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Looking for excellent speakers on a variety of gardening topics?

Need LIVE, ONLINE presentations?

Community Horticulture of Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Suffolk County is ready to inspire your group.

We provide timely information on innovative gardening practices. Learn about Organic Vegetable Gardens, Hydrangeas, Gardening with Deer or Pollinator Gardens.

The CCE Community Horticulture SPEAKER SERIES, including about 40 garden related topics, are described on this webpage. Click on the subheadings in the left column for more details.

Presentations are lively PowerPoint talks about 50 minutes to an hour in length followed by questions and answers. Is your group without access to a robust platform? Cornell Zoom provides the platform for your group if needed.

Fees are paid to CCE, Community Horticulture, in support of ongoing community outreach.

Speaker fees are $200. We offer a discount to organizations on a case-by-case basis.

Please submit your request by completing a Speakers Bureau Request Form. UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED, send to Roxanne Zimmer, Community Horticulture Specialist, at


Roxanne Zimmer
Community Horticulture Specialist
631-727-7850 x 225

Last updated October 29, 2020