Monarch butterfly hatching from chrysalis
Image by Ulster County Master Gardener

Monarch butterfly hatching from chrysalis

Echinachea or purple coneflower

Echinachea or purple coneflower

Master Gardener Volunteer Plant Sale
Image by Jude DeFalco

Master Gardener Volunteer Plant Sale

Image by Richard Brandis
Image by Jude deFalco

Gardening

The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County serves the gardening, invasive species and tree care needs of the community through its Community Horticulture Program.  

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We are currently involved with or coordinating the following programs - click on links for more info.:

  • Master Gardener Volunteer Program:  Trained volunteers who are the backbone of CCE's Community Horticulture Program
  • There are many helpful services offered by the Master Gardener Program including soil testing and soil probe rental, gardening advice, insect and plant identification and more.  
  • Invasive Species Outreach Program, including free invasive species ID
  • Ulster County Emerald Ash Borer Task Force 
  • The Tree Steward Volunteer Program
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11/26: Kissing Ball

Just in time for the holidays, learn the secrets to making an old-fashioned kissing ball! They’re fragrant, beautiful, and not as hard to create as they look.

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Free Invasive Species ID

We offer free invasive species identification in partnership with the Catskill Regional Invasive Species Partnership (CRISP). Bring us your samples or email photos for a positive identification and recommendations.

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Contact

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

Last updated October 25, 2018