Workshops

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

Please join us by clicking the link below:
https://cornell.zoom.us/j/689294332

If you have never used Zoom before, you will need to download and install the Zoom app on your computer to join the meeting. This is a free app. It probably would take about 5- 15 minutes to download and install the app. Once you click on the link, it would tell you automatically if you don't have the app already on your computer and need to download and install it. Please follow the instructions on the website.


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 March 26, 2020