If you are a nursery grower, landscaper, arborist, landscape architect or other professional in the horticulture industry, you can rely on the Nursery & Landscape Program for valuable information and exciting educational events. The Nursery & Landscape Program:
For questions concerning commercial nursery production and landscape horticulture please contact:
Mina Vescera, Nursery and Landscape Specialist
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County
Phone: 631-727-7850 x213
For questions concerning home gardens please contact:
The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County Horticulture Information Line at 631-727-4126, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 12:00 noon.
A new, aggressive, exotic disease called Boxwood Blight is now affecting all species of boxwood on Long Island and other areas of the US. If you see bare twigs on your boxwood this winter, send a sample to the LI Horticultural Research & Extension Center at 3059 Sound Ave. Riverhead / 631-727-3595 to ID the pathogen and slow the spread of this serious disease. Non-commercial samples can be brought to CCE-Suffolk Diagnostic Lab at 423 Griffing Ave. Riverhead / 631-727-7850.
The Nursery & Landscape Program is continually creating outreach publications to effectively help you or your business grow and utilize best management practices. These publications are geared for nursery growers, landscapers, arborists, landscape architects, and other horticulture professionals. You can use these publications to help communicate with your clients, train colleagues or coworkers, or just to increase your own knowledge.