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Get advice on ornamental gardening from our Master Gardener Volunteers!

You'll find information on invasive plants and animals in our "Environment" section.

Spring Gardens

2018 Earth Festival will be held in conjunction with Spring Garden Day on April 21, 2018.


Cornell Cooperative Extension Schoharie and Otsego Counties is your resource for reliable, research-based information on soils, site improvement, plant selection, proper plant care, eco-friendly practices, integrated pest management, composting, and so much more! We offer free or low-cost gardening classes and tours all year long, and opportunities to share your love of gardening as a volunteer!  Call us or come by today! 

What Questions Are Master Gardener Volunteers Answering this Month? Find timely and useful articles on gardening topics relevant to Upstate New York residents.  

Plant Sale

MGV Gardens Are In!

​The flowers and vegetables were planted last Friday. Come by the office to see what varieties will be growing this summer.

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radishes and carrots on display at Unions Square market, NYC July 2014

2019 Vegetable Varieties

Check out this list from Cornell's Garden Based Learning Program to see what varieties they recommend as being well-suited to NY State gardens for 2019.

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Soil Sampling and Analysis

Get a jump on preparing your garden soil for next year. While putting your gardens to bed for the winter take a soil sample.

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Find resources on building a new pond, controlling algae, and attracting wildlife to your pond, here on our site.

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Last updated March 11, 2019