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[Updated!] Fun with Public Speaking!

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

This program will now be 4 sessions, start on January 29th, and have a reduced fee of $50!Showcase your Skills, Share your Interests, and Receive Invaluable Feedback!Does speaking in front of others make you nervous?Turn your fear into fun!Join the Fun with Public Speaking! series, offered by the...

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Caring for Winter Holiday Plants

Caring for the Amaryllis, Poinsettia, and Winter Cactus

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

This program will demonstrate how, with proper care, the poinsettia, amaryllis, and winter cactus can survive beyond the holidays. By carefully placing these plants in the proper indoor environment, they can bloom winter after winter.Presented by Master Gardener Vivienne in collaboration with...

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Fertilizer Law Certificate Program 2020

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

The Fertilizer Certificate Program is a required course to obtain the Home Improvement Contractors Certificate; which is required to conduct business in Rockland County. The course is also referred to as The Turf Management Course. This class has a direct connection to the Clean Water Act of ...

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fun with public speaking

[Updated!] Fun with Public Speaking!

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

This program will now be 4 sessions, start on January 29th, and have a reduced fee of $50!Showcase your Skills, Share your Interests, and Receive Invaluable Feedback!Does speaking in front of others make you nervous?Turn your fear into fun!Join the Fun with Public Speaking! series, offered by the...

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Flowering Bulbs from Spring to Fall

Flowering Bulbs from Spring to Fall

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Program DescriptionFlowering bulbs in your garden does not just mean daffodils in the spring. Learn how to grow a wide variety of annual and perennial bulbs that bring a succession of bloom from early spring through the fall. Also covered are strategies to keep your bulbs from becoming a furr...

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fun with public speaking

[Updated!] Fun with Public Speaking!

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

This program will now be 4 sessions, start on January 29th, and have a reduced fee of $50!Showcase your Skills, Share your Interests, and Receive Invaluable Feedback!Does speaking in front of others make you nervous?Turn your fear into fun!Join the Fun with Public Speaking! series, offered by the...

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Deer Tick on leaf

Ticks: What Everyone Needs to Know to Combat Them

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Program DescriptionWhether it’s Spring, Summer, Fall, or Winter, ticks are a threat for everyone venturing outdoors. In this presentation, we will discuss the life cycles of ticks, the way ticks transmit diseases, and the methods to use to prevent becoming ill.Presented by Master Gardener Intern ...

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watercolor art

4-H Project Sampler Day

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Develop new skills and express your creativity in Rockland County's first 4-H Project Sampler Day!In this full-day program, participants will be able to:Create four unique projectsLearn from experienced professionalsExplore 4-H opportunitiesMeet new peopleTentative Schedule9:00am – 10:00am: Welc...

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Trash to Garden Treasure presented by the Master Gardener Volunteers of CCE Rockland

Trash to Garden Treasure

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Program Description This presentation will emphasize using recyclable materials in the garden. Rather than sending plastic water bottles, metal cans, empty wine bottles, tires, and even construction items such as gutters and step ladders to the landfill, these discards can become creative an...

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wildlife

Dealing with Wildlife in the Backyard

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Program DescriptionDeer and other wildlife are a constant threat to plantings and home gardens. This discussion will address the primary wildlife challenges in our area. It will explain the behaviors and habits of the local invaders such as deer, rabbits, groundhogs, and chipmunks as well as opti...

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succulents

Cacti and Succulents

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

This program is designed to introduce growing cacti and succulents to gardeners in Rockland County. The presentation will include the proper techniques of watering and fertilizing, the soil requirements needed for indoor and outdoor plants, and the propagation methods to produce different varieti...

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fun with public speaking

[Updated!] Fun with Public Speaking!

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

This program will now be 4 sessions, start on January 29th, and have a reduced fee of $50!Showcase your Skills, Share your Interests, and Receive Invaluable Feedback!Does speaking in front of others make you nervous?Turn your fear into fun!Join the Fun with Public Speaking! series, offered by the...

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Fertilizer Law Certificate Program 2020

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

The Fertilizer Certificate Program is a required course to obtain the Home Improvement Contractors Certificate; which is required to conduct business in Rockland County. The course is also referred to as The Turf Management Course. This class has a direct connection to the Clean Water Act of ...

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Lavender: an Ancient Herb that Belongs in Your Garden

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Program DescriptionLavender 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 preferre...

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Starting Seeds

Starting Seeds Indoors and Outdoors

Monday, March 16, 2020

Seeds are marvelous little packages of plants just waiting to grow up in your garden. This presentation will discuss how and when to start seeds indoors and how to nurture the seedlings until they are ready to plant outdoors. It will also cover how and when to sow seeds directly into your garden....

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garden

Garden Design for Beginners

Monday, March 16, 2020

Program DescriptionIn this class you will learn how to use the principles of design to plan a garden or to rejuvenate an existing property. The topics will include site evaluation and components of the design process such as the use of color, the role of structure, and characteristics of plan...

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Deer Tick on leaf

Ticks: What Everyone Needs to Know to Combat Them

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Program DescriptionWhether it’s Spring, Summer, Fall, or Winter, ticks are a threat for everyone venturing outdoors. In this presentation, we will discuss the life cycles of ticks, the way ticks transmit diseases, and the methods to use to prevent becoming ill.Presented by Master Gardener Intern ...

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native plants

Native Plants for Your Garden

Monday, March 23, 2020

Program DescriptionDiscover a selection of native flowers, shrubs, and trees that will add beauty to your landscape, will be easy to grow, and readily will be found in garden centers. Learn how native plants are defined and how they will enhance the health of the local ecosystem.Presented by Mast...

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Fertilizer Law Certificate Program 2020

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The Fertilizer Certificate Program is a required course to obtain the Home Improvement Contractors Certificate; which is required to conduct business in Rockland County. The course is also referred to as The Turf Management Course. This class has a direct connection to the Clean Water Act of ...

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Gardener's Day 2020

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The Master Gardener Volunteers of Rockland County present:Gardener's Day 2020Wednesday, April 1, 2020Keynote Presentation byMargaret Roach, Author of A Way to Garden"Nonstop Plants: A Garden for 365 Days"Margaret RoachExpressions commonly heard each September like “the season’s almost over” don’t...

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Fertilizer Law Certificate Program 2020

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

The Fertilizer Certificate Program is a required course to obtain the Home Improvement Contractors Certificate; which is required to conduct business in Rockland County. The course is also referred to as The Turf Management Course. This class has a direct connection to the Clean Water Act of ...

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Fertilizer Law Certificate Program 2020

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

The Fertilizer Certificate Program is a required course to obtain the Home Improvement Contractors Certificate; which is required to conduct business in Rockland County. The course is also referred to as The Turf Management Course. This class has a direct connection to the Clean Water Act of ...

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Fertilizer Law Certificate Program 2020

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The Fertilizer Certificate Program is a required course to obtain the Home Improvement Contractors Certificate; which is required to conduct business in Rockland County. The course is also referred to as The Turf Management Course. This class has a direct connection to the Clean Water Act of ...

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Fertilizer Law Certificate Program 2020

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

The Fertilizer Certificate Program is a required course to obtain the Home Improvement Contractors Certificate; which is required to conduct business in Rockland County. The course is also referred to as The Turf Management Course. This class has a direct connection to the Clean Water Act of ...

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Fertilizer Law Certificate Program 2020

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

The Fertilizer Certificate Program is a required course to obtain the Home Improvement Contractors Certificate; which is required to conduct business in Rockland County. The course is also referred to as The Turf Management Course. This class has a direct connection to the Clean Water Act of ...

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Fertilizer Law Certificate Program 2020

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

The Fertilizer Certificate Program is a required course to obtain the Home Improvement Contractors Certificate; which is required to conduct business in Rockland County. The course is also referred to as The Turf Management Course. This class has a direct connection to the Clean Water Act of ...

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Fertilizer Law Certificate Program 2020

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

The Fertilizer Certificate Program is a required course to obtain the Home Improvement Contractors Certificate; which is required to conduct business in Rockland County. The course is also referred to as The Turf Management Course. This class has a direct connection to the Clean Water Act of ...

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fertilizer; lawn

Fertilizer Law Certificate Program 2020

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

The Fertilizer Certificate Program is a required course to obtain the Home Improvement Contractors Certificate; which is required to conduct business in Rockland County. The course is also referred to as The Turf Management Course. This class has a direct connection to the Clean Water Act of ...

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