Follow these links for more information on:
Cornell's home gardening website has links to excellent resources, including Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners, Vegetable MD Online, Vegetable Disease Factsheets, and -to growing guides for more than 50 different vegetables. http://www.gardening.cornell.edu/homegardening/index.html
Community garden locations
If you are interested in growing your own food but don't have space for a garden, then how about renting a plot in a community garden near you? Visit the following link for a list of community gardens in Tompkins County and contact information for each:
This Cornell University Library Guide on "Seed Saving" compiled by Jeff Piestrak includes links to relevant Cornell University initiatives, Conservation & Biodiversity Groups, Grower Resources/Directories/Support, Industry/Trade Groups & Resources, Seed Libraries, Seed Sovereignty, Other Seed Saving Organizations/Networks/Events, and General Learning Materials on saving seeds.
This article from the University of Maryland Extension discusses how to build as well as the advantages and disadvantages of creating raised beds.
Last updated June 15, 2023