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Otsego County Master Gardeners

Otsego Master Gardener 2020 Program Schedule

*The Education Center is located at 123 Lake St., Cooperstown, NY 13326

May 9 – CANCELLED: Planning Your Garden - Manageable Garden Design for Food & Floral

  • 10 a.m.
  • Huntington Library, Oneonta
    • Carol Phelps, Master Gardener
      • A gardener has dreams of fresh vegetables every night of the season and knows all those gorgeous flowers in garden centers must find a place in the landscape. By mid-summer, if dreams were too big, gardening is not an enjoyable hour of puttering, but an endless chore to keep it all looking respectable. This hour-long workshop will help participants focus their gardening enthusiasm so it stays enjoyable all season long.

    May 13 – CANCELLED: Container Gardening

    • Noon – 1 p.m.
    • Education Center*
      • Francine Stayter, Master Gardener

    May 23 – Annual Plant Sale

    • 9 a.m. – Noon
    • Education Center*

    June 10 – Invasives are Everywhere!

    • Noon – 1 p.m.
    • Education Center*
      • Peter Coleman, Master Gardener

    July 8 – Fermentation

    • Noon – 1 p.m.
    • Education Center*
      • Chris Burrington and Bob McCann, Master Gardeners

    July 22 – All America Selections Open House

    • 4 - 7 p.m.
    • Education Center*

    Aug 4-9 – Otsego County Fair

    • Morris Fairgrounds
      • Master Gardener exhibit

    Sept 9 – Saving Seed

    • Noon – 1 p.m.
    • Education Center*
      • Master Gardener TBA

    Sept 9 – Harvest Festival

    • The Farmers’ Museum
      • Master Gardener exhibit

    Sept 26 – CANCELLED: Fall Symposium

    • The Otesaga Resort Hotel
      • Keynote Speaker: Ken Druse - Celebrated lecturer, award-winning author and photographer; called “the guru of natural gardening” by the New York Times.
    • Concurrent sessions:
      • Pest and Plant Diseases in a Changing Climate: Tony Antes, Federated Garden Club of NY
      • Bio-Intensive Gardening: Carla Crim, Ph.D., Horticulture Educator, Master Gardener Program Leader, CCE Delaware Co.
      • New Takes on Container Gardens: Barbara Melera, Horticulturalist, Flora Historian, Proprietor, Harvesting-History Heirloom Seed Co.
      • Plant Propagation and Planting Strategies: Chris Cash, Professor Emeritus of Plant Science, SUNY Cobleskill

    Oct 14 – Forcing Bulbs

    • Noon -  1 p.m.
    • Education Center*
      • Susan Jones, Master Gardener

    Oct 17 – Down in the Dirt - Composting and Improving Soil Health

    • (Location and Time TBA)
      • Carol Phelps, Master Gardener

    Nov 4 – Program Topic TBA!

Contact

Otsego County
Master Gardener Volunteer
mastergardener-otsego@cornell.edu
607-547-2536 x 228

Last updated April 23, 2020