FREE Invasive Weed Walk; part of the Invasive Species Awareness Week
Stone Ridge, NY– Invasive species affect all New Yorkers - from hikers to highway personnel, from birders to boaters and from farmers to foresters. Learn how to identify them and how to properly dispose of them at a FREE “Invasive Weed Walk” on Saturday, July 19 on the SUNY Ulster Campus located at 491 Cottekill Road in Stone Ridge at 10:00am, rain or shine. To learn more about Invasive Species Awareness Week in New York State click here.
This event is part of the “Learning in the Garden” series hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) Master Gardener Program. Each month through October, a free workshop in the Master Gardener’s award winning Xeriscape takes place. These workshops are a fun, hands-on approach to demonstrate the principles of gardening. Each month a specific topic will be discussed and demonstrated by Master Gardener volunteers as the garden progresses through the seasons.
Learning in the Garden FREE Workshop Series Schedule
- Saturday, July 19 - Invasive Weed Walk
- Saturday, August 16 - Pollinators and Plants
- Saturday, September 20 - Picture This- Photographing Your Garden
- Saturday, October 18 - End the Season Right- Gardening and Tools
Pre-registration is suggested but not required. Sign up here.
A Xeriscape Gardenis an interactive teaching tool in the selection of heat tolerant, water-wise plants, integrated pest management and alternative landscaping techniques.
For more information about Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s community programs and events visit our online calendar at www.cceulster.org. Follow CCEUC on Facebook and Twitter. CCEUC provides equal program and employment opportunities. Please contact the CCEUC office at 845-340-3990 if you have any special needs.
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