Soil Texture. This factsheet discusses:
Soil Organic Matter. This factsheet describes:
Soil Testing. Visit our page on "How to take a soil sample" for testing and see what Soil Testing Services are offered by or through Cooperative Extension.
Growing Degree Days (GDD) are a measure of heat accumulation used by horticulturalists to predict the date that a flower will bloom or a crop reach maturity. Statistics for the Northeast are provided on this Cornell Atmospheric Sciences & Turf Team website.
Cornell Gardening page with information on average dates for last spring frost and first fall frost, US hardiness zone map, and microclimates.
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Last updated July 26, 2019