Spring 2019 Horticulture Course Brochure Content

2019 Summer/Fall Course and Events Brochure

  • Canning and Freezing Classes with Master Preserver Ann Supa
  • Come and learn proper techniques for both hot water bath canning and freezing fresh produce. See what types of equipment are required and maintenance to keep them working properly. You will get recipes, learn food preparation techniques and bring home a sample of what is made that night. To register, call (607) 584-9966 or visit: ccebrromecounty.com/commercial-kitchen to register and pay online.
  • Canning with Ann – Strawberry Jam Thursday, June 20th 6 to 8pm
  • Cost: $25
  • Canning with Ann Principals of Pickles (Dill/Sweet/Relish) Wednesday, July 17th  6 to 8pm
  • Cost: $25
  • Canning with Ann –Principals of Pickles Parent & Child Sunday, July 21st  3 to 5pm
  • Cost: $25
  • Canning with Ann – Bountiful Blueberries Tuesday, August 6th  6 to 8 pm
  • Cost: $25
  • Canning with Ann – Perfect Peaches Wednesday, August 14th 6 to 8 pm
  • Cost: $25
  • Much Ado in the Garden          Sunday, July 14th          11 am to 3 pm

Cornell Cooperative Extension and Cutler Botanic Garden

Join us for the Broome County Master Gardeners’ celebration of the arts, crafts, herbs and botany of Renaissance England including:

  • The Madrigal Choir of Binghamton
  • Cutler Botanic Garden’s Shakespeare Trail
  • Music from Kiss Me Kate and The Boys from Syracuse
  • Children’s Tent games, crafts, parade, and maypole
  • Southern Tier Lamb to Loom demonstrations
  • Herb workshop
  • Curt Osgood on dulcimer
  • Lauren Floden on Harp
  • English Country and Morris Dancers
  • Raffles, vendors, plant sales

Adults & children of all ages welcome. No pets, please. Costume dress is encouraged! Free entry but a donation of $5 will be welcome support for Cutler Botanic Garden.Schedule and details coming soon at: ccebroomecounty.com/events

  • Herbs and How To Use Them        Thursday, July 25th                    6:30 to 7:30 pm

Cornell Cooperative Extension Auditorium

Cost: $10 per person

Many of us routinely use herbs for cooking, but herbs have

a long history of use that has nothing to do with flavoring food.Master Gardener and herb enthusiast Elaine Gregory will explore the benefits of some common herbs – many that we consider weeds and many that we find close to home. To register call (607) 584-9966 or visit: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/2019summergardening_203to register and pay online.

  • Herbal First Aid Kit Workshop Thursday, August 8th 6:30 to 7:30 pm

Cornell Cooperative Extension Lawrence Conference RoomCost: $5 per person to cover cost of materials

Learn to create your own herbal first aid kit. Master Gardener and herb enthusiast Elaine Gregory will demonstrate how with just three items you will be equipped to handle minor stings, scraps and cuts.Participants will take home an oil for bug bites, an antiseptic spray and an herbal salve. Class size is limited so pre-registration is required.To register, contact at (607) 584-9966 or visit: https://reg.cce. cornell.edu/2019summergardening_203 to register and pay online. *This class is now full.  Another Herbal First Aid Workshop will be given on Wednesday, October 2nd at 6 pm.  Please call Carol at 584-9966 to register.

  • Hypertufa or Leaf Castings Workshop Wednesdays, August 14th and 21st  6:30 pm

Cornell Cooperative Extension Ag. Development Center

Cost: $15 to cover cost of materials

Join Master Gardeners for a two-part workshop to make your own hypertufa planter or leaf casting.Week 1, we will be mixing the hypertufa ingredients and casting the molds.Dry time is needed before casts can be moved.Week 2 will be adding the finishing touches.Attendance to both classes required.Class size is limited so pre-registration is required.To register, contact at (607) 584-9966 or visit: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/2019summergardening_203to register and pay online.

  • 10th Annual Fresh Food Face Off Tuesday, September 24th 5 to 8 pm

Broome County Regional Farmers Market/Cutler Botanic Garden

Come and enjoy the beauty of Cutler Botanic Garden while attending the signature fundraiser of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County. Local chefs are challenged to create the “Best Taste” using local, in-season ingredients while being paired with NYS wines and beers. Local dignitaries award the “Best Taste”; attendees award the “People’s Choice”. Enjoy the premiere local foods scene while supporting programming in our community. Check out our Facebook (Fresh Food Face Off) page for more information and to keep up to date on what restaurants, wineries, breweries are added on a regular basis.Call 772-8953 for ticket information.

  • Perennials Care Workshop  Saturday, September 28th  1 to 2 pm

Cornell Cooperative Extension Ag. Development Center

Cost: $10 to cover materials

Are your perennial beds getting a bit out of control?Come and learn about perennial bed care in the fall.Plant division, bed rejuvenation and problem solving will be demonstrated and discussed.Please bring a pair of garden gloves. Class size is limited so pre-registration is required.To register, contact at (607) 584-9966 or visit: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/2019summergardening_203 to register and pay online.

  • Grapevine Crafts  Saturday, October 26th   1 to 2 pm

Cornell Cooperative Extension Ag. Development Center

Cost: $10 to cover materials

A make and take workshop for grapevine crafts.Learn to make a grapevine wreath, ball or wattle fence.Suitable for ages 10 and up with accompanying adult. Please bring a pair of pruning shears and garden gloves.Class size is limited so pre-registration is required.To register, contact at (607) 584-9966 or visit:https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/2019summergardening_203 to register and pay online.

  • Bus Trip to New York City New York Botanical Gardens or the Bronx Zoo

Friday, August 9th, 2019.

Cost $85 per person

Choose to visit either the New York Botanical Gardens or the Bronx Zoo! Price includes the cost of the bus and the entrance fee to the location of your choice. Deadline to register is Monday, July 22. The buses leave the Cracker Barrel parking lot (Upper Front Street) at 6:30 a.m. There will be an opportunity to shop and dine on the famous Arthur Ave in the Bronx, to pick up cheeses, breads, cookies. You can bring a cooler.

For more information or to reserve your tickets, please register at https://tinyurl.com/y54sg8mm or contact Carol at 607-772-8953.

  • Look for our annual Cutler Botanic Garden wreath sale. Pre-orders of wreaths and swags begins October 28th, 2019. 

    Contact

    Carol Fetterman
    Administrative Assistant - Ag, Hort & Environment
    clf62@cornell.edu
    (607) 584-9966

    Last updated August 2, 2019