Seed Starting


Free Container Herb and Lettuce Gardening Kits Distribution

  • Saturday, August 1, 2020, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung County and our regional CCE Extension offices are excited to share our gardening skills and nutrition knowledge with our entire community.

With the help of NYS Ag and Markets, we have made a do-it-yourself gardening kit, complete with everything you will need to grow tasty and healthy lettuce and herbs indoors.

The kit includes:

  • Three planting containers
  • Potting mix for the containers
  • Three packets of seeds
  • A brochure with planting information on the basil, green onion, and lettuce provided.

Curbside pickup is scheduled for Saturday, August 1st, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, at Chemung County Fairgrounds.

Pre-registration is required by calling Cornell Cooperative Extension at 607-734-4453, Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am – 4:00 PM.  Registration will end on July 31st at 12:00 PM.

For more information please visit

or call 607-734-4453.




Jingjing Yin
Community Horticulture Educator
607-734-4453 xt 208


Chemung County Fair Grounds
170 Fairview Road
Horseheads, New York 14845

Last updated July 24, 2020