Flowers in Minns Garden, Cornell Campus.  Echinacea.  Cornell University Photography.

Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

seedlings in a flat
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Let us help you get started with vegetable gardening!

Master Gardener volunteer conducts a pH soil test on a soil sample
Image by Sandy Repp

A soil pH test is a great first step to successful gardening.

What's eating your plants? We can help you find out, and suggest ways to control it!

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Learn skills and share what you know, as a volunteer in the CCE Master Gardener program.

Gardening & Nature

CCE-Livingston 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!

Visit the Cornell Ag & Life Sciences website for more information on the latest research, Extension efforts, and more.

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Houseplants

Growing plants indoors can be difficult, but here are some links that may be helpful in making you successful at growing plants indoors.

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cat tails in farm pond

Ponds

Find resources on building a new pond, controlling algae, and attracting wildlife to your pond, here on our site.

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flats of sprouting seeds

First Planting Dates

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.

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coneflowers and black eyed susans (echinacea & rudbeckia)

Easy Care Perennials

Perennials offer year after year of blooms for your garden, and are a smart investment in your garden. Visit our resources to learn more.

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Japanese maple, Acer palmatum Thunb.

Trees & Shrubs

Ornamental trees and shrubs can enhance the beauty of your home landscaping. Find some suggested varieties here! If you're having trouble with your trees and shrubs (or need additional guidance), don't hesitate to call our office!

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Leaf lesions on tomato due to late blight

Late Blight Alert!

Late blight mainly attacks potatoes and tomatoes. We can help you determine if it is indeed late blight and how to dispose of diseased plants properly. Call us!

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Last updated March 4, 2016