKILL NATIVE NURSERY has been inspiring gardeners since 1999 to create biodiverse and remarkably ornamental gardens using plants that are native to eastern North America.


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Orange County Arboretum, 41 Grove St., Off Route 416, Montgomery, NY
2017-05-20 10:00:00 UTC
2017-05-20 14:45:00 UTC
20
May
at 10:00AM - 2:45PM on Sat

Don't miss Orange County’s largest and finest plant sale!
The most anticipated event of the year for Orange County gardeners who annually brave our unpredictable spring weather to shop the finest selection of plants in the area. The Friends of the Arboretum annual plant sale will take place on May 13, 20 & 27th from 10am – 2:45pm, offering more than 300 species of plants suitable for a variety of soil and light conditions. Choose from hard-to-find varieties and some Orange County Arboretum introductions. All plants once established, require minimal care. Informative garden helpers will be on hand to answer any questions you might have and also give you new ideas for your garden. Most importantly, supporting the Arboretum with each purchase makes this a not-to-be-missed event. Shop early for the best selection and please be aware, many selections are limited.

The sale is held at the Arboretum Greenhouse adjacent to the Kosuga Education building. Some boxes are available, but bring your own containers and carts for easier carrying.

Fee: Arboretum admission is free - Plants purchased with cash or check only!

Call for further information (845)325-4718


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Tivoli Library, 86 Broadway, Tivoli, NY
2017-05-20 10:30:00 UTC
2017-05-20 12:00:00 UTC
20
May
at 10:30AM - 12:00PM on Sat

Spring is here! Bring all your extra plants: perennials, annual seedlings, shrubs, vines, houseplants, and vegetable/herb seedlings. Have plants divided in containers, labeled with name, and with basic planting instructions.

Bring your plants by 10:30am. Be on time... swapping starts at 11:00am sharp! Happens outside at the Tivoli Library by the gazebo. (If it rains, it will take place in the East Room, inside of the library.)

Fee: Free

If you are available to help or need more information please contact us at: tivoliprograms@gmail.com
Call: 845-757-3771.
http://tivolilibrary.org


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Cornell Cooperative Extension, 18 Seward Avenue, Suite 300 (3rd Floor), Middletown, NY
2017-05-23 10:00:00 UTC
2017-05-23 13:00:00 UTC
23
May
at 10:00AM - 1:00PM on Tues

A Japanese variant of bonsai is the practice of taking the root ball of a plant and suspending it in a mud ball, which is coated with soft green moss. It's a living planter as well as a distinctive display piece. Presented by the Master Gardeners.

Fee: $30 per person

845-344-1234
jd863@cornell.edu
cceorangecounty.org


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SUNY Orange Middletown Campus, 115 South Street, Middletown, NY 10940
2017-05-27 09:00:00 UTC
2017-05-27 11:00:00 UTC
27
May
at 9:00AM - 11:00AM on Sat

SUNY Orange Sustainability and Hudson Valley Garden Calendar will partner again to hold our Annual Community Plant Swap.

As usual we'll plan our morning as follows: Plant drop-off and sorting 9am-10am; swapping begins at 10am. Rain or Shine. All are welcome - bring a friend, but not your pet.

This year we're also going to include a table for SEEDS.

As for the plants, please do NOT include any invasive species and make sure everything is labeled properly.

Fee: Free

Contact: HVGardenCalendar@gmail.com


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Vanderbilt Historic Site, 4097 Albany Post Rd., Hyde Park, NY
2017-05-27 09:00:00 UTC
2017-05-29 16:00:00 UTC
27
May
at 9:00AM to Mon, May 29 at 4:00PM on Sat

Annual three-day sale at Vanderbilt Mansion parking lot. Thousands of annuals and perennials will be on sale at reasonable prices. All profits support operation and restoration of the Vanderbilt garden. All plants are locally grown. The plant sale is held annually every Memorial Day weekend, Saturday-Monday, 9am-4pm at the Visitors' Center parking lot at the Vanderbilt Historic Site.

Fee: Free Admission; Cost of plants


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Orange County Arboretum, 41 Grove St., Off Route 416, Montgomery, NY
2017-05-27 10:00:00 UTC
2017-05-27 14:45:00 UTC
27
May
at 10:00AM - 2:45PM on Sat

Don't miss Orange County’s largest and finest plant sale!
The most anticipated event of the year for Orange County gardeners who annually brave our unpredictable spring weather to shop the finest selection of plants in the area. The Friends of the Arboretum annual plant sale will take place on May 13, 20 & 27th from 10am – 2:45pm, offering more than 300 species of plants suitable for a variety of soil and light conditions. Choose from hard-to-find varieties and some Orange County Arboretum introductions. All plants once established, require minimal care. Informative garden helpers will be on hand to answer any questions you might have and also give you new ideas for your garden. Most importantly, supporting the Arboretum with each purchase makes this a not-to-be-missed event. Shop early for the best selection and please be aware, many selections are limited.

The sale is held at the Arboretum Greenhouse adjacent to the Kosuga Education building. Some boxes are available, but bring your own containers and carts for easier carrying.

Fee: Arboretum admission is free - Plants purchased with cash or check only!

Call for further information (845)325-4718


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Cornell Cooperative Extension, 18 Seward Avenue, Suite 300 (3rd Floor), Middletown, NY
2017-05-30 10:00:00 UTC
2017-05-30 12:00:00 UTC
30
May
at 10:00AM - 12:00PM on Tues

Old stone containers make wonderful planters, but they are heavy. Hypertufa is a lighter weight man-made, stone-like material created from natural materials that can be fashioned into all sorts of containers and objects. In this class, you will make a hypertufa planter to take home with you.

Fee: $30 per person, $27 pp Gardening in Orange County subscribers

845-344-1234
jd863@cornell.edu
cceorangecounty.org


June 2017
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New Windsor Town Hall Lawn, 555 Union Avenue, New Windsor, NY 12553
2017-06-03 08:30:00 UTC
2017-06-03 10:00:00 UTC
3
June
at 8:30AM - 10:00AM on Sat

The New Windsor Garden Club will host a Community Plant Swap open to local gardeners and plant lovers. Bring your perennials, extra annuals, divisions and seedlings to our community plant swap and trade them with neighbors and fellow gardeners. Get rid of what you don’t need and get new plants for free.

To participate, bring at least one plant to swap. All plants must be in containers and clearly labeled. No invasive species, please. Rain or Shine. Bring boxes to carry your plants home. Set up starts at 8:30am – swapping begins at 9:00am .

Fee: Free

For more information contact Michele at NWGardenClub@gmail.com or find us on Facebook.


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Forsyth Park Pavilion, 157 Lucas Avenue, Kingston, NY
2017-06-03 09:00:00 UTC
2017-06-03 12:30:00 UTC
3
June
at 9:00AM - 12:30PM on Sat

19th Annual GREAT PLANT SWAP & SALE presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County Master Gardeners.

Here's how the swap works: Pot up your plants by May 20th. Drop off your plants on Saturday morning between 9-10am. Swappers receive vouchers for the number of plants they drop off. Swappers return at 11am to swap vouchers for plants.

At 11:30am the swap opens to the public for plant sale. No early birds please.

Fee: Free

For more information visit the online calendar at https://tinyurl.com/2017-Plant-Swap
Call Dona at 845-340-4990 x335
dm282@cornell.edu


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Upper Grandview, NY, , ,
2017-06-14 10:00:00 UTC
2017-06-14 11:00:00 UTC
14
June
at 10:00AM - 11:00AM on Wed

Session III of the 2017 Gardening Lecture Series Arranged by the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cornell Cooperative Extension Rockland County. Visit a spectacular garden in Upper Grandview, NY, including designs by Matt Horn.

As this is a private residence, there will be no walk-ins for this event. Advance registration is mandatory. When you register, you will receive the location details. *Parking is Very Limited, Please Arrange Carpools*

Visit a spectacular garden way above the Hudson River in Upper Grandview, NY. Make your way up the long driveway and arrive at the house and gardens. Giant rhododendrons hug the house and stands of ornamental grasses sway in every direction. In summer, you’ll see big swaths of hydrangeas and black-eyed Susan’s dotting the many perennial beds. Butterfly bushes with purple blooms and lots and lots of roses-mostly crimson, with a few pink ones dotting the beds here and there. A wonderfully inviting 50-by-20 foot swimming pool with a separate spa pool surrounded by gardens designed by Matt Horn. Also visit the folly, a whimsical, ornamental structure on the grounds. Don’t miss the dreamy outdoor kitchen with dramatic views of the Tappan Zee Bridge and on a clear day, the Manhattan skyline if you turn southward.

Fee: $18

Pre-registration must be accompanied by check, with this form and received one week prior to the lecture in order to receive the pre-registration price of $18.00.

Please make checks payable to: Cornell Cooperative Extension Rockland County. Mail to: Cornell Cooperative Extension, Attn: Gardening Lecture Series, 10 Patriot Hills Drive, Stony Point, NY 10980.

No refunds on programs, and no confirmation forms mailed. Participants needing special accommodations should contact our office at 845-429-7085.

Contact: Jennifer Strianese
jas946@cornell.edu
(845) 429-7085 ext. 117


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St. James' Episcopal Church, 1 St. James' Place, Goshen, NY 10924
2017-06-17 09:00:00 UTC
2017-06-17 15:00:00 UTC
17
June
at 9:00AM - 3:00PM on Sat

St. James' Episcopal Church will host its 14th annual "Gardens of Goshen" event with a self- guided tour of some of Goshen's most beautiful gardens. Tickets include a fresh gourmet luncheon served under a tent on the front lawn of St. James' Episcopal Church

Fee: Advance tickets are $40. Tickets the day of the event will be $45 if still available.
NOTE: Only 200 tickets will be sold.

For tickets or information and photos from past tours visit www.stjamesgoshen.org or find us on Facebook and click on Garden Tour.

You may also mail your order request; just send a self addressed stamped envelope, with your check made out to St. James' Episcopal Church, to Gardens of Goshen Tour, 55 Wickham Avenue, Goshen, New York, 10924. Call John at 845-294-9004 for any questions. You may also pick-up tickets at the Church office at 1 St. James Place, Goshen NY Phone is 845-294-6225.


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Morrison Mansion/SUNY Orange, 115 South Street, Middletown, NY 10940
2017-06-24 09:00:00 UTC
2017-06-24 16:00:00 UTC
24
June
at 9:00AM - 4:00PM on Sat

Annual self-guided tour through some of the finest gardens in Middletown and surrounding areas. They range from city gardens to country gardens with pond, sculptures and plenty of flowers for butterflies, birds and bees. Garden hostesses will be at each home to answer questions. Guests will also have an opportunity to speak with the home owners.

Plant sale on mansion veranda from 9am until sold out.

Refreshments will be available.

There will be a drawing for garden related items and a white elephant table will be available with garden items

Fee: $15.00 adults (children under age of 16- free)
Phone: 845-361-4216
patwilson041740@live.com