Cornell Cooperative Extension of Essex 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! Call us or come by today!
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!
Consult our charts of popular vegetables and the earliest and latest dates they safely can be planted (as seeds, transplants, or sets) in our region.
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.
Our resources on annuals, perennials, lawns, trees and shrubs can help you have a more beautiful home landscape.
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!
IPM is a system for managing pest problems using a range of safe, least-toxic methods. Find IPM resources here!
Last updated December 9, 2016