Date(s) - Wednesday, Aug 16, 2023
Jamestown Community College
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Master Gardener Volunteer Program will hold “Evening in the Garden” educational programming at 6 p.m. on the third Wednesday of June, July and August at the Master Gardener demonstration garden, on the campus of Jamestown Community College, 525 Falconer St., Jamestown. The garden is located by the Physical Education Building on Curtis Street, right behind the tennis courts. Parking is located off Curtis Street.
The garden is where gardening techniques are tested. This hands-on experience provides opportunities for questions and learning.
Dates and topics are:
- June 21 “Let’s talk tomatoes.” You will learn about choosing the right variety for your family and your garden site. Other discussions will include new varieties of tomatoes – shapes, sizes, and color. You will learn tomato growing tips to have a bountiful harvest this year and subsequent years. Master Gardener chairperson for Evening in the Garden, Wickie Stapleton, will discuss techniques that are research based on Cornell University.
- July 19: “Biodiversity in the Garden.” Learn sustainable garden practices to support pollinators and wildlife.
- August 16 : “In the Fall, Think Spring.” Learn how to prepare your garden bed for winter and over-winter hearty annuals.