(Jamestown, NY, August 11, 2022)- Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Master Gardeners Program is inviting the public to share some time at their new demonstration gardens for an evening of learning and asking ques-tions on a noteworthy garden topic. Our demonstration gardens are where the master gardeners test garden tech-niques proven by the Cornell Cooperative Extension and Cornell University Life Sciences and Agriculture.
The ‘Evening in the Garden’ presents the final free workshop series of the season. Join us to learn about the topic of planning for the autumn garden activities. Master Gardeners Emilee Gifford, Faith Carlson and host, Wickie Stapleton will talk about the growing and care of garlic, seed saving techniques, making vegetable powder for cooking, and pre-paring to put the garden to bed for the winter. Demonstrations will be performed in our own trial gardens at Jame-stown Community College (JCC). Bring a chair and enjoy the season’s final Evening in the Garden workshop on Wednesday, August 17th at 6PM.
The Evening in the Garden series occurs once a month covers a variety of gardening topics and often involve direct “how-to-do methods in the demonstration garden, located at JCC. The demonstration gardens co-chair, Wickie Staple-ton hosts the sessions occurring on the third Wednesday of each month at 6PM every month throughout the growing season.
Since Covid-19 the demonstration garden has moved to the JCC-Community Gardens located by the JCC-Sports center right behind the tennis courts. Applicable CDC guidelines continue to be followed. Parking is located nearby right off Curtis St. The Chautauqua County Master Gardener Volunteers are part of Cornell Cooperative Extension providing instruction and assistance to community gardeners and the gardening public.
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 na-tional 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 August 11, 2022