Have a gardening question?
The Horticulture Program Intake Form is available for printing. The intake form asks a series of questions that will help you provide the information we’ll need. The more thorough you are, the better we’ll be able to help you. The form can be mailed or brought into the office.
Fact Sheets and Growing Guides
This page of growing guides is an excellent resource for gardeners. The guides are concise and broken down by plant.
Bugs and Beetles
- Boxelder Bug
- Colorado Potato Beetle
- Grub Control (more comprehensive information is available on the New York State Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program site)
- Japanese Beetles
- Leek Moth 2010 Update (handout) and Leek Moth Information Center for the United States
- Lily Leaf Beetle
- Rose Chafers
- Tomatoes and Potatoes – Understanding Late Blight
- Vegetable Growing Guide – Beginner’s Edition for Northern New York
Native Plant Brochures
- Ornamental Grasses
- Perennials (Fall Blooming)
- Perennials (Spring Blooming)
- Perennials (Summer Blooming)
Amy’s Gardening Tips
- Gardening Tips for December, 2012
- Gardening Tips for November, 2012
- Gardening Tips for October, 2012
- Gardening Tips for September, 2012
- Gardening Tips for August, 2012
- Gardening Tips for July, 2012
- Gardening Tips for June, 2012
Documents, Papers, and Handouts
Several documents, papers, and handouts are available for download here.
There is no training available at this time.
Cornell Gardening Resources
- Soils and Composting
- Trees and Shrubs
- USA Blight - A National Project on Late Blight of Tomato and Potato in the United State
- Cornell University’s Vegetable MD Online
- Photo gallery: Vegetable diseases observed on Long Island
- UConn: Plant Database
Master Gardener Volunteers
Cornell Cooperative Extension’s mission is to enable people to improve their lives and communities through partnerships that put experience and research knowledge to work. Master Gardener volunteers are a key link in helping CCE accomplish that mission in counties throughout the state. We invite residents of Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties, New York to e-mail your gardening questions to our Ask A Master Gardener program
2011 Class of Master Gardener Volunteers from Clinton, Essex, and Franklin Counties
Information available to current Master Gardeners is available here.