MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. — Grow your gardening knowledge with upcoming April virtual programs hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County!
Orange County Master Gardener Volunteers Nina Pierro and Sabrina Conti will present Vegetable Gardening on Tuesday, April 13th from 7:00 to 8:30 P.M. via Zoom. Learn the tried and true methods for selecting the best seed/plant varieties, planting, maintaining, harvesting and sustaining a productive vegetable garden. This team has more than 30 years combined gardening and instructional experience. Join them for proven and practical tips to help you have your most successful vegetable garden yet!
What’s a garden without pollinators? Bees are just the beginning. You may be surprised to learn all the different things that pollinate your flowers! You will learn this and more at the Creating a Pollinator Garden program on Tuesday, April 27th from 7:00 to 8:30 P.M. via Zoom. This program will teach you all about pollinators and pollination. With an emphasis on native plants, you will also learn how to create a pollinator friendly flower garden that blooms from spring until fall. Edie Sherman, a Master Gardener Volunteer since 2013, will share her expertise to help you create a native habitat that welcomes a wide variety of pollinators to your yard or garden.
Pricing is available on a sliding scale for both programs. There is a suggested fee of $10 per participant, $20 to sponsor yourself and another participant in need, or a $0 solidarity price for those who cannot pay. Gardening in Orange County subscribers receive a discounted price of $8.
To register, or for additional information please visit our website at www.cceorangecounty.org/events or call Susan D’Egidio at 845-344-1234, Extension 240.
Cornell Cooperative Extension and its partnerships provide programs for Orange County residents on youth and family development; nutrition, health, and food safety; community and economic vitality; and agricultural sustainability through Cornell based research. Committed to Orange County, we design programs to meet local needs to enable people to improve their lives and communities. For more information call Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County at 845-344-1234 or visit our website at www.cceorangecounty.org.
–Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County
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