Gardening Symposium, Sponsored by Chautauqua County Master Gardeners


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Cornell Cooperative Extension

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Master Gardener Program is excited to announce the upcoming 2023 Gardening Symposium on Saturday, September 23rd 9:00am-3:00pm at Jamestown Community College’s Carnahan Building!

This is a day-long event to inform, excite and inspire both experienced and new gardeners on various horticultural topics! There is a fantastic line-up of speakers, including Ken Parker, passionate indigenous horticulturist, Lori Brockelbank, specializing in traditional and urban forestry as well as presentations and a panel discussion from our Master Gardeners on growing garlic, composting, regulated invasive plants plus more!

General admission is $25.00, Master Gardener (any county) ticket is $15.00 and there is a lunch option for an additional $10.50. You won’t want to miss this day-long symposium event!

Visit to learn more about the event and to register. The deadline for lunch registration is Friday, September 8, 2023. You can register online or stop by the Cornell Cooperative Extension office during business hours Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm. GPS Friendly address is 241 James Street- JCC Carnahan Building Jamestown, NY 14702.

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.