Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga 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!
For centuries gardeners have been asking their fellow gardeners “What varieties will grow best in my garden?” This web forum provides an avenue for gardeners to share knowledge.
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!
Raised beds have advantages that make them a good choice in many gardening situations. They are often a lower-cost option to provide plants with well-drained soil.
Growing plants indoors can be difficult, but here are some links that may be helpful in making you successful at growing plants indoors:
Interested in having your own vegetable garden, at home or in your neighborhood? Find links and resources here that will help get you started.
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.
Last updated September 1, 2017