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The Wonders of Bulbs

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Bulbs announce the arrival of spring. Yet these need to be planted in the fall to assure their vibrant spring display. Learn how daffodils, snowdrops, tulips, hyacinths, muscari, allium and others bring color and vitality to your garden early in the season.

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Magic of Compost

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Compost is a residential win-win for increasing soil health and for reducing the volume of waste headed to a municipal landfill. Learn 4 different types of composting methods in this workshop, including outside and indoor composting, aerobic and anaerobic techniques, worm and lasagna appr...

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Ornamental Landscape Webinar Series: Soil Management

Thursday, October 14, 2021

There will be two presentations. Each presentation will be 30 minutes followed by 10 minutes to 15 minutes of Q&A. Creating the Earth - FAB Soil (Fabricated Soil) Mark Fitzsimons is a Professor of Environmental Chemistry at the University of Plymouth, UK Description: Soil d...

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Magic of Compost

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Compost is a residential win-win for increasing soil health and for reducing the volume of waste headed to a municipal landfill. Learn 4 different types of composting methods in this workshop, including outside and indoor composting, aerobic and anaerobic techniques, worm and lasagna appr...

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Ornamental Landscape Webinar Series: Pest Alerts, Threats, and Management

Thursday, October 21, 2021

There will be two presentations. Each will be 30 minutes followed by 10 to 15 minutes of Q&A. Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Uninvited Guests That Won’t Leave Dan Gilrein, Extension Entomologist, CCE-Suffolk Some insect (and other) pests are putting landscape managers to ...

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Ornamental Landscape Webinar Series: Disease Updates

Thursday, October 28, 2021

There will be two presentations. Each will be 30 minutes followed by 10 to 15 minutes of Q&A. What Hasn’t Happened in 2021? Margery Daughtrey, Plant Pathologist, Cornell University, LIHREC Fungi, bacteria, phytoplasmas, oomycetes AND nematodes went after ornamentals in nurseri...

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Ornamental Landscape Webinar Series: Urban Tree Soil Health

Thursday, November 4, 2021

There will be one presentation. 1.25 hours for lecture and 15 minutes for Q&A. Tree Soil Below Pavements – Current Research on Different Options James Urban, FASLA Since 1980, planting trees in dense urban areas has gone from putting a tree into a small hole to an understanding that...

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Herb Gardens

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Herb gardens are an attractive collection of plants with a purpose beyond their natural beauty. Some herbs have culinary attributes. Others have medicinal properties.Learn how to select plants and site an herb garden, whether assembled in containers or a planted in a garden bed.

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Cornell Creates Community

Thursday, November 4, 2021

“An Invitation Only” Reception featuring local food and beverage artisans Celebrating the arts and local community through the impact of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County. Art exhibit for the month of November. SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES Underwriter: $2500 4 tickets to rece...

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Backyard Berries

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Love those delicious berries? Learn how to successfully grow and harvest different types of berries in your own backyard, including raspberries, strawberries, blueberries and more. Plan now for these summer treats.

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Ornamental Landscape Webinar Series: Short- and Long-term Effects of Transplanting Practices

Thursday, November 11, 2021

There will be two presentations. The first presentation will consist of 30 minutes of lecture and 10 minutes of Q&A. The second presentation will consist of 15 minutes of lecture followed by a 30-minute panel discussion with Dr. Bayer and Mr. Cahilly. Root Ball Preparation Impact on Lan...

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Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 25, 2021

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension will be closed Thursday and Friday to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Winter Seed Sowing

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Winter is the time to start seeding, but NOT indoors. Learn how to successfully start seeds OUTSIDE in the winter. No greenhouse needed. Winter sowing techniques outside are easier than the windowsill or with light lamps in the basement.

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Winter Seed Sowing

Monday, December 6, 2021

Winter is the time to start seeding, but NOT indoors. Learn how to successfully start seeds OUTSIDE in the winter. No greenhouse needed. Winter sowing techniques outside are easier than the windowsill or with light lamps in the basement.

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Winter Seed Sowing

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Winter is the time to start seeding, but NOT indoors. Learn how to successfully start seeds OUTSIDE in the winter. No greenhouse needed. Winter sowing techniques outside are easier than the windowsill or with light lamps in the basement.

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Magic of Compost

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Compost is a residential win-win for increasing soil health and for reducing the volume of waste headed to a municipal landfill. Learn 4 different types of composting methods in this workshop, including outside and indoor composting, aerobic and anaerobic techniques, worm and lasagna approaches.

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Winter Seed Sowing

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Winter is the time to start seeding, but NOT indoors. Learn how to successfully start seeds OUTSIDE in the winter. No greenhouse needed. Winter sowing techniques outside are easier than the windowsill or with light lamps in the basement.

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CLOSED for the Christmas Holiday

Thursday, December 23, 2021

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County will be closed for the Holidays.But you can still watch some of our fantastic digital content! Click here for our YouTube, including some tasty recipes perfect for the holidays!Click here for our Marine Youth Digital Education series...

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CLOSED for New Year's

Thursday, December 30, 2021

The offices of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County will be closed for New Year's.

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