Lawns & Ornamentals
Lawn Fertilizer Phosphorus Restrictions now in effect. The new law will improve water quality in drinking water supplies, as well as improving recreation and tourism in waterbodies negatively affected by excessive amounts of phosphorus.
Cornell's Resources on Lawn Care include tips on keeping a healthy lawn, a "lawn care quiz", a TREE month-by-month almanac for how to maintain your lawn without polluting our watersheds, print publications, and other useful links!
TREES AND SHRUBS
Cornell pages on growing trees and shrubs in upstate New York
Annual trials at Cornell University - images and data for hundreds of annual flower varieties
Trials on Herbaceous Perennials at Cornell University - images and data for hundreds of perennial flower varieties
Information on growing Native Plants from the Finger Lakes Native Plants Society
Invasive Plants and Animals in upstate New York
Giant Hogweed - an invasive plant that can cause skin rash
Hydrilla - an invasive weed of lakes and streams