Long Islanders are fortunate to have a relatively mild climate that affords many options in planning a home garden. We are very proud of our green lawns, perennial gardens, ornamental trees, pond and container gardens, not to mention our vegetable gardens.
Cornell Cooperative Extension offers research-based support to gardeners with online horticulture leaflets, gardening schools and master gardener classes. Homeowners can bring soil and plant samples to our diagnostic labs for help determining treatment or amendments. And our youngest residents can learn to plant their own gardens at the Children’s Garden at the Suffolk County Farm in Yaphank.
Learn how to install a drip system to stop wasting water and start delivering it to plants where they need it.
We can't wait for the next exciting season at the Children's Garden held at the Suffolk County Farm & Education Center in Yaphank. Every year brings more and more fun!
Two locations to serve the industry and gardeners throughout Suffolk County.
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Step by step, construct an entire 4- x 8-foot raised bed box with a removable plastic hoop house to extend the growing season from early spring into early winter.
Recycle your garden and food wastes into compost, and transform your soil into garden gold!
Last updated June 12, 2015