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Gardening: The Basics: Cornell Cooperative Resources

This is a how to guide to help anyone get started in gardening.

Gardening Information

The following is a list of fact sheets off the Nassau County Cornell Cooperative Extension Website on various gardening topics including planting fruit trees, vegetables, garden insect pests, and guides.  For more information on these information fact sheets and other guides go to <>.  Nassau County Cornell Cooperative Extension also offers a number of programs that are free and open to the public at different locations in Nassau County.  For more information on the classes please go to <>.  

Beans: A Garden Favorite

Blueberry Growing in the Home Garden

Dwarf Fruit Trees

Fig Culture in Northern Climates

Grapes: Culture and Pruning

Grapes: Problems

Growing Raspberries in Home Gardens

Growing Tomatoes in the Long Island Garden

Harvesting Suggestions for Vegetable Gardeners

Herbs for the Garden and Their Uses


Minor Fruit Culture

Peach Leaf Curl

Planting Vegetables and Annuals

Plum Curculio

Small Space Gardening

Sowing Seed Indoors

Squash Vine Borer

Strawberry Growing in Home Gardens

Storing Vegetables and Fruit

Trouble Shooting in the Home Garden

Home Garden Vegetable Planting Chart Long Island

Vegetable Varieties for the Home