Some recent items of horticultural interest:
Fall colors above average this year – Karl Niklas, the Liberty Hyde Baily Professor of plant biology, predicts the 2015 fall season will be filled with beautiful, vibrant colors despite the lack of rainfall in this Cornell Media Relations tip sheet.
How to pick the perfect pumpkin – Horticulture chair Steve Reiners, shares some tips on picking the perfect pumpkin for the Halloween season in this Cornell Media Relations tip sheet. New York is one of the country’s top producers of pumpkins. Last year the local crop was valued at more than $20 million.