Build Your Own Rain Barrel - A Hands-On Workshop! In this one-hour workshop, particiants will build their own 55-gallon Rain Barrel complete with spigot, mosquito screen and overflow. Sat, June 15, New Location: Tilly Foster Farm Museum, 100 Rt 312, Brewster or Sat, June 22 at Desmond Fish Library, Garrison. $45 materials fee; class size limited, pre-registration required.
Check out the Families Growing Together garden class on April 13, plus lots of other United Way projects in Westchester and Putnam. Thanks, United Way, for funding the Families Growing Together program!
Putnam County Fair July 26, 27 & 28, 2013
Country Living Auction - at the Putnam County Fair July 27, 2013
Exhibit Your Science & Technology Project - at the Putnam County Fair July 26-28, 2013
Selected List of Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners in NYS 2013
Special Resources related to recent storms and tragedies:
Helping Children Cope with Tragedies
Storm Recovery & Info Page
Master Gardeners participate in statewide ecological vegetable gardening trials: http://blogs.cornell.edu/garden/2012-vegetable-variety-trial/
2010 NYS Law Restricts Use of Phosphorus-Containing Lawn Fertilizers
Information on the Phospherous Law from Department of Environmental Conservation
Refund policy for programs.
Cornell University Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities. Please contact our office if you have any special needs.
Updated: June 17, 2013