Ed Day


Master Gardener Education Day

  • Saturday, March 11, 2023, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

The Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Erie County Master Gardener Program will host its 2023 Education Day on Saturday, March 11, 2023, from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. 

Registration ends March 8, 2023.


Location: Classics V Banquet Center, 2425 Niagara Falls Blvd, Amherst, NY 14228

Invited Speakers and Their Topics:

•Gardening with Flowering Shrubs in the North
Tim Boebel Nursery Manager at Wayside Garden Center. Author of Hydrangeas in the North and Today’s Hydrangeas.

•Container Gardening: Drama for Every Season
Paul Zammit Past director of the Toronto Botanical Gardens, renowned international speaker. Back by popular demand.

•How Climate Change is Affecting Our Gardening
Allison Morrill Chatrchyan, Ph.D College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University.

Cost: Advanced registration is required. Space is limited. General Public: $60; CCE Erie MG Program Volunteers: $45; Out of county MG Volunteers: $50.


For more information, contact Jolie Hibit at (716) 652-5400, x176, or jah663@cornell.edu.

Registration is not complete until payment has been received. The registration fee is non-refundable. Registration includes a hot buffet lunch, beverages, and snacks. The day begins with registration from 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. The first of two-morning sessions start at 9:00 a.m. The full hot buffet lunch will be followed by an afternoon presentation with the day ending at 3:00 p.m. The Master Gardener volunteers will also be holding a basket auction as part of this event to benefit their programs.

For persons needing accommodations, please contact Sharon Bachman at 716-652-5400 x 150 or sin2@cornell.edu five business days prior to the event.



Last updated March 3, 2023