With warmer temperatures and a dry weekend, Facebook was filled with gardening and landscaping pictures. Want some tips on getting the most from your efforts? The experts at Cornell Cooperative Extension are here to help with their annual Herb & Flower Festival.

The Master Gardeners host the 23rd anniversary of the festival this Saturday, June 15, from 9:00 a.m - 2:30 p.m. In addition to showcasing the Parker F. Scripture Botanical Garden, you can stroll the nature trail, and visit more than 40 vendors offering garden-related merchandise. The Master Gardeners will also offer classes throughout the day.

  • Dahlias Delight the Eye in the Garden at 10 a.m.
    Hostas Enhance Garden Shade 11 a.m.
    Current Approaches to Container Gardening 12 Noon
    Take the Fear Out of Growing Orchids 1 p.m.

The Master Gardeners will have their own booth where you can specific gardening questions. And don't miss The ‘Famous’ Herbal Ice cream sandwiches. The Herb and Flower Festival is held at the Oneida County Farm and Home Center on 121 Second Street in Oriskany. Admission for the day is just $4.  Get more info at CCE's website or call (315) 736-3394 Ext. 168

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