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Schoharie Master Gardeners 2020 Program Schedule

(*NOTE: The Extension Center is located at 173 South Grand Street in Cobleskill, directly across from the Fairgrounds. Programs may be subject to change.)

Jan 25 – Sixth Annual Seed Swap

  • 10-11 a.m.
  • Middleburgh Library

Feb 29 – Tree & Small Fruit Workshop for Homeowners

  • 10 a.m. to noon
  • Extension Center*
    • Laura McDermott, Fruit Specialist, Eastern NY Commercial Horticulture Program

Mar 18 – Invasives – They’re All Around Us!

  • 1:00 p.m.
  • Extension Center*
    • Scott Mills, Schoharie Master Gardener

Mar 28,29 – Cobleskill Home & Garden Show

  • Cobleskill-Richmondville High School
    • Visit the Master Gardener exhibit

Apr 18 – Assessing Vegetation for Impacts from Deer (AVID)

  • 9:00 a.m. to Noon
  • Extension Center*
    • Tracey Testo, Natural Resource Educator, CCE Agroforestry Center. AVID is a method for volunteers, foresters, woodland and landowners, and others to recognize and monitor evidence of deer impacts in their woods. Workshop begins with an introduction indoors, followed by a field- / woods-walk nearby.

Apr/May – Master Forester Owner Program

  • (Date/Time/Place TBA)
    • Peter Smallidge, Cornell Natural Resources
    • Ron Frisbee, CCE Agroforestry Center

May 13 – Elements of Garden Design

  • 1:00 p.m.
  • Extension Center*
    • Don Smyers, Horticulturalist; Executive Director, CCE Schoharie and Otsego Counties.

May 16 – Schoharie MG Plant Sale

  • 9 a.m. to noon
  • Extension Center*

May 23 – Healthy Bees and You!

  • 10 a.m. to noon
  • Extension Center
    • Christine O’Dell, Apiary Specialist and Lecturer, Dept. of Plant Science, SUNY Cobleskill

Aug 11-16 – Schoharie Sunshine Fair

  • Visit the Master Gardener exhibit

Sept 21 – Master Gardener Volunteer Training

  • Nine consecutive Mondays from September 21 – November 16. (See brochure for more information.)

Oct 21 – Raise Your Gardening Ambitions and Save Your Back (w/Raised Beds)

  • 1:00 p.m.
  • Extension Center
    • Schoharie Master Gardeners

Contact

Schoharie County
Master Gardener Volunteer
schohariemastergardeners@cornell.edu
518.234-4303 x 124

Last updated March 4, 2020