Minns Garden on the Cornell University campus (Cornell University Photography).  garden bench, container garden

Our speakers can tell you how to make a striking container garden...

seedlings in a flat
Image by Sandy Repp

how and when to start seeds...

coneflowers and black eyed susans (echinacea & rudbeckia)
Image by Sandy Repp

teach you perennial basics...

and so much more! Call today to schedule a presentation!

Gardening Speakers


Gardening Presentations for Community Education

Let experienced Cornell Extension Staff and Master Gardeners provide 45-60 minute at your organization’s event.We offer a variety of research based programs to Capital area civic and community associations, libraries, adult educational programs, garden clubs and societies for a nominal donation.


General Gardening

  • Awakening the Garden in Spring
  • Container Gardening Tips & Techniques for Success
  • Designing Your Garden: Tips and Tools
  • Evolution of a Garden: Keeping a Garden Journal
  • Gardening Basics 101
  • Gardening in a Changing Climate
  • Gardening in Containers
  • Gardening with Native Plants
  • Healthy Habits for Gardening
  • Interesting and Underused Trees
  • Plant Propagation
  • Putting the Garden to Bed
  • Raised Bed Gardening
  • The Nitty Gritty of Soil
  • Work Less, Enjoy More (Gardening with Less Effort)

Flower Gardening

  • Butterfly Garden Basics
  • Care of Holiday Plants
  • Clematis Queen of the Flowering Vines
  • Creating a Night Garden
  • Dahlias
  • Low Maintenance Perennial Gardening
  • Perennial Garden Basics
  • Perennial Gardening in the New Normal
  • Starting Annuals from Seed

Vegetable Gardening

  • Shaker Gardening/Herbs
  • Totally Tomatoes
  • Vegetable Gardening

Other Topics

  • Creating a Miniature Garden
  • Monet – The Gardener
  • Shakespeare in the Garden
  • Wildflowers: Faces, Facts and Folklore

Last updated January 14, 2019