A landscape made up simply of mowed lawn and a couple of trees won't provide the food and shelter that native bees and butterflies need to thrive and reproduce.

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CCEPC is your resource for information on soils, site improvement, plant selection, proper plant care, eco-friendly practices, integrated pest management, composting and so much more!

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CCE-Schuyler Teaching Garden 2012, fresh picked vegetables

2019 Annual Tree & Shrub Seedling Sale

Spring will be here sooner than you think. Spruce up the yard with trees & plants from the PC Soil & Water Tree & Seedling Sale. Orders accepted now until March 27th, pick up on April 26 & 27 at Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park.

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Seedling Sale

Cooperative Extension puts a wealth of useful, research-based information at your finger tips! 

In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on topics that range from how to start an organic garden to nonprofit management skills. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit our offices to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!

auction items

Country Living Auction

We are looking for donations of new and nearly-new lawn, garden, patio, outdoor and other items to sell at a live auction being held at the Putnam County 4-H Fair at the Putnam County 4-H Fair, July 27 @ 2pm!

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graduation scholarship

$500 Scholarship

Putnam County graduating high school seniors who are attending college to study Horticulture or an Environmentally related program are eligible to apply for these scholarships. Deadline April 30, 2019

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MG Plant Sale

Master Gardener Plant Sale

Rain or Shine! Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 8:30 to 12:30pm @ CCE Putnam.

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A rooftop view of central campus in the fall (Cornell University Photography)

4-H Career Explorations

4-H Career Explorations allow youth to have fun while learning about science, engineering, technology, humanities and themselves.

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Deer Tick on leaf

Avoid Lyme Disease

Find resources on how to identify deer ticks, how to remove an attached tick, effective insect repellants, and more, here on our website.

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Ed MG Hike

Guided Hikes

Enjoy Putnam’s natural beauty on these free guided hikes with CCE PC Master Gardener Volunteers!

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Last updated April 8, 2019