BREWSTER, N.Y. — While we are all sending more tie at home, we can improve our health and the environment by getting our hands dirty in the garden. Whether you are new to gardening or a seasoned horticulturist, you are bound to learn something from our classes. CCE Putnam Horticulture Educators and Master Gardener Volunteers will be teaching each of these classes, so bring your questions! Many of these are fun to do with your kids as well!
Seed Starting, Thursday, April 16, 4-5pm: Join us for an hour of earning seed biology and how to successfully start seeds in your home
Get Drastic with Plastic Get, Wednesday, April 22 5-6pm: Happy Earth Day! Join our discussion about the harm that plastics do to our environment, and how we can each reduce our consumption of single use plastics.
Grow Your Own Vegetables, Saturday April 25, 10am to 11:30am: This class is perfect for folks who are in their first year or so of gardening. You’ll learn how to pick a location for your garden, plan what to grow, make sure your soil is healthy and more!
Plant a Pollinator Paradise, Saturdays May 2& 9, 9:30 to 11 am: Pollinators are in trouble, but luckily each of us can have a part in ensuring a healthy environment for them. Join us for an in depth and interactive look at how to plan and create a pollinator garden on your property Whether you have acres or just a front porch, you can create a pollinator habitat.
All classes will be offered via Zoom, after registering you will receive information to log into the class.
Register online at putnam.cce.cornell.edu
—Kathy Roth, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County