Image by CCEUC
Master Gardeners test soil samples at Garden Day
Image by CCEUC

Master Gardeners test soil samples at Garden Day

Image by CCEUC


19th Annual Garden Day: "Trowel to Table"

  • Saturday, April 14, 2018, 8:30 AM - 4:15 PM


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Join in the fun of learning how to grow your best garden ever!    Presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County (CCEUC) Master Gardeners, “Garden Day” welcomes all gardeners from beginners to experts to take part in this day-long gardening experience. 

This year’s theme, “Trowel to Table” features 16 classes and a keynote address by Fredda Merzon, Metal Sculptor and Gardener, who creates botanically inspired sculptures from found metal objects.

Whether your interest is in ornamental or edible gardening, design, garden science or problem solving, Garden Day has it all. Dig your hands into topics that will have you looking at your garden with fresh eyes and a “can do” attitude. 

Choose from these classes:

  • Tough Perennials for Challenging Sites
  • Waking Up the Garden
  • Essential Garden Tools the How to Care for Them
  • The Return of the Native Shrub
  • Welcoming Nature Back: Designing Your Garden with the Birds and Bees In Mind
  • Dahlias: Royalty of the Garden
  • Ponds and Water Gardens— A Sensory Oasis for Your Garden
  • Gardening in a Changing Climate
  • Can’t Contain Yourself?
  • Low Maintenance Fruit Trees & Shrubs for the Home Garden
  • The Wiser Gardener
  • Orchid Care the Maintenance
  • Ground Covers—Better Than Mulch
  • Pruning Shrubs & Trees
  • Tips the Tricks from Master Gardeners
  • Alien Invaders


If you have any questions contact Dona at 845-340-3990 x335 or email

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County provides equal program and employment opportunities. Please contact the program office at 845-340-3990 if you have any special needs.


Dona Crawford
Community Horticulture Program Coordinator
845-340-3990 ext. 335


SUNY Ulster
491 Cottekill Road
Stone Ridge, New York 12484