Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County is your resource for information on soils, site improvement, plant selection, proper plant care, eco-friendly practices, integrated pest management, composting and so much more! We offer free or low-cost gardening classes and tours all year long, and opportunities to share your love of gardening as a volunteer! Call us or come by today!
Find Cornell and other resources that will help you to choose annuals for your soil, climate and shade conditions.
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!
Our resources on annuals, perennials, lawns, trees and shrubs can help you have a more beautiful home landscape.
Ornamental trees and shrubs can enhance the beauty of your home landscaping. Find some suggested varieties here.
Is there anything they won't eat? Although no plant is completely "deer proof", we've compiled a chart of deer-resistant varieties that may avoid their browsing.
Growing plants indoors can be difficult, but here are some links that may be helpful in making you successful at growing plants indoors:
Last updated December 12, 2014