Horticulture / Gardening

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Commercial Horticulture Program

The Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Program provides educational programs and information to growers and agri-business professionals, arming them with the knowledge to profitably produce and market safe and healthful horticultural crops.

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Gardening & Climate Change

How can changing climate affect your home gardening efforts? Find useful resources here on climate-friendly gardening, landscaping for water quality, and more.

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Compost

Making Compost!

Find resources here on how to start and maintain a home compost bin! Learn how to turn food and yard waste into "black gold" for your garden!

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Native Plants

Native plants deserve a place in your garden, and they offer many advantages over non-native species. Find a list of suggested varieties here.

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2016 Vegetable Varieties

Check out this list from Cornell's Garden Based Learning Program to see what varieties they recommend as being well-suited to NY State gardens for 2016!

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Trees & Shrubs

Ornamental trees and shrubs can enhance the beauty of your home landscaping. Find some suggested varieties here.

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Contact

Brian Gilchrist
Executive Director
btg5@cornell.edu
(518) 746-2560

Last updated September 28, 2016