Horticulture

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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Events

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 from 7:00pm - 8:30pm at the CCE offices, 61 State Street, Troy, NY. Emerald Ash Borer, an insect which has devastated ash trees in several states, has been discovered in Rensselaer County. Learn how to identify the vulnerable ash trees and what can be done in response. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $6.00 per person. Call 272-4210 to register.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from 7:00pm - 8:30pm at the CCE offices, 61 State Street, Troy, NY 12180. Want to improve your lawn, have specific lawn problems you would like to solve, or just bare dirt where a lawn should be? Join us to discuss options and strategies to fix all of the above, including organic ideas. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $6.00 per person. Call 272-4210 to register.
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