Herb & Flower Festival

Annual Herb and Flower Festival June 18,2022



  • Saturday, June 18, 2022, 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

 Herb and Flower Festival Coming June 18th, 2022!

This year's Keynote speaker is Natalie Carmolli, Media & P.R. Specialist from Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc., located in New Haven, MI. This nursery grows the Proven Winners you see sold each season. Natalie will present at 1pm

ALL classes are in rooms B & C

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.

Garden Related Vendors featuring:

  • Annuals, perennials, herbs, and more
  • succulents and cactus
  • mushroom growing
  • garden decor
  • gardening supplies
  • homemade fudge
  • great food
  • tours of the gardens
  • free garden sessions inside the building
  • much more

     Hosted for the 24th year at our Parker F. Scripture Botanical Gardens in 

       Oriskany, NY, just off Judd Rd, and 5 minutes from Thruway Exit 32 in Westmoreland.

Download our poster with additional information


$4 per person children under 12 NO charge


Holly Wise
Consumer Horticulture Educator, Plant Science Educator
(315) 736-3394 x125


CCE Oneida Farm & Home Center
121 Second Street
Oriskany, New York 13424

Last updated June 2, 2022