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Our Albany County Master Gardener Hotline will not be staffed during the winter months from Friday, November 19, 2021 to March 1, 2022. CCE staff will be monitoring both the calls and emails during this time. Therefore, we ask for your patience in giving us time to respond to your inquiries. Call 518-765-3514 or email albanymg@cornell.edu.

*The Horticulture Lab Drop Box will not be available during the winter months.*
Please call or email to schedule a time to drop off samples.
Intake forms and instructions will be provided for diagnosis and identification purposes. When dropping off, masks are required. Please sign in with the receptionist and she will assist you further.


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Albany 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 and tours all year long, and opportunities to share your love of gardening as a volunteer!

Last updated November 24, 2021