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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Growing Trends

Growing Trends is an email newsletter for commercial horticulturists, such as turfgrass managers, landscapers, greenhouse and garden center operators, and arborists. It emphasizes current topics, such as pest outbreaks, the effect of weather on our horticultural endeavors, and market trends. To subscribe, please email Marcie Vohnoutka at

Green Thoughts

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
Agriculture/Horticulture Sr.Administrative Assistant
(518) 272-4210 ext 111

Last updated January 19, 2018