ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Master Gardener program of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County is proud to share that we will recognize our valued Master Gardener, Ginny Wilterdink. At 100 years old, Ginny has been an active Master Gardener for 34 years, contributing to the stewardship of our county parks, participating in educating the public at a variety of events, and assisting home gardeners in safe and effective practices of gardening.
On October 11th at 9:00 am, a tree, Parrotia persica ‘Vanessa’, that has been planted in her honor, will be presented to her in Highland Park, near the Poet’s Garden where she was a steward. Following will be a reception at the Olmsted Lodge at 171 Reservoir Avenue, 14620.
–Cornell Cooperative Extension Monroe County