Summer 2020 Horticulture Course Listings

Meet the Beneficial Insects – Wednesday, July 29th, 6:30 pm

Beneficial insects are nature’s pest control.Get an introduction to the beneficial insects you may find in your own backyard and plants they need for survival.We’ll go beyond the pollinators and meet some predatory and parasitic insects and other arthropods and learn ways to attract them and keep them working in your yard. This class will be presented online via Zoom. Pre-registration is required. The cost is $10.00/per email address.To register and pay online please visit: https://cornell-cooperative-extension-of-broome-county.myshopify.com/products/online-gardening-class-meet-the-beneficial-insects

For more information about this class please call 607-772-8953 or email Dan Cargill – dec24@cornell.edu

Planting Fall Vegetables – Wednesday, August 5th, 6:30 pm

August is the time to plan and plant certain cool season crops for a fall harvest. Learn succession cropping and season extension techniques in this online class offered via Zoom. Pre-registration is required. The cost is $10.00/per email address.To register and pay online please visit:https://cornell-cooperative-extension-of-broome-county.myshopify.com/products/online-gardening-class-planting-fall-vegetables

For more information about this class please call 607-772-8953 or email Dan Cargill – dec24@cornell.edu

Growing Great Garlic -Wednesday, August 19, 6:30 pm

Soon we will be seeing “seed garlic” for sale at markets and farm stands.Learn what it takes to grow great heads of garlic in your own garden.Planting, growing, harvesting, curing and preserving techniques will all be discussed in this online course offered via Zoom. Pre-registration is required. The cost is $10.00/per email address.To register and pay online please visit: https://cornell-cooperative-extension-of-broome-county.myshopify.com/products/online-gardening-class-growing-great-garlic

For more information about this class please call 607-772-8953 or email Dan Cargill – dec24@cornell.edu

Healing Gardens – Thursday, August 13th ,6:30pm

Learn first-hand about the many therapeutic aspects of gardens and the development of the Healing Garden at Lourdes Hospital from one of its designers Broome County Master Gardener, Jenna Cook. We’ll review information from the American Horticultural Therapy Association (AHTA) We’ll review how a healing garden works, different types of healing gardens, how you can use a healing garden and how it can benefit you. This online course will be offered via Zoom.Pre-registration is required. The cost is $10.00/per email address.To register and pay online please visit:https://cornell-cooperative-extension-of-broome-county.myshopify.com/products/online-gardening-class-healing-gardens

For more information about this class please call 607-772-8953 or email Dan Cargill – dec24@cornell.edu

Contact

Dan Cargill
Information Center
dec24@cornell.edu
(607) 772-8953

Last updated July 22, 2020