Whether you want to start a home vegetable garden, grow flowers, identify a garden pest, or improve your soil, we'll help you find the information you need for these and more home gardening projects!
Trained Master Gardener volunteers respond to your gardening questions. Call (607) 272-2292 and ask for the GrowLine; visit the GrowLine webpage; or email email@example.com.
You can obtain pH, nutrient profile, and other specialized soil tests through CCE-Tompkins. Read about the soil testing services that we offer, and theinstructions for taking a soil sample before bringing your sample to CCE-Tompkins for testing.
This service is done here at CCE-Tompkins for $5/sample. If necessary, samples can be sent to Cornell University for identification, at a charge of $25/sample. Please read this information about how to submit an insect sample to The Cornell University Insect Diagnostic Laboratory.
Interested in having your own vegetable garden, at home or in your neighborhood? Find links and resources here that will help get you started.
Learn what soil is, how and where to test it, how to understand your test results, and why healthy soil is so important, from Cornell gardening experts, here:
Our resources on annuals, perennials, lawns, trees and shrubs can help you have a more beautiful home landscape.
IPM is a system for managing pest problems using a range of safe, least-toxic methods. Find IPM resources here!
Spring is a great time to get your garden soil tested for this year's garden! pH and full nutrient tests available, get all the details here!
Last updated December 13, 2023