Garden Day 2020
Garden Day 2020

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POSTPONED 21st Annual Garden Day: "Garden Vision"

  • Saturday, April 4, 2020, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

 DUE TO CONCERNS REGARDING THE CORONAVIRUS, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. We are working to set a new date.

This one-day gardening extravaganza is a community educational program presented by the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County Master Gardener Program.

Keynote Speaker Dr. Margaret Ronsheim: Edith Roberts’ Ecological Laboratory: The Creation and Restoration of a Native Plant Garden.

THE MARKETPLACE, with many local garden vendors, will be open during the lunch break. Please note, some vendors aren’t able to accept credit cards at Garden Day (cash or checks OK). Master Gardener volunteers will also be on hand to answer gardening questions, perform free soil tests and plant diagnosis. 

RAFFLE. Drawing takes place in the cafeteria at 4:15 pm.

Each participant when registering will select up to four separate classes throughout the day. It’s important to pre-register to insure that all classes listed will be offered. Be sure to indicate on the pre-registration form your first and second choices for each time slot. We will try to place everyone in their first choice, but class size is limited and we may need to place you in another class. Registering early will help you avoid this. Registration at the door will be $55. Due to the nature of Garden Day, NO REFUNDS will be issued. Please find someone to take your place if you cannot attend after registration is submitted. If you have special program access needs, call 340-3990 x335 before or by March 27.

Choose four classes from the list of 16: Classes are filling up!

1. Amazing Annuals

2. Attracting Hummingbirds, Butterflies and Bees to Your Garden.

3. Beware of Garden Thugs

4. Contain Yourself, Thinking Inside of the Pot

5. Coping with Non-native Pests

6. Cracking The Code: Native vs Nativar Plants

7. Enjoying Your Garden and Your Weekend

8. Fungi, Ancestors of the Past, Allies for the Future

9. Hardy Berries from Around the World

10. In the Garden: Winter/Spring

11. In the Garden: Summer/Fall- This workshop is full. Please choose another option in Session 3.

12. Tips, Tricks, and Tools

13. Pollination- Bounty and Beauty

14. Pruning 101

15. Understanding Your Home Lawn

16. What is IPM?

A brochure with full class description is located to the left of this page.

LUNCH. You may bring your own lunch or a box lunch can be pre-purchased for $8. Be sure to indicate your preference on the registration form. This year, we’ll feature box lunches specially prepared by Stone Soup, Kingston. The prepurchased box lunch includes ½ wrap, a side salad and dessert. One-half wrap filling choices are: Avocado, hummus and roasted red pepper, grilled chicken with apples, or turkey, cheddar cheese and cranberry chutney. Choice of side salad: kale salad, Russian beet salad, or potato salad. We cannot accommodate special dietary needs. You must PRE-ORDER AND PREPAY with your registration form.

Fee

$50 or $58 with lunch, registration deadline is March 27th 2020.

Contact

Dona Crawford
Community Horticulture Program Coordinator
dm282@cornell.edu
845-340-3990 ext. 335

Location

SUNY Ulster
491 Cottekill Road
Stone Ridge, New York 12484

Last updated April 3, 2020