The CCE Chautauqua Master Gardener "Evening in the Garden" Series for 2023 begins June 21st.

The 2023 Evening in the Garden Series begins on Wednesday, June 21st at 6:00 pm

2023 Evening in the Garden Series Dates Announced

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK (May 1, 2023) – Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Master Gardener Volunteer Program is excited to announce the 2023 “Evening in the Garden” educational programming. Evening In the Garden takes place on the third Wednesday of the month at the Master Gardener demonstration garden. This is where gardening techniques are tested. This hands-on experience provides opportunities for questions and learning.

Our first Evening in the Garden will be held on Wednesday, June 21, 2023, at 6:00 pm. The topic for the evening will be “Let’s talk tomatoes.” You will learn about choosing the right variety for your family and your garden site. Other discussions will include new varieties of tomatoes – shapes, sizes, and color. You will learn tomato growing tips to have a bountiful harvest this year and subsequent years! Master Gardener chairperson for Evening in the Garden, Wickie Stapleton, will discuss techniques that are research based on Cornell University.

The demonstration garden is located on the campus of Jamestown Community College 525 Falconer Street Jamestown, NY It is located by the Physical Education Building on Curtis Street, right behind the tennis courts. Parking is located off Curtis Street.

Future dates and topics for Evening in the Garden include:

  • Wednesday, July 19th 6:00pm: “Biodiversity in the Garden”. Learn sustainable garden practices to support pollinators and wildlife.
  • Wednesday, August 16, 2023: “In the Fall Think Spring”. Learn how to prepare your garden bed for winter and over-winter hearty annuals!

The Master Gardener 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 Cor nell 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 Cornell University Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.


Shannon Rinow
Master Gardener Coordinator
716-664-9502 ext 224

Last updated April 28, 2023