Hovey Pond Garden
Image by Julie Nathanson

Butterfly at Hovey Pond

Gardening and Landscape

Cornell Cooperative Extension provides Warren County residents with timely information about such topics as growing plants, care and trouble shooting of home lawns, landscape, flower and gardens, household pests and nuisance wildlife to name a few. Call the education center for more information regarding your home horticulture questions at 623-3291 or 668-4881 or warren@cornell.edu.

Apples on the tree at Cornell Orchard (Cornell University Photography)

Commercial Horticulture Program

The Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Program provides educational programs and information to growers and agri-business professionals, arming them with the knowledge to profitably produce and market safe and healthful horticultural crops.

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milkweed blossom

Native Plants

Native plants deserve a place in your garden, and they offer many advantages over non-native species. Find a list of suggested varieties here.

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The clitellum or collar of the jumping worm goes all the way around the body and is smooth. The worms are very active and have a sheen to them.  When disturbed, the jumping worm (amyhthas agretis) will actively trash and flip, slither snake-like, and may shed their tails.

Jumping Worms!

This invasive pest alters the structure and chemistry of the soil, and can damage lawns, landscapes and even the forest understory habitat. Learn to identify them here.

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close-up photo of soil after tilling

Test Your Soil!

Learn the correct way to gather soil for a soil test at Cooperative Extension.

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Last updated January 15, 2019