Cornell Cooperative Extension Schoharie and Otsego Counties is your resource for reliable, research-based 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!
What Questions Are Master Gardener Volunteers Answering this Month? Find timely and useful articles on gardening topics relevant to Upstate New York residents.
Come learn how to sort out those seed catalogs, what to order, how much, and where to order from.
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.
Growing your own food can be a very satisfying effort that pays off in a number of ways.
Our Master Gardener Volunteers answer all kinds of gardening questions. Give them a call and see if they can help you, too!
Get a jump on preparing your garden soil for next year. While putting your gardens to bed for the winter take a soil sample.
Find resources on building a new pond, controlling algae, and attracting wildlife to your pond, here on our site.
Last updated January 31, 2017