Home Gardening

Cornell Cooperative Extension-Broome County (CCE-BC) provides answers to your gardening and insect questions through the following programs:


Gardening Classes and Hands On Workshops

Gardening IS for the Birds

Wednesday, May 15th

6 to 7 pm

Broome County Public Library

In cooperation with VINES, explore the importance of using native plants and providing the basic needs for birds. This program provides information on how to garden for birds along with examples of specific flowers, shrubs, and trees that work well in our area and are helpful for our indigenous bird species. Cost is free, but donations appreciated.

Presented by Master Gardeners, Sarah Hodder, Karen Anderson. To pre-register please visit: VINES Green Thumb Workshops

"Why I Grow Roses and Why You Might Want to as Well"

Tuesday, May 14th

6 pm

CCE Ag Development Center

Cutler Botanic Garden grounds

Learn how to grow roses sustainably and what growing roses can do for us and our environment.

Presented by Leon Ginenthal, American Rose Society Consulting Rosarian, Owner of Der Rosenmeister Nursery and president of the Finger Lakes/ Southern Tier Regional Rose Society. To pre-register please visit: Why I Grow Roses

Weed Identification and Management

Saturday, June 22nd

Noon to 1pm

Broome County Public Library 

Learn identification strategies and management tactics to help control weeds in your gardens, lawns and

landscapes. To register please visit: https://www.thebcpl.org/event/weed-identification...

Summer Series at Your Home Public Library, JC

Programs presented by CCE Broome County Master Gardener Volunteers

June 8 @ 12 PM - Container Gardening

July 20 @ 12 PM - Intelligent Plants

August 10 @ 12 PM - Useful Herbs

All programs will be held in the upstairs meeting room. Pre-register either by phone (607-797-4816) or at the circulation desk, or by emailing jc.natassia@4cls.org.

Your Home Public Library 

107  Main Street, Johnson City, NY

More information here: CCE Broome County Events

Last updated May 10, 2024