For information about the 2021 Flowering Plant Distribution Program, please click here.

The Master Gardener office has moved to the Sustainable Living Center at the Central Park Greenhouse.  All soil tests and insect/plant identification will be done at the Sustainable Living Center.  Hours for drop-off are Mondays and Thursdays between 10 am-12 pm, by appointment only. 
Visit the gardening page for more information.

Welcome to Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schenectady County!

Since 1918, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schenectady County (CCE,SC) has responded to the needs of local residents with unbiased, research-based information, tools and education that people have come to depend on and trust. Our programs are developed in direct response to community input, and are based on the most current information available from Cornell and other Land Grant universities from across the nation.


CCE Schenectady County offers FREE youth nutrition classes to schools or groups where 50% or more students are eligible for free or reduced lunch. Classes are 30 minutes long where students learn about MyPlate, eating healthy, and physical activity. For questions or more info contact Jill at

Last updated April 8, 2021