Root Concerns: Notes from the Underground

Root Concerns is our gardening newsletter, written by Cornell Cooperative Extension staff from Rensselaer, Albany, and Schenectady counties. The purpose of Root Concerns is to provide timely information on a wide variety of gardening topics and issues. Individuals can receive this free colorful newsletter via email only. To subscribe, please email Marcie Vohnoutka at

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Green Thoughts is the personal column of Extension educator David Chinery. Appearing weekly in The Express and The Columbia Paper newspapers (which serve Rensselaer and Columbia counties), it covers a wide range of topics within the gardening world, all with a touch of humor. To read Green Thoughts, subscribe to either of these fine newspapers.


Marcie Vohnoutka
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Last updated December 11, 2020