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In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on topics that range from how to start an organic garden to making a home spending plan. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit our offices to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!


Don’t stop making your spring gardening plans! We are now able to take mail-in soil samples for pH testing from Rensselaer County residents.Soil testing is one of the most important things you can do to help increase the productivity of your land and the health of your plants. It also helps you save money and protect your environment by not over-applying soil amendments around your home. Click here for more information

Last updated February 10, 2021