Master Gardeners Announce the Topic & Speaker for the Next Evening in the Garden

(Jamestown, NY, July 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.

This month’s Evening in the Garden presents Master Gardener, Dianne Hovey. The title of her talk will be Vegetable Garden Favorites: Tried, True and Easy Too. The talk will start at 6PM on July 20th. Please join us for this free family event! Dianne will cover some of her favorite varieties and offer tips on growing vegetables in an ecological and sus-tainable way. Please come with questions and ready to learn! Dianne comes from a gardening family and has been growing vegetables for many years.

The Evening in the Garden events occur once a month and cover a variety of gardening topics and often involves hands-on demonstrations in the community garden, located at JCC. The demonstration gardens co-chair, Wickie Sta-pleton hosts the sessions occurring on the third Wednesday of each month at 6PM every month until September.

The demonstration garden is now located at the JCC-Community Gardens located by the JCC-Physical Education Com-plex right behind the tennis courts. Parking is located nearby right off Curtis St. The Chautauqua County Master Gar-dener Volunteers are part of the Cornell Cooperative Extension providing instruction, assistance to community gar-deners 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 Cornell Uni-versity Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.


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

Last updated July 11, 2022