Workshops

Webinar: Perennial Gardening

Wednesday, July 22, 2020; 3:00 – 4:00 PM. There is nothing more beautiful than a perennial garden that blooms from late spring to first frost. Join two of our Master Gardeners as they discuss some common perennials for USDA Zone 5 gardens and give tips and hints for maintaining a successful perennial garden.

Speakers: Ken Wida and Chris Gagliado, Chemung County Master Gardeners

Fee: Free, but $3 donation helps support CCE Chemung Master Gardener Program. Please make your check payable to CCE Chemung, and mail to: 425 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elmira, NY 14904

Register here: https://cornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMqcu-srDItGdZhO4010t8TI-1w2Pd-WYsM

The Zoom link to access the class is provided immediately upon completion of registration in your registration confirmation email.


Virtual Gardening Classes for Beginners #4 – Caring for Your Vegetable Garden

In this class, our Master Gardener will talk about caring for your growing garden and garden maintenance, such as watering and fertilizing during the growing season.

This class will be held on May 18, from 2:00 – 3:00 PM.

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Virtual Gardening Classes for Beginners #3 – Planting a Vegetable Garden

Are you wondering when it is time to plant vegetable seedlings or seeds in the garden?  How will you plant them?  How will you protect your young plants?  In this class, our Master Gardener will be talking about planting techniques and tips.

This class will be held on May 11, from 2:00 – 3:00 PM.

Watch the class on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/7UFh_gmRqTI


Virtual Gardening Classes for Beginners #2 – All the Dirt on Soil

Healthy soil is the basis of healthy plants and a healthy garden. When garden soil is in good shape, there is less need for fertilizers or pesticides.In this class, our Master Gardener will be talking about how to build healthy soil and how to create nutrient-rich compost for your garden.

This class will be held on May 6, from 2:00 – 3:00 PM.

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Virtual Gardening Classes for Beginners #1 – Three Steps to a Successful Vegetable Garden

This spring, CCE Chemung is offering a free online gardening class series for individuals who wish to start a new vegetable garden or those who want to know more about gardening.The classes will be offered every week.

The first class will be held on April 29, from 2:00 – 2:30 PM.

Before you start planting, it’s a good idea to think things through so that you can make the most of your garden.In this first class, our Master Gardener will take you step-by-step through the process of creating a personal planting plan and a personal planting map.

Registration is required.Please email us at jy578@cornell.edu to register and obtain a Zoom link to the online class.


Workshop: Creating a Butterfly Garden

April 22, 2020; 3:00 – 4:00 PM.  If you've been thinking of creating a butterfly garden, now is the time to start planning. Join Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung County to learn how to create a butterfly garden.Topics to be covered are, understanding the life cycle of butterflies, selecting a location, best flowers to plant to attract butterflies, host plants for caterpillars, and other tips to help you be successful at creating your own butterfly garden.

Speaker: Ken Wida, Chemung County Master Gardener

Workshop fee: Free

Watch the webinar on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/CfKyjM2i8m4


Workshop: Seed Starting

March 25, 2020; 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.

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

                Chris Gagliardo, Chemung County Master Gardener

Please join us by clicking the link below:
https://cornell.zoom.us/j/655952254


Workshop: Starting Your Vegetable Garden

February 26, 2020; 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 (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.

Contact

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

Last updated July 7, 2020