Coop sets date for 22nd annual Herb & Flower Festival

Published Feb 9, 2018 at 4:00pm

WHITESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension will open its Parker F. Scripture Gardens at 121 Second St. and share in the fun for the 22nd annual Herb & Flower Festival on June 16.

The annual event is sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida County’s Master Gardener Volunteers. The gardens are located at the Oneida County Farm and Home Center.

Festival hours are 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and include four classes for gaining new gardening knowledge, and nearly 50 garden merchants selling abundant plants including trees, shrubs, flowers and vegetable plants. The Master Gardener booth offers information on a great variety of topics and the chance to ask very specific gardening questions.

The Botanical Gardens at the Cornell Cooperative Extension are carefully created to showcase plants for enjoyment, learning and use for the community.