Archive | March 2013

Master Gardener & Certificate Programs 2016-2017

Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk County – Riverhead


The next training course for new Suffolk County Master Gardener Volunteers will be held in 2017, beginning February 1 and ending June 28.   See for more info. –


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County Master Gardener program 

A 150 hour volunteer commitment is required over a 2 year period after successful  completion of the formal training.

The goal of the Master Gardener Training Program is:
• To educate home gardeners in practical, environmentally friendly horticulture methods and related topics.
• To train home gardeners to be multipliers of information to the public through our Horticulture Center, Demonstration & Community Gardens, lectures and plant clinics.

Class info for 2017 is not yet posted.  More information to be announced.  See for updates or contact Vincent Drzewucki, Horticulture Resource Educator,,  516-565-5265 ext 10


Classes and Certificate Program in Sustainable Gardening with Native Plants

at Westchester Community College.  See for more details.


Certificate in Native Plant Studies at the New England Wild Flower Society

Framingham, Mass.  See for more info.