Cornell University

LIHREC Open House

Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 10:00am to 3:00pm

Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center 3059 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901

The display gardens will be open all day and there will be guided garden tours on the hour. Special seminars on Ticks in the Garden (11 a.m.), Flower Arranging (noon), Growing Asian Vegetables (1 p.m.), and a workshop making concrete leaf molds (2 p.m.) will be held. Throughout the day a children’s activity will be available free of charge. A plant sale focusing on herbs, unusual perennial plants, and hanging baskets will also be held for those who are interested in finding something new for their home. Special presentations during the Open House include Victory Garden demonstrations where guests can learn about growing vegetables, tours of over 200 potted flowering trial annuals, and wagon ride tours of the 68 acre research farm (11 a.m. and 1 p.m.)

Everyone is welcome and admission is free. Rain or shine. 

Event Type

Field Day




horticulture, cuaes, lihrec, sips



Free and open to the public

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Mark Bridgen

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