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.

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

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

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.  

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Spring Garden Day 2018

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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MG Volunteer Spring Plant Sale

Come join the Master Gardener Volunteers at their annual Plant Sale on Saturday, May 27 at the Education Center in Cooperstown.

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Canning

12 Steps to Successful Canning

Food Preservation Specialists, Jan Ryder and Leslie Rigley will be presenting 12 Steps to Successful Canning. Join us for a hands-on workshop that covers Boiling Water Canning for high acid foods and Pressure Canning for low acid foods.

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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 April 18, 2018