The mission of the Horticulture Program is:

  • To provide quality programs for members of the commercial horticulture community, with an emphasis on integrated pest management (IPM), pesticide training, and innovative, localized research.
  • To help Rensselaer County consumers maintain and improve their homes and grounds using environmentally-sound horticultural practices.
  • To create a dynamic Master Gardener program, which fosters leaders and teachers willing to share their knowledge with the community
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September 9, 2014 from 7:00pm -8:00pm at the Demonstration Garden at the Robert C Parker School, 4254 Route 43, Wynantskill, NY 12198. A discussion of the magnificent ornamental grasses found in the garden, as well as good grasses for lawns and the weedy grasses found in gardens and along roadsides. Admission is FREE.
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