gardening stuff

Getting ready to garden.

cold frame

Learn about using cold frames in your home gardening.


Support your local growers.

little girl with sunflower

Children love being in the garden!


Cornell Cooperative Extension offers gardening support. Homeowners can bring soil and plant samples to our Diagnostic Lab in Riverhead and at Bayard Cutting Arboretum. Questions can be answered on the Horticulture Hotline (631) 727-4126, Mondays-Fridays, 9am-noon.

Check the Gardening Events tab in the right margin for  weekly gardening programs.  Joy of Gardening is a 10 week online course offered September-November. Master Gardener Training is a 16 week hybrid course. Spring Gardening School provides learning opportunities for new and experienced gardeners alike.


Roxanne Zimmer
Community Horticulture Specialist
631-727-7850 x 215

Last updated March 28, 2023