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

Gathering of Gardeners

CCE-Monroe County ​Master Gardener Volunteers welcome you to attend our 22nd Annual “Gathering of Gardeners” symposium. We are gathering on April 28th at our NEW location: DoubleTree (by Hilton) Rochester, 1111 Jefferson Rd., Rochester 14623.

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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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Spring into gardening

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 January 17, 2018