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! *Winter hours vary* Please call ahead at 518-765-3500 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Perennials offer year after year of blooms for your garden, and are a smart investment in your garden. Visit our resources to learn more.
Find resources here on how to start and maintain a home compost bin! Learn how to turn food and yard waste into "black gold" for your garden!
Interested in having your own vegetable garden, at home or in your neighborhood? Find links and resources here that will help get you started.
Ornamental trees and shrubs can enhance the beauty of your home landscaping. Find some suggested varieties here.
Find out about soil texture, organic matter and testing; dates of the average frost dates in your area; what "growing degree days" are and why they're important, and much more!
Last updated February 20, 2020