Image by Ulster County Master Gardener

Monarch butterfly hatching from chrysalis

Flowers in Minns Garden, Cornell Campus.  Echinacea.  Cornell University Photography.
Image by Lindsay France

Echinachea or purple coneflower

MG's prepare for the swap!
Image by Jude DeFalco

Master Gardener Volunteer Plant Sale

Perennial Division workshop
Image by Richard Brandis
Master Gardeners at the Hotline
Image by Jude deFalco


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


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

Last updated October 25, 2019