Garden & Yard

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins 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!

  • COMPOSTING


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  • OH, DEER!

    daffodils

    Are deer eating your favorite flowers and shrubs?  Although no plant is truly "deer proof", this list compiled by our Master Gardener volunteers has some suggestions for plants local deer don't seem to like!

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  • PLAN AHEAD!


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  • EARLY FLOWERS


    If you are looking for the early bloomers, Winter aconites and Snowdrops are the first to peek their heads up. Enjoy some early bloomers while waiting for the daffodils to arrive!

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  • TREE PESTS

    Hemlock woody adelgid damage, photo by Robert L. Anderson, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org

    Having insect problems with your trees?  Our Horticulture Educator suggests being on the lookout for these insects!

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  • C'MON DOWN!


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Last updated: December 15th 2014 - 9:37am