Cornell Cooperative Extension Offers Free Gardening Class


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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Master Gardener Program is sponsoring a free gardening class. “Seed to Supper” is for beginner gardeners on a budget. Basic gardening techniques will be taught.

Items covered in the class will be preparing and checking garden soil, container gardening, planning for gardening space, planting seeds or plants in the ground, and general care of gardens. The class is open to adult participants, with limited seating still available. A small snack will be provided during class time.

Classes are hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension and will take place at the Jamestown Community College, Carnahan Center; 525 Falconer Street, Jamestown. Participants should plan to attend all five classes beginning on Wednesday, May 12th, and every Wednesday until June 9th, from 5:30 to 7:00pm. Please contact the Cornell Cooperative Extension office at 716-664-9502 or email to register.

The Master Gardener Program is one of many programs offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County (CCE-Chautauqua). CCE-Chautauqua is a subordinate governmental agency with an educational mission that operates under a form of organization and administration approved by Cornell University as agent for the State of New York. It is tax-exempt under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The association is part of the national cooperative extension system, an educational partnership between County, State, and Federal governments. As New York’s land grant university Cornell administers the system in this state. Each Cornell Cooperative Extension association is an independent employer that is governed by an elected Board of Directors with general oversight from Cornell. All associations work to meet the needs of the counties in which they are located as well as state and national goals. For more information, call 716-664-9502 or visit our website at Cornell University Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.