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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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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2018 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 2018!

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Giant Hogweed

Giant hogweed is one of New York's most striking and dangerous invasive plants. Learn how to recognize and manage it safely on our site.

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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 August 8, 2018