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

Produce at a farm stand
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Find recommended varieties of vegetables that grow well in our area!

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.

Horticulture

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orleans 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! Call us or come by today!

Black-tailed deer grazing by the roadside in Marymoor Park in Redmond, Washington [public domain].

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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Japanese maple, Acer palmatum Thunb.

Lawns & Ornamentals

Our resources on annuals, perennials, lawns, trees and shrubs can help you have a more beautiful home landscape.

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fresh 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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Exotic Bush Honeysuckles

Invasive Plants

Many plants that are now considered invasive started out as popular garden ornamentals. Learn more about what plants to avoid in your garden.

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Contact

Katie Oakes
Horticulture Educator & Coordinator of Master Gardener & Master Food Preserver Programs
klo54@cornell.edu
585-798-4265 ext. 25

Last updated February 21, 2017