Workshops

Workshop: Let’s grow garlic

October 10, 2019; 2:00 – 3:00 PM.  Do you love garlic?Garlic has a range of potential health benefits.In this one-hour workshop, we will be talking about how to select and grow great garlic in the home garden.You will also learn garlic storage and cooking tips.

Speaker: Jingjing Yin, Horticulture Educator at CCE Chemung

Place: CCE Chemung, Conference Room (Room 110). 425 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY

Workshop fee: Free, but a $3 suggested donation helps support our Horticulture Program.

Please register with Chemung CCE at 607-734-4453, or jy578@cornell.edu.


Workshop: Gardening with herbs

September 5, 2019; 2:00 – 3:00 PM.  Whether you have a lot of space or a little, gardening with herbs is a satisfying and productive way to please all of your senses. Herbs offer food for pollinators, flavors for cooking, material for crafts, even a connection to history. In this one-hour workshop, you will learn about growing and using some of the less well-known herbs.

Speaker: Peg Weidemann, Chemung County Master Gardener

Place:Steele Memorial Library (IT room), 101 E Church Street, Elmira, NY

Workshop fee: Free, but a $3 suggested donation helps support our Horticulture Program.

Please register with CCE Chemung at 607-734-4453, or jy578@cornell.edu.


Workshop: Tomato Troubles

July 18, 2019; 1:30 – 2:30 PM. Tomatoes are one of the most popular home garden vegetables.This workshop will discuss some of the diseases, pests, and pathogens that can affect your plants and produce, such as blight, blossom end rot, fruit cracks, cutworms, etc.Also bring your questions and concerns and learn how to find the answers to your tomato problems.

Speaker: Chris Gagliardo, Chemung County Master Gardener

Place: Steele Memorial Library (large conference room), 101 E Church Street, Elmira, NY

Workshop fee: Free, but a $3 suggested donation helps support our Horticulture Program.

Please register with Chemung CCE at 607-734-4453, or jy578@cornell.edu. 


Workshop: Invasive plants in the home landscape

June 18, 2019; 4:00 – 5:00 PM.  Many established gardens in the Elmira area have plants that are now classified as invasive. What is an invasive plant? Why is managing invasives so important? What can you plant instead of these once popular plants? Join Master Gardener, Barbara Classen, at the Steele library, 4:00-5:00 pm on June 18th to learn how to cope with invasive plants in your home landscape.

Speaker: Barbara Classen, Chemung County Master Gardener

Place: Steele Memorial Library (Large Conference Room), 101 E Church Street, Elmira, NY

Workshop fee: Free, but a $3 suggested donation helps support our Horticulture Program.

Please register with CCE Chemung at 607-734-4453, or jy578@cornell.edu.


Workshop: Edible wild plants all around us

May 22, 2019; 5:00 – 6:00 PM.  Weeds can be valuable herbal medicines or delicious greens on your salad plate.Join Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung County to delve into the world of edible weeds. You may like what you find in your yard!

Speaker: Ken Wida, Chemung County Master Gardener

Place: Steele Memorial Library (IT room), 101 E Church Street, Elmira, NY

Workshop fee: Free, but a $3 suggested donation helps support our Horticulture Program.

Please register with CCE Chemung at 607-734-4453, or jy578@cornell.edu.


Workshop: Bokashi Composting

April 25, 2019; 2:00 – 3:00 PM.  Frustrated with the difficulty of outdoor winter composting in our climate?Want to find a different way to deal with your food waste that allows you to compost a wider variety of material? Bokashi composting is a new way to deal with kitchen scraps, including meat and dairy.In this one-hour workshop, Chemung County Master Gardener and Master Composter, Peg Weidemann, will introduce you to bokashi composting and its practice at home.

Speaker: Peg Weidemann, Chemung County Master Gardener and Master Composter

Place: Steele Memorial Library (IT room), 101 E Church Street, Elmira, NY

Workshop fee: Free, but a $3 suggested donation helps support our Horticulture Program.

Please register with CCE Chemung at 607-734-4453, or jy578@cornell.edu.


Workshop: Seed Starting

March 21, 2019; 2:00 – 3:00 PM.  

Starting your own seeds is a cost effective way to grow a greater variety of plants for your garden. Join Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung County to learn how to start seeds successfully. The topics we will cover include techniques for starting seeds indoors, proper care, lighting and watering, and how to prepare your seedlings for transplant.

Speaker: Jingjing Yin, Horticulture Educator at CCE of Chemung County

               Chris Gagliardo, Chemung County Master Gardener

Place: CCE Chemung, Conference Room. 425 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY

Workshop fee: Free, but a $3 suggested donation helps support our Horticulture program.

Please register with Chemung CCE at 607-734-4453, or jy578@cornell.edu. 


Workshop: Starting Your Vegetable Garden

February 20, 2019; 2:00 – 3:00 PM. 

Starting a vegetable garden at home is a great way to spend time with children or spend time outdoors in the sun.Planting a garden with vegetables also rewards you with nutritious fresh vegetables, enjoyment and economic savings.Join Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung County to learn how to start a vegetable garden. No space? Don’t worry!We will also talk about square foot gardening, vertical gardens, container gardening, etc.

Speaker: Jingjing Yin, Horticulture Educator at CCE of Chemung County

Place: Steele Memorial Library (IT room), 101 E Church Street, Elmira, NY

Workshop fee: Free, but a $3 suggested donation helps support our Horticulture program.

Please register with Chemung CCE at 607-734-4453, or jy578@cornell.edu.

Contact

Jingjing Yin
Community Horticulture Educator
jy578@cornell.edu
607-734-4453 xt 208

Last updated October 8, 2019