Ithaca Events

updated on 3/10/2023


Adirondack Chapter, North American Rock Garden Society (ACNARGS) plans to meet in person in the fall of 2022 on the third Saturday of September and October, and the second Saturday of November at 1pm. Meetings are open to all. Check the current newsletter on the website for meeting location: or

Auraca Herbarists, an herb study group, usually meets the second Tuesday of the month at noon, Cornell Botanic Gardens, Ithaca. Brownbag lunch at noon followed by the program and herb of the month. Field trips during the growing season. All are welcome. Contact: Pat Curran, 

Elmira Garden Club meets the first Thursday of the month, April–December, at 6pm, 426 Fulton Street, Elmira. Annual plant sale, workshops, monthly meetings, local garden tours and community gardening services. Karen Coletta, 607-731-8320, Facebook.

Finger Lakes Native Plant Society meetings are usually on the 3rd Tuesday of the month Sept-May.,

Windsor NY Garden Group meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 10am, members’ homes or Windsor Community House, 107 Main Street, Windsor.

FLLT: Finger Lakes Land Trust, 202 East Court St. Ithaca, NY 14850. 607-275-9487,


F  Indicates activities especially appropriate for children and families.
S Indicates plant sales/swaps.
T Indicates garden tours.
O Indicates online event.

O March 16: Current and Emerging Threats to Our Forests by Invasive Insects and Diseases, 7:30–8:30pm. Non-native, invasive forest pests have emerged as the most important economic and ecological threat to our eastern forests. FLLT

March 22, 29: Beautification Brigade Orientation, 7–8:30pm. The Beautification Brigade takes care of public flower plantings in Ithaca. Have fun, learn gardening techniques, and help keep Ithaca gorgeous. No experience required. Free. CCE Tompkins County, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14850. 607-272-2292,

O April 4: Harmful Algal Blooms in the Finger Lakes. FLLT

April 30: Opening Day Party, 12–5pm. Refreshments, live music, and many goodies for the garden. Rain, snow, or shine! The Magic Garden, 9494 Burdick Rd, Interlaken, NY 14847.

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