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100th Anniversary Annual Meeting
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100th Anniversary Annual Meeting

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

It's CCE's 100th Anniversary Annual Meeting & You're Invited!Join us on December 13th for an evening celebrating the work we've done this year. Our own Horticulture Educator Emeritus Donna Cooke will be giving a special presentation on the future of urban horticulture education.Please RSVP to Jen...

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Lavender: An ancient herb that belongs in your garden
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Lavender: An ancient herb that belongs in your garden

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Lavender has been cultivated for thousands of years; it brings with it a rich and curious tale of medicinal, cosmetic, and horticultural usages. This presentation will delve into its history, its uses, and its properties. It will also provide information on the plant’s preferred growing condition...

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Caring for Winter Holiday Plants: Amaryllis, Poinsettia, and Winter Cactus
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Caring for Winter Holiday Plants: Amaryllis, Poinsettia, and Winter Cactus

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

This program will begin with a general discussion on selecting and caring for indoor plants. Then, it will demonstrate how poinsettias, amaryllis, and winter cactus can survive beyond the holidays. By carefully placing these plants in the proper indoor environment, they can bloom holiday after...

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Bee Friendly Backyards
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Bee Friendly Backyards

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Promoting Landscape Practices that Support Pollinators and Other Beneficial Insects Pollinators are facing numerous challenges these days, ranging from habitat reduction to mysterious illnesses such as colony collapse disorder. Come learn about common pollinators (not just bees!) and four, easy...

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Dealing with Wildlife in Your Backyard
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Dealing with Wildlife in Your Backyard

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Deer and other wildlife are a constant threat to your plantings and home gardens. This talk will address the primary wildlife challenges in our area. It will discuss the behaviors and habits of the primary invaders such as deer, rabbits, groundhogs and chipmunks and suggest viable options for l...

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Container Gardening for Spring and Summer
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Container Gardening for Spring and Summer

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Decorate your patio, deck, and/or a hard-to-grow area of the garden with annuals, perennials, and bulbs in containers. This discussion explains the difference among the many materials used in planting containers; it also recommends the type of soil best used as well as techniques for watering and...

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Gardener's Day
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Gardener's Day

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The Master Gardener Volunteers of Rockland County invite you to Gardener's Day 2018.Gardener's Day 2018Wednesday, March 21st, 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM 10 Patriot Hills LaneStony Point, NY 10980Keynote Presentation byNew York Times Bestseller &American Horticultural Society Book Award-winnerMarta McDowel...

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