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Earth Day Event - 4/29/2023 at Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County 

HPVEC will be tabling at the Earth Day event organized by Dutchess County Solid Waste Management of the Dutchess County Department of Planning.

Stop by to see us and learn about what we do. We will be planting White Wood Aster seeds in pots made of toilet paper rolls.

Date of the Event: 


Saturday, April 29, 2023


10:00am to 2:00p.m.


Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess County

2715 US-44

Millbrook, NY 12545

Eurybia Divaricata - White Woodland Aster

Bloom Time: August- September

Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Sand

Soil Moisture: Dry, Medium

Sun Exposure: Partial Shade

Height: 12-18"

Bloom Color: White

Benefits: Birds & Pollinators

They are Native to New York State

These seeds do not need a winter or cold period to germinate. Sow the seeds outdoors from November through April. White Woodland Asters will multiply and look beautiful planted in masses. They require little care. Water regularly until established.

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