“Art in the Garden”
Mohonk Garden Tour and Breakfast at Mountain House in August
New Paltz, NY– Take in the sights and essence of the beautiful award winning gardens at Mohonk Mountain House while gaining insight into how they are created and maintained. Join Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s Master Gardener Program as they host “Art in the Garden” on Thursday, August 14 at the Mohonk Mountain House located at 1000 Mountain Rest Road in New Paltz, NY.
“Art in the Garden” is a two-hour guided walking tour of Mohonk’s formal flower gardens, annual and perennial beds, and magnificent greenhouse. This year will feature Tillson artist and poet, Robert Reidy. Reidy will be painting the surrounding landscapes “plein air” on location as well as reciting his poetry during the tour. Reidy is an accomplished watercolorist whose paintings are part of private collections worldwide. He has painted on location in Hawaii, France, Switzerland, Bermuda, Florida as well as his Hudson Valley home.
$55 per person, includes breakfast and garden tour. Pre-registration is required no later than Tuesday, August 5. Click here for a registration form or visit www.cceulster.org and click on Registration Forms.
Check in is at 8:00am for breakfast in the Main Dining Room which will be served between 8:00am and 9:30am. Tours begin between 10:00am and 10:30am. No refunds. If you cannot make it please send someone in your place. Participants should plan on arriving early as traffic can back up at the gate. Valet parking is available at the Mountain House.
IT'S NEVER TOO SOON TO START PLANNING YOUR PLANTING
Exhibit the pride of your garden at the UlsterCountyFair!
New Paltz, NY – Calling all home gardeners! Exhibit your homegrown veggies, fruits, herbs and flowers and compete for a ribbon at this summer’s Ulster County Fair!
Each year Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) Master Gardener Program encourages county residents to participate in this exciting contest for the opportunity to showcase their horticultural activities!
All entries will be on exhibit in the Horticulture Building during the fair from Tuesday, July 29 through Sunday August 3. All exhibits must remain on display through Sunday.
Early entries are encouraged and will be accepted until Tuesday, July 15 by mail. Click here to print out entry forms. All exhibits including walk-ins must be delivered to the fairgrounds at Libertyville Road in New Paltz between 9:00am and 12:00pm on Tuesday, July 29. Judging conducted by the Ulster County Master Gardeners will commence at 2:00pm. Click here for entry rules.Limit one entry per class.
All who participate will receive a free one day pass to the Fair! Come on... It's a FREE Pass. There aren't too many of those anymore.
Mail entry form, class and payment to:
Ulster County Fair, P.O. Box 71, New Paltz, NY 12561