We are here to meet all your gardening needs!

We are here to meet all your gardening needs!

Get advice on ornamental gardening from our Master Gardener Volunteers!
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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.

2016 Earth Festival was held in conjunction with Spring Garden Day.

2016 Earth Festival was held in conjunction with Spring Garden Day.

Gardening

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.  

Vegetable Varieties for 2017

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Spring Garden Day 2017

Master Gardener Volunteers of Cornell Cooperative Extension Schoharie and Otsego Counties are sponsoring Spring Garden Day, a day devoted to gardening and growing environments, featuring a variety of workshops.

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Soils & Climate

Your garden soil and our local climate have a big impact on every aspect of growing plants. Find resources here on soil texture, organic matter, soil testing and more.

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Growing your own food

Growing your own food can be a very satisfying effort that pays off in a number of ways.

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Call Our Volunteer HelpLine

Our Master Gardener Volunteers answer all kinds of gardening questions. Give them a call and see if they can help you, too!

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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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Ponds

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 31, 2017