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Growing Roses in Rockland County
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Growing Roses in Rockland County

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

During this presentation we will share the basics on rose care from choosing the right cultivars and varieties for the site and conditions. We will explain planting, pruning, and controlling pests to maintain healthy roses. Finally, we will discuss preparing the rose beds for spring. This work...

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Spring Wildflowers of  the Northeast
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Spring Wildflowers of the Northeast

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Session I of the 2017 Gardening Lecture Series Arranged by the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cornell Cooperative Extension Rockland County Speaker: Carol Gracie Lecture Description: Wildflower expert, engaging speaker, photographer and author Carol Gracie will reveal fascinating life histor...

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Hudson River on the Rise: Waterfront Planning for Communities and Nature

Thursday, April 27, 2017

WHERE: Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home in Hyde Park WHO: Riverfront stakeholders including municipal officials, community leaders, landowners, planners, resource managers, regulators, developers, private sector professionals WHY:The Hudson River is expected...

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Seed Starting and Propagation
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Seed Starting and Propagation

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

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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 Fertilizer Law Certificate Program
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Fertilizer Law Certificate Program

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

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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Ornamental Grasses
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Ornamental Grasses

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

This program will introduce the characteristics and landscape uses of various genera of ornamental grasses grown in Rockland. Specific facts on purchasing, planting, and maintaining these grasses will help homeowners decide which grasses are best for their yards. Also included in this program ...

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Growing Roses In Rockland
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Growing Roses In Rockland

Saturday, May 6, 2017

During this presentation we will share the basics on rose care from choosing the right cultivars and varieties for the site and conditions. We will explain planting, pruning, and controlling pests to maintain healthy roses. Finally, we will discuss preparing the rose beds for spring. Master ...

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Creating Great Landscapes
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Creating Great Landscapes

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Session II of the 2017 Gardening Lecture Series Arranged by the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cornell Cooperative Extension Rockland County Creating Great Landscapes: Getting It Right from the StartSpeaker: Dr. Nina Bassuk Lecture Description: Cornell Professor Nina Bassuk will offer...

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Managing Weeds and Invasive Plants in the Garden
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Managing Weeds and Invasive Plants in the Garden

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Armed with a little knowledge, there are ways to prevent invasive species from taking over a home garden or yard. This presentation will focus on mechanical ways and least toxic methods of managing and possibly eradicating a list of 12 common yet pesky invasive terrestrial plants. This p...

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The Herb Garden
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The Herb Garden

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Herbs have enhanced our senses and have made our food more palatable since before history was recorded. Learn some of the fun facts as well as the practical aspects of having an herb garden of your own. This course will also instruct participants on how to preserve herbs.These programs are being ...

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Container Gardens for Spring & Summer
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Container Gardens for Spring & Summer

Thursday, May 18, 2017

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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Crops in Pots: Growing Vegetables in Containers for Seniors
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Crops in Pots: Growing Vegetables in Containers for Seniors

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Even without a large garden, organically grown vegetables are possible on patios, balconies and decks. By using large containers, rich soil, and proper watering techniques, lettuce, tomatoes, carrots, and other vegetables can be grown steps away from the kitchen. This program not only will ...

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 Fertilizer Law Certificate Program
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Fertilizer Law Certificate Program

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

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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Herbs
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Herbs

Friday, June 9, 2017

Herbs have enhanced our senses and have made our food more palatable since before history was recorded. Learn some of the fun facts as well as the practical aspects of having an herb garden of your own. This course will also instruct participants on how to preserve herbs.The Garden Club of Nyack ...

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Spectacular Garden Visit
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Spectacular Garden Visit

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Session III of the 2017 Gardening Lecture Series Arranged by the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cornell Cooperative Extension Rockland County Visit a spectacular garden in Upper Grandview, NY, including designs by Matt Horn. As this is a private residence, there will be no walk-ins for this ev...

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The Herb Garden
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The Herb Garden

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Herbs have enhanced our senses and have made our food more palatable since before history was recorded. Learn some of the fun facts as well as the practical aspects of having an herb garden of your own. This course will also instruct participants on how to preserve herbs. Master Gardener Voluntee...

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Summer Children's Library Reading Program
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Summer Children's Library Reading Program

Monday, June 26, 2017

Builder Bees & FriendsAn interactive and fun S.T.E.A.M.-oriented investigation of the interdependence of our local pollinators and the plants/bushes they seasonally visitChildren will be introduced to indigenous pollinators and their favorite sweet treat haunts to understand how both benefit our ...

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 Fertilizer Law Certificate Program
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Fertilizer Law Certificate Program

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

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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Summer Children's Library Reading Program
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Summer Children's Library Reading Program

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Builder Bees & FriendsAn interactive and fun S.T.E.A.M.-oriented investigation of the interdependence of our local pollinators and the plants/bushes they seasonally visitChildren will be introduced to indigenous pollinators and their favorite sweet treat haunts to understand how both benefit ...

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Summer Children's Library Reading Program
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Summer Children's Library Reading Program

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Builder Bees & FriendsAn interactive and fun S.T.E.A.M.-oriented investigation of the interdependence of our local pollinators and the plants/bushes they seasonally visitChildren will be introduced to indigenous pollinators and their favorite sweet treat haunts to understand how both benefit our ...

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Pruning
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Pruning

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Pruning is essential to maintaining healthy and attractive trees and shrubs, yet many fear this simple and often pleasant task. This presentation will cover the proper use and selection of tools, common landscape trees and shrubs that need pruning, times of year to prune and the basics on how it ...

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Trash to Garden Treasure
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Trash to Garden Treasure

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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 and playful containers for ...

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 Fertilizer Law Certificate Program
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Fertilizer Law Certificate Program

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

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
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Fertilizer Law Certificate Program

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

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
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Fertilizer Law Certificate Program

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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
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Fertilizer Law Certificate Program

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

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
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Fertilizer Law Certificate Program

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

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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