invasive honeysuckle photographed by a homeowner in Tompkins County, NY.
Image by Meghan Beeby

Find information on invasive plants in our "Environment" section


Deer love tulips! Once in a while they miss a few . . .

Plants in Cornell Plantations (PLTNS) greenhouses (Cornell University Photography)

Call our hotline for gardening advice!

Make Your Yard Beautiful class on Oct 25th @ Hudson Highlands Land Trust
Image by Jen Stengle

Carolyn Summers @ Make Your Yard Beautiful class


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam 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 all year long, and opportunities to share your love of gardening as a volunteer! Call us or come by today!

Sue, MG vol

Call the Garden Hotline!

Have a gardening question? Insect question? Call the Garden Hotline from 9 am to 12 noon, Monday to Friday

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crowdipper, weed

Glyphosate Alternatives

This fact sheet offers professionals and homeowners a range of alternatives to glyphosate use in landscapes.

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Perennials and lotus flowers

Dividing Perennials

on March 30, 2019 from 10 - 11:30 am at the CCE PC office

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Seedling Sale

2019 Tree & Shrub Seedling Sale

Spring will be here sooner than you think. Spruce up the yard with trees & plants from the PC Soil & Water Tree & Seedling Sale. Orders accepted now until March 27th.

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Rebecca Ligrani
Environmental Horticulture and Natural Resources Community Educator

Last updated March 4, 2019