Vegetable garden

Food Gardening

Follow these links for more information on:

Cornell Resources

Cornell's home gardening website has links to excellent resources, including Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners, Vegetable MD Online, Vegetable Disease Factsheets, and growing guides for more than 50 different vegetables.

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? Contact the following community gardens in Cortland County to find out about the availability and cost of renting a garden plot.

  • Common Ground Community Garden on Wheeler Avenue in Cortland. To contact, call the City of Cortland Youth Bureau at (607) 753-3021.
  • Lorings Crossing Road, To contact, call (607) 753-7003.
  • McGraw Community Garden. To contact, call Alan Phillips at (607) 836-7523.
  • Methodist Church, Rt. 222, Cortland. To contact, call (607) 756-5426.
  • Village of Homer Garden. Email

Seed Saving

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.


Lisa Woodruff
Horticulture Program
607-391-2660 x409

Last updated August 22, 2019