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LIHREC Open House

Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 10:00am to 3:00pm

Long Island Horticulture Research & Extension Center - LIHREC (Cornell AES)
3059 Sound Ave. Riverhead, NY

You are invited to an Open House at Cornell's Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center

The gorgeous display gardens will be in full bloom, and we will offer guided garden tours throughout the day. We will also have special classes and demonstrations, and activities for children. This year's plant sale will focus on herbs, unusual perennial plants, and hanging baskets. Learn about Victory Gardens and gardening with herbs. 

If you would like to know what else is happening at our 68 acre research farm, hop on the wagon and check it out. 

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

Schedule for special classes and demonstrations:

10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.  -  Wagon tours of farm  - Dr. Mark Bridgen

11:00 a.m.  -  Tick Borne Diseases: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments
Dr. Anna-Marie Wellins and Nurse Rebecca Young, Regional Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center, Stony Brook Southampton Hospital
Chances are that you, or someone you know, has been diagnosed with Lyme or another tick-borne disease. Dr. Anna-Marie Wellins, a member of the Medical Advisory Panel of Stony Brook Southampton Hospital's Regional Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center, will speak about the types of diseases that are carried by the different species of ticks found on Eastern Long Island, and the symptoms, diagnostic tests, and treatment options that are available. Tips on preventing tick bites will also be shared. Nurse Rebecca Young, RN, BSN, who handles our tick "Help Line" will also be in attendance. Everyone will receive a free tick removal kit. There will be ample time for questions.

12 Noon  -  Flower Arrangements  - Diane Henry-Vanisko

2:00 p.m.  -  Repurposed Glass Art for the Garden – Barbara Goldstein,

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