General Gardening Information

Coldframes and Hotbeds
Liming Acid Soils
Starting Seeds Indoors
The Culture and Use of Ornamental Gourds
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Sustainable Gardening - Compost - Mulch

Creating a Rain Garden
Native Plants for Long Island Rain Gardens
Natural Enemies: Nature's Pest Control
Organic Production Guides (General practices for growing vegetables & fruit using organic IPM techniques)
Choosing a Compost System
A Guide to Nutrient Value of Organic Materials
Insect Traps and Barriers
Companion Planting
Types and Uses of Mulch in the Landscape
New York State Compost Facility Map - A link to finding compost 
Cornell Waste Management Institute
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Vegetable Gardening

The Home Vegetable Garden
Fertilizing Home Flower / Vegetable Gardens
Growing Potatoes in the Home Garden
Growing Tomatoes on Long Island
Growing Vegetables in Containers
How to Save Vegetable Seeds
Oriental Vegetables for Fall Harvest
Selected Vegetable Varieties 2014
Special Salads from Your Garden
The Out-of-the-Ordinary Vegetables: Miniature Vegetables
Three Less Common Vegetables (Rhubarb, Shallots and Horseradish)
Using Average Freeze Dates for Starting Vegetable Seeds
Using Home-Grown Herbs with Your Vegetables
Vegetable Harvest and Storage
Vegetable Planting Times - Guidelines for Long Island
Vegetable Growing Guides - Guides to growing 58 common vegetables in a home garden
Weed Control in the Home Vegetable Garden

Vegetable Diseases

Blossom-end Rot on Tomatoes
Early Blight and Septoria Leaf Spot of Tomatoes
Late Blight: A Serious Disease of Potatoes and Tomatoes
Late Blight Frequently Asked Questions
Late Blight - The latest information for 2011
Minimizing Vegetable Diseases
Fusarium and Verticillium Wilts on Tomatoes
Troubleshooting in the Home Vegetable Garden

Vegetable Insects

Cabbage Maggots
Colorado Potato Beetle
Imported Cabbage Worm
Managing Insect Pests in the Home Vegetable Garden
Mexican Bean Beetle
Onion Maggot
Spinach Leafminer
Squash Vine Borer
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Lawn Care

Healthy Lawns - Clean Water (web site on lawn care)
Healthy Lawns - Clean Water (brochure on lawn care)
Just Mow It: A Guide to Grass Recycling
Lawn Care Without Pesticides
The Homeowner's Lawn Care and Water Quality Almanac
Repetitive Overseeding - Increase Your Lawn Density
No-Mow Fineleaf Fescue (Low maintenance, low input turfgrass)
What to Do Following Salt Water Over Wash

Lawn Pest Control

Brown Patch on Turfgrass
Control of Broadleaf Lawn Weeds
Crabgrass Control
Dollar Spot on Turfgrass
Dreschlera Leafspot
Grubs in your lawn
Lawn Insects
Moss Growth in Lawns
Necrotic Ringspot on Turfgrass
Yellow Nutsedge in Turfgrass
Pythium Blight and Root Rot on Turfgrass
Red Thread on Turfgrass
Rust on Turfgrass
Summer Patch on Turfgrass
Stripe Smut on Turfgrass
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Tree / Shrub / Groundcover / Vine Selection

Crabapples for the Home Landscape 
Flowering Vines for Long Island: Indoors & Outdoors 
Pest Resistant Hedges and Screens for Privacy
Dwarf Conifers for Landscapes 
Rhododendrons for Long Island
Recommended Urban Trees - A guide to tree selection, site assessment and planting
Seashore Plantings
Virginia Urban Street Tree Selector - Allows user to input site factors, tree characteristics, etc.
Trees and Shrubs for Moist to Wet Soils
Woody Plants for Shady Places
Deciduous Woody Groundcovers - Cornell University Urban Horticulture Institute
Weed Suppressive Groundcovers
Know your trees (identification key to NY trees)
Soil Salt Tolerance of Some Common Landscape Plants
Common Woody Ornamentals and their common Insect and Disease Problems

Tree and Shrub Maintenance

Culture of Garden Roses
Homeowners Guide for Beautiful, Safe and Healthy Trees
How to Correctly Prune a Tree
How to Plant Trees and Shrubs
Creating the Urban Forest: The Bare Root Method (Planting trees bare root)
Planting and After-care of Container Grown Plants
Pruning Hydrangea
Cornell Guide to Planting and Maintaining Trees and Shrubs
Illustrated Guide to Pruning Trees and Shrubs
Cultural Tree Problems

Tree and Shrub Insect Pests

The Interactive Plant Manager: Diagnosing Pests of Woody Ornamental Plants
Arborvitae Leafminer
Birch Leafminer
Black Turpentine Beetle & It's Role in Pine Mortality
Black Vine Weevil (Taxus Weevil)
Cankerworms (Inchworms)
Hemlock Wooly Adelgid
Holly Leafminers
Horned Oak Galls
Gypsy Moth
Periodical Cicada Emergence in Suffolk County - 2008
Pine Sawflies
Spruce Gall Adelgid
Spruce Spider Mite
The Japanese Black Pine: What's Happening
White Pine Weevil
White Prunicola Scale

Tree and Shrub Disease

The Interactive Plant Manager: Diagnosing Pests of Woody Ornamental Plants
Anthracnose of Flowering Dogwood
Bark Splitting on Trees
Boxwood Blight
Boxwood Blight Frequently Asked Questions
Cankers on Trees
Cenagium Canker of Pines
Cytospora Cankers
Diagnosing Rhododendron Problems
Diplodia Tip Blight on Pines
Gymnosporangium Rust the Three Common Cedar Rust Diseases
Juniper Tip Blight
Leaf Scorch
Maple Decline
Normal Needle and Foliage Shedding on Evergreens
Oak Leaf Blister
Pachysandra Leaf Blight
Sooty Mold
Verticillium Wilt
Winter Injury
Why Flowering Shrubs Fail to Bloom
How to Recognize Hazardous Defects in Trees
USDA Forest Service Hazard Tree Publications and Leaflets
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Annual and Perennials Flowers, Bulbs and Ornamental Grasses

Cornell Herbaceous Perennials Database
Flower Growing guides
Sequence of Bloom of Perennials, Biennials & Bulbs - Including height & color range
Ornamental Grasses for the Home and Garden
Annual Flowers for New York State (Site requirements, size, etc.)
Annuals for Special Uses
Ferns and Native Plants in the Natural Landscape for Long Island
Meadow Gardening
Perennials for Special Uses
Plant List for Everlastings (Plants for Drying)
Potpourri and Fragrance Gardens
Resistance of Annuals, Biennials, Perennials, Groundcovers and Vines to Deer Damage
Summer Flowering Bulbs
Ten Winsome Wildflowers for Your Garden
The Culture of Garden Chrysanthemums
The Culture of Herbaceous and Tree Peonies
The Culture of Spring Flowering Bulbs
Growing Iris
 Impatiens Downy Mildew
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Small Fruit

Growing Currants and Gooseberries
Growing Blueberries in Home Gardens
Growing Brambles in the Home Garden
Growing Day-Neutral Strawberries in Home Gardens (everbearing types)
Grape Growing in the Home Garden
Growing Strawberries in Home Gardens
The Easiest Berry Crops to Grow Ecologically
2011 Nursery Guide to Berry Crops (Cross references cultivars with nurseries that sell them)
Recommended Fruit Cultivars For Home Orchards

Small Fruit Pests

Black Rot of Grapes
Fungal Disease of Grapevines on Long Island
Insect and Mite Pests on Grapevines on Long Island
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Tree Fruit Growing

Cornell Guide to Growing Fruit at Home
Tree Fruit Pest Management - Cultural Methods
Tree Fruit Pest Management - Guidelines for a limited spray program
Why Fruit Trees Fail to Bear Fruit
Recommended Fruit Cultivars For Home Orchards

Tree Fruit Insect Pests

Apple Maggot
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Peach Tree Borers
Pear Psylla
Plum Curculio
What's Eating My Apples? (and Pears and Peaches and ...)

Tree Fruit Diseases

Apple Scab
Bacterial Spot of Peach
Black Knot
Brown Rot of Stone Fruits (peach, plum, etc.)
Cytospora Canker of Fruits
Peach Leaf Curl
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Indoor / Outdoor Insect Pests

Ants in Houses
Bed Bugs
Beetles Infesting Flour and Meal
Beetles Infesting Woolens
Boxelder Bug
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Carpenter Ants
Carpenter Bees
Cigarette and Drugstore Beetles
Clothes Moths
Controlling Wasps, Yellow-jackets and Hornets
Eastern Subterranean Termites
European Earwig
Indian Meal Moth
Insects and Firewood, Some Facts ...
Larder Beetles
Millipedes, Sowbugs, Pillbugs and Centipedes
Mosquito Biology for the Homeowner
Powder Post Beetles
Selecting a Pest Management Professional
Silverfish and Firebrats
Slugs and Snails
Springtails and Snowfleas
Vinegar Flies, Pomace Flies, or Fruit Flies
Western Conifer Seed Bug: Unwanted House Guest
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Tick Biology and Control

Tick Biology for the Homeowner
Integrated Pest Management for the Deer Tick
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Small Animal Pests, Deer, Wildlife and Birds

Cornell Lab of Ornithology (birds)
Deer Defenses (including deer resistant plant lists)
Evict mice
Wildlife Control Information
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Indoor Plant Care

Forcing Bulbs for Indoor Bloom
Care of Holiday Plants ( Poinsettia, cyclamen, etc.)
Growing Conditions for Indoor Plants
Propagation of House Plants
Springtails and Snowfleas

Christmas Trees

How to Choose and Plant a Live Christmas Tree
Selection and Care of Your Cut Christmas Tree

Integrated Pest Management

New York State IPM Program
Organic Production Guides (General practices for growing vegetables & fruit using organic IPM techniques)
Using Oil Sprays for Insect Pest Management
Pheromone Traps for Insect Pest Management
Plant Health Care: A Basis for IPM
Using Growing Degree Days (GDD) for Insect Pest Management
Current Accumulated GDD, Precipitation and Evapotranspiration Rate for Selected Long Island Locations
Using Insecticidal Soap in Your Home Garden or Landscape
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Poisonous Plants

Poison Ivy
Cornell University Poisonous Plants Informational Database
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