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Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County, 18 Seward Avenue, Suite 300 (3rd Floor), Middletown, NY 10940
Thursday at 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Vegatable Gardening: Learn the best, tried and true methods for selecting the best varieties, planting, maintaining, harvesting and sustaining a productive vegetable garden.

Growing Tomatoes Successfully: Learn how to grow the best tomatoes ever. We will explore growing techniques, types of tomatoes and any problems that could arise.

Fee: $10

Contact Jill DeBlock at 845-344-1234 or by email:

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April 2017
Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County, 18 Seward Avenue, Suite 300 (3rd Floor), Middletown, NY
2017-04-03 18:00:00 UTC
2017-04-03 21:00:00 UTC
at 6:00PM - 9:00PM on Mon

Not sure what to do with your kitchen, garden and yard scraps? Would you like to start composting at home? Would you like natural, home-made compost for your lawns and gardens? Then expand your recycling efforts to include kitchen scraps and yard debris by signing up for our Backyard Composting Workshop and turn your yard waste and food scraps into a valuable resource for your garden!

Learn the basics about composting

- What to Compost
- Compost "Recipes"
- Troubleshooting
- Compost Bin Design for Any Size Backyard

Fee: $10 ($8 for Gardening in Orange County subscribers).

Space is limited, so please register early to avoid disappointment. Sorry, no refunds, if you can't attend please send someone in your place.

Contact - Jill DeBlock

SUNY Ulster Community College Campus, 491 Cottekill Rd, Stone Ridge, NY
2017-04-08 08:30:00 UTC
2017-04-08 04:15:00 UTC
at 8:30AM - 4:15AM on Sat

Join in the fun of learning how to grow your best garden ever! “Garden Day”, presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County (CCEUC) Master Gardeners, welcomes all gardeners from beginners to experts to take part in this day-long gardening experience. This year’s theme, “Style and Practical Matters” features 16 classes and a keynote address by Marie Iannotti, author of 4 gardening books including “A Gardener’s Tour of the Hudson Valley” and resident gardening expert at

Full class list available at

Fee: The cost for the day is $40 in advance; $45 at the door. A catered lunch is available and must be purchased upon registering, or you can bring your own.
Pre-registration is highly recommended as classes fill up fast.

For more information, or to have a brochure and registration form sent to you, contact Dona at 845-340-3990 x335 or email

Potting Shed at Stonecrop Gardens, 81 Stonecrop Lane, Cold Spring, NY 10516
2017-04-19 17:30:00 UTC
2017-04-19 19:00:00 UTC
at 5:30PM - 7:00PM on Wed

Take a one-hour guided tour with a staff horticulturist and view Stonecrop’s extensive outdoor spring bulb display and other garden treasures welcoming spring.

Fee: $10/members – no charge

Phone: 845.265.2000

Stonecrop Gardens, 81 Stonecrop Lane, Cold Spring, NY
2017-04-23 10:00:00 UTC
2017-04-23 17:00:00 UTC
at 10:00AM - 5:00PM on Sun

As a part of the Garden Conservancy Open Days Program, Stonecrop is open for visitation from 10am – 5pm.
Join us for Tea in the Garden (noon – 4pm) – tea and cake are available for purchase.

Fee: Admission $5/no charge to Stonecrop members or visitors with a Garden Conservancy Open Days pass.

Phone: 845.265.2000

Stonecrop Gardens, 81 Stonecrop Lane, Cold Spring, NY 10516
2017-04-29 09:00:00 UTC
2017-04-29 15:00:00 UTC
at 9:00AM - 3:00PM on Sat

Stonecrop is delighted to announce the 11th annual North American Rock Garden Society’s plant sale to be held on site here, Saturday, April 29 from 9 am to 3 pm. In addition to Stonecrop’s offerings of alpine plants and troughs,

We hope you can join us for this special event and take advantage of viewing Stonecrop’s spring bulb display.

Fee: Admission $5/members – no charge.

Phone: 845.265.2000

May 2017
SUNY Orange Middletown Campus, 115 South Street, Middletown, NY 10940
2017-05-27 09:00:00 UTC
2017-05-27 11:00:00 UTC
at 9:00AM - 11:00AM on Sat

SUNY Orange Sustainability and Hudson Valley Garden Calendar will partner again to hold our Annual Community Plant Swap.

As usual we'll plan our morning as follows: Plant drop-off and sorting 9am-10am; swapping begins at 10am. Rain or Shine. All are welcome - bring a friend, but not your pet.

This year we're also going to include a table for SEEDS.

As for the plants, please do NOT include any invasive species and make sure everything is labeled properly.

Fee: Free


June 2017
Morrison Mansion/SUNY Orange, 115 South Street, Middletown, NY 10940
2017-06-24 09:00:00 UTC
2017-06-24 16:00:00 UTC
at 9:00AM - 4:00PM on Sat

Annual self-guided tour through some of the finest gardens in Middletown and surrounding areas. They range from city gardens to country gardens with pond, sculptures and plenty of flowers for butterflies, birds and bees. Garden hostesses will be at each home to answer questions. Guests will also have an opportunity to speak with the home owners.

Plant sale on mansion veranda from 9am until sold out.

Refreshments will be available.

There will be a drawing for garden related items and a white elephant table will be available with garden items

Fee: $15.00 adults (children under age of 16- free)
Phone: 845-361-4216