Let us help you get started with vegetable gardening!
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Let us help you get started with vegetable gardening!

A soil pH test is a great first step to successful gardening.
Image by Sandy Repp

A soil pH test is a great first step to successful gardening.

Our resources on lawns and ornamentals can help make your home gardens more beautiful.

Our resources on lawns and ornamentals can help make your home gardens more beautiful.

What's eating your plants? We can help you find out, and suggest ways to control it!

Learn skills and share what you know, as a volunteer in the CCE Master Gardener program.

Learn skills and share what you know, as a volunteer in the CCE Master Gardener program.

Gardening

Fruit tree pruning

Fruit Tree Pruning

Learn proper thinning, bud grafting and top working

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Veggie garden

Planning Your Vegetable Garden

Learn how to start a vegetable garden this spring

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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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Produce

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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Pests & IPM

IPM is a system for managing pest problems using a range of safe, least-toxic methods. Find IPM resources here!

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Soils & Climate

Your garden soil and our local climate have a big impact on every aspect of growing plants. Find resources here on soil texture, organic matter, soil testing and more.

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Contact

Stephanie Mehlenbacher
Horticulture, Home Grounds & Gardens
sms64@cornell.edu
(607) 664-2574

Last updated March 1, 2017