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May
30
2017
2 days from now


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

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



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May 2017
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CCE - Education Center, 232 Plaza Road, Kingston, NY
2017-05-31 18:30:00 UTC
2017-05-31 20:00:00 UTC
31
May
at 6:30PM - 8:00PM on Wed

Learn how to control pests and weeds organically by focusing on preventing problems and creating a natural balance to keep pests at bay. Cecily Frazier will teach organic strategies like building up healthy soil to strengthen plants, as well as cultural, biological, physical and chemical controls for gardeners in their ongoing struggle with critters and weeds.

Fee: $15
Space is limited so register early to reserve your seat! Pre-registration is required by the Friday before each class.

For full details and registration to go http://ulster.cce.cornell.edu/events/2017/05/17/spring-lecture-series.
For more information or to be sent a brochure/registration form, contact Dona Crawford, Community Horticulture Educator, dm282@cornell.edu or (845) 340-3990 x335.


June 2017
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Stonecrop Gardens Gatehouse Garage, 81 Stonecrop Lane, Cold Spring, NY
2017-06-03 09:00:00 UTC
2017-06-03 13:13:00 UTC
3
June
at 9:00AM - 1:13PM on Sat

This is a two-day workshop. Day 1 (June 3) – History of alpine troughs followed by the preparation of trough from hypertufa mix into various sized molds.

Day 2 (June 4) – Removal of trough from mold. Learn curing methods & aftercare of trough.

Space is limited to 10 participants.
Participants must commit to attending both days.

Fee: $80/$60 for members.

Registration and pre-payment required.
http://www.stonecrop.org/schedule/


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CCE - Education Center, 232 Plaza Road, Kingston, NY
2017-06-07 18:30:00 UTC
2017-06-07 20:00:00 UTC
7
June
at 6:30PM - 8:00PM on Wed

Wouldn’t it be nice to spend more of your time sipping iced tea in your garden then toiling away the hours nurturing demanding plants? Diane Backus will share her hard-won knowledge and experience to guide you in choosing the best low maintenance, no-fuss plants that will deliver a beautiful garden and less work for you.

Fee: $15

Space is limited so register early to reserve your seat! Pre-registration is required by the Friday before each class.

For full details and registration to go http://ulster.cce.cornell.edu/events/2017/05/17/spring-lecture-series.
For more information or to be sent a brochure/registration form, contact Dona Crawford, Community Horticulture Educator, dm282@cornell.edu or (845) 340-3990 x335.


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Patterson Environmental Park, Marble Avenue, Patterson, NY
2017-06-10 10:00:00 UTC
2017-06-10 11:00:00 UTC
10
June
at 10:00AM - 11:00AM on Sat

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County hosts
Build-Your-Own Rain Barrel workshop!

Watering lawns and gardens can account for as much as forty per cent of summertime water use. Try watering with rainwater and save the tap water for drinking!

As summer drought and possible water restrictions kick in, you can take advantage of rainwater runoff to irrigate your garden. Rain barrels are a great, mosquito-proof way to capture water from your gutters and lesson the draw on your home well or water supply.

Participants in this one hour workshop will build their own 55 gallon rain barrel, complete with spigot, overflow, and mosquito screening. Master Gardener Volunteers will be on hand to help, Space is limited! Be sure to have a vehicle to transport your completed barrel home.

Fee: $50
Registration is requested.

For more information and a registration form, contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County at (845) 278-6738 or visit www.putnam.cce.cornell.edu


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CCEUC - Education Center, 232 Plaza Road, Kingston, NY
2017-06-21 18:30:00 UTC
2017-06-21 20:00:00 UTC
21
June
at 6:30PM - 8:00PM on Wed

The importance of a colorful, buzzing, chirping, and varied pollinator garden cannot be over-emphasized! Elisa Amster Ross will share tools of the trade for choosing, planting and maintaining a pollinator friendly garden that will bloom from spring through the first frost of winter.

Fee: $15
Space is limited so register early to reserve your seat! Pre-registration is required by the Friday before each class.

For full details and registration to go http://ulster.cce.cornell.edu/events/2017/05/17/spring-lecture-series.

For more information or to be sent a brochure/registration form, contact Dona Crawford, Community Horticulture Educator, dm282@cornell.edu or (845) 340-3990 x335.