Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer 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!
The Demonstration Garden, located at the Robert C. Parker School in North Greenbush, is one of Rensselaer County’s very few public gardens.
The CCE-Rensselaer Horitculture program provides support and services that can help home gardeners with a variety of gardening challenges.
Root Concerns is our gardening newsletter, written by Cornell Cooperative Extension staff from Rensselaer, Albany, and Schenectady counties.
Your garden soil and our local climate have a big impact on every aspect of growing plants. Find resources here on soil texture, organic matter, soil testing and more.
We maintain a collection of over 500 fact sheets dealing with a wide variety of horticultural and gardening topics.
Master Gardeners belong to a national corps of trained volunteers who share gardening information in their communities through the local Cooperative Extension office.
Last updated July 17, 2018