JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK (May 2, 2017) Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Master Gardeners will hold their annual fundraising sale Saturday, May 13 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Frank W. Bratt Agricultural Center, located at 3542 Turner Road, Jamestown, near the airport.
Area residents’ eager to spring into gardening will find inspiration and bargains at the upcoming Master Gardeners’ sale of plants, yard art and gently used gardening tools, clothing and books.
Two special features this year are a free composting demonstration to be presented 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. and free soil pH testing offered all day. Just drop off your soil sample in a small plastic baggie. It will be tested while you wait or shop.
Each year, MG volunteers donate a wide variety of plants for sale. They include perennial flowers, grasses, shrub divisions, annual flowers, vegetables grown from seed and a few young trees. Most plant and garden art items are priced from $1-$5, with payment by cash or personal check only.
The Master Gardeners Program is one of many programs offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County (CCE-Chautauqua). CCE-Chautauqua is a subordinate governmental agency with an educational mission that operates under a form of organization and administration approved by Cornell University as agent for the State of New York. It is tax-exempt under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The association is part of the national cooperative extension system, an educational partnership between County, State, and Federal governments. As New York’s land grant university Cornell administers the system in this state. Each Cornell Cooperative Extension association is an independent employer that is governed by an elected Board of Directors with general oversight from Cornell. All associations work to meet the needs of the counties in which they are located as well as state and national goals. For more information, call 716-664-9502 or visit our website at www.cce.cornell.edu/chautauqua. Cornell University Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.
Last updated May 2, 2017