Workshops

Webinar: Gardening with herbs

August 11, 2021; 7:00 – 8:00 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 webinar, you will learn about growing and using some of the less well-known herbs.

Speaker: Peg Weidemann, Chemung County Master Gardener

Fee: Free.

Register here: https://cornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEod-GtrDIpGtXzeSfegLk149Mfw2LK0j64

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

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Webinar: Tomato Troubles: Dealing with Pests and Pathogens

July 5, 2021; 7:00 – 8:00 PM. Tomatoes are one of the most popular home garden vegetables.  This webinar will discuss fencing strategies for keeping deer, woodchuck, rabbits and squirrels out of the garden, as well as some of the diseases and pathogens that can affect your plants and produce, such as blight, blossom end rot, fruit cracks, cutworms, etc.  You will also learn how to find the answers to your tomato problems.

Speaker: Chris Gagliardo and Melanie Beach, Chemung County Master Gardeners

Fee: Free.

Register here: https://cornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUkce2opjojGdZtO-9Le3wCxvy3g4fqZcAu

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

Useful recourse: http://chemung.cce.cornell.edu/resources/toamto-t...


Webinar: Learn about Vermicomposting

May 26, 2021; 2:00 – 3:00 PM.  Do you have kitchen scraps and yard debris that you don’t know what to do with?Would you like natural, home-made compost for your garden?Vermicompost (worm compost) is considered an especially good soil amendment and nutrient source for your garden.In this one-hour webinar, Chemung County Master Composter, Peg Weidemann, is going to talk about how to turn your yard and kitchen waste into valuable soil amendment with the help of worms.

Speaker: Peg Weidemann, Chemung County Master Composter

Fee: Free.

Register here:https://cornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAkdOGppzwrEtMATZaGLFLRiOXYkftG_OHC

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

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Webinar: Perennial Gardening

Monday, April 19, 2021; 7:00 – 8:00 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.

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

Fee: Free

Register here: https://cornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAtd-uupj0pGdfg18M-xrnbLn6YNWubF85i

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

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Webinar: Seed Starting

March 22, 2021; 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

Fee: Free.

Register here:

https://cornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUlde-rrT4tE9Uw0wIJNifEyBrcuqKVVgVU

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

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Contact

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

Last updated August 4, 2021