Ask a Master Gardener

Ask a Master Gardener

Commercial Horticulture Education

Commercial Horticulture Education

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Cornell Cooperative Extension is your local connection to the research, information and expertise of your land-grant university. The Horticulture Program provides research-based ornamental horticulture information for home gardeners and commercial horticulture businesses.

Home Garden:

  • Home landscape lawns
  • Flower and vegetable gardens
  • Trees & shrubs
  • Plant diseases
  • Insect pests in and outside the home

Commercial Horticulture:

  • Lawn care landscape
  • Sports turf
  • Garden retail
  • Ornamental Horticulture Greenhouses
  • School and municipal ornamental horticulture
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Master Gardener Plant Sale at the Lilac Festival

Master Gardener Volunteers of CCE-Monroe County will be featuring a variety of lilacs, trees, shrubs, veggie and herbs starts, and other common and unusual annuals and perennials at the Plant Sale at the Lilac Festival May 12th-21st

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Spring Gardening Series

Spring Gardening Series in partnership with the City of Rochester Flower City Feeling Good

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Master Gardeners Garage and Plant Sale

Come check out our sale on June 4th from 9am until 2pm! Click photo for more information!

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2017 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 2017!

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Gardens in the Face of a Changing Climate

This detailed guide will teach you how to have a "climate-friendly" garden. It provides ways to reduce chemical inputs, improve compost, and how to use cover crops to increase soil health.

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Diagnostic Lab

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County provides a range of diagnostic services to identify plant diseases/insects, weeds, other insects and soil pH.

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Walter Nelson
Horticulture Program Leader

Last updated May 18, 2018