Learn the first and last dates to plant veggies in our area!
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Learn the first and last dates to plant veggies in our area!

Pansies are an annual that provides early blooms.
Image by Sandy Repp

Pansies are an annual that provides early blooms.

Coleus plants in a greenhouse.

Coleus plants in a greenhouse.

Find links here to resources that can help you have and enjoy a more beautiful lawn.

Find links here to resources that can help you have and enjoy a more beautiful lawn.

Gardening

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland 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!

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Enjoying Wildlife in the Forest

Forests give us a wonderful opportunity to see and enjoy wildlife. Learn how to protect the wildlife as you enjoy it.

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Trees & Shrubs

Ornamental trees and shrubs can enhance the beauty of your home landscaping. Find some suggested varieties here.

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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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Test Your Soil!

Learn the correct way to gather soil for a soil test at Cooperative Extension.

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Deer Resistant Plants

Is there anything they won't eat? Although no plant is completely "deer proof", we've compiled a chart of deer-resistant varieties that may avoid their browsing.

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Compost

Making Compost!

Find resources here on how to start and maintain a home compost bin! Learn how to turn food and yard waste into "black gold" for your garden!

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Contact

Annie Christian-Reuter
Horticulture Community Educator
alc44@cornell.edu
(845) 429-7085 ext. 108

Last updated May 8, 2015