10 am The Herbal Chef (Linda Sturtevant and Pat Miller; Master Gardener Volunteers)
Just what are the best herbs to use in your favorite dishes?What part of the herb should I use; leaves, flowers, or stems?Are wild herbs OK?Answer all these questions with “The Herbal Chef.”
11 am Houseplants Are Trendy (Lisa Ballantyne; owner of Ballantyne Gardens and MGV)
Learn how to care for them and how to transition your plants from outside back inside this fall. You can keep your houseplants healthy and thriving as the seasons change
12 pm The Buzz About Native Plants (Bruce Mero; Master Gardener Volunteer)
Learn about our native plants with a discussion
of the many attributes of the plants that have evolved in this region over the millennia and the interdependent relationships these native plants have with the insects, birds and other critters
that have co-evolved alongside.
1pm A Great Escape in Your Own Backyard
(Natalie Carmolli; keynote speaker, proven winners rep.)
Creating a private escape in your own backyard has become a sought-after remedy to the chaos of the outside world. The key is designing a garden that works for you, instead of the other way around!
In this fun and informative program, you’ll learn just how easy it is to create a relaxing garden spot using low-maintenance shrubs and companion plants.
The program incorporates small, garden-friendly cultivars, including a sneak peek of some new Proven Winners® ColorChoice® hydrangeas and roses.
You’ll leave with ideas and inspiration to help you build your own backyard oasis or create peaceful pockets in your already established garden spaces.
$4 per person children under 12 NO charge
CCE Oneida Farm & Home Center
121 Second Street
Oriskany, New York 13424
Last updated June 2, 2022