WATERTOWN, N.Y. — A School and Community Garden Workshop will be held on April 30th from 9 am -11 am at CCE, 203 N. Hamilton St., Watertown, NY.
Looking to start a garden at your school or community organization but not sure how to get started? Cornell Cooperative Extension is holding a free workshop to help schools and organizations across the tri-county region think through the planning process, garden logistics, ongoing garden maintenance, and connect to resources to make the garden meaningful to program participants as well as successful long-term.
CCE Horticulture and Natural Resources Educator Sue Gwise, will discuss: soil testing, what to grow based on our region and sun exposure, basics of watering and weeding, different types of gardens, fencing and other security measures, safe pest-control, and much more! Nutrition Program Manager April Bennett, will talk about resources for nutrition education in the garden, measuring your success, and connecting to ongoing resources to keep your garden growing!
There is limited space so participants are encouraged to register in advance online: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/SchoolCommGarden_222 or by contacting April Bennett at (315) 788-8450 ext. 265 or email@example.com. Interested in learning more but not sure you can make it in person? All registered participants will receive a link to join us through Zoom Conference!
–Cornell Cooperative Extension Jefferson County
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