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.
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.
Saturday, April 14 is Large & Small Fruit Pruning at Bohringer’s Fruit Farm, 3992 St. Rt. 30, Middleburgh. Join Laura McDermott, Fruit Specialist, Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Program for this popular hands-on session from 10:00 a.m. to noon.
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.
Our Master Gardener Volunteers answer all kinds of gardening questions. Give them a call and see if they can help you, too!
Get a jump on preparing your garden soil for next year. While putting your gardens to bed for the winter take a soil sample.
Find resources on building a new pond, controlling algae, and attracting wildlife to your pond, here on our site.
Last updated March 12, 2018