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Featured sustainable landscape resources

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Developing superior plants and innovative planting and management practices to reap more ecosystem benefits from woody plants in urban landscapes. Includes woody plant database, information on CU-Structural Soilâ„¢, community forestry and more.

Plant breeder and willow expert Larry Smart inspecting willow seedlings in greenhouse.

Willowpedia provides information on growing shrub willows for sustainable feedstock crop for bioenergy, biofuels, and bioproducts, as well as for environmental engineering and horticultural applications.

Summer intern Alexander Schaef '20 works in the Cornell Botanic Gardens.

Tips for a healthy and more ecological landscape including lawns, trees and shrubs, and annual and perennial flowers.

Turf specialist Frank Rossi inspects putting green with graduate student.

Managed right, grass can be an environmental asset. Learn more about ecologically sound practices for sports turf, golf courses and residential lawns, including lawn care without pesticides.

Bill Miller teaches undergraduates about flower bulbs forced in greenhouse

Growing practices for potted and cut bulb growers as well as landscape growing, Flower Bulb Research Program newsletter, and annual flower trials at Cornell Botanic Gardens.

Drone flying in vineyard.

Integrating environmental data and information using resource inventory, remote sensing, geographic information systems, and related spatial information technologies.

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Get timely, reliable field reports and up-to date management recommendations to help you improve your woody ornamentals pest management program through the growing season.