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UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery & Urban Forestry Program

The UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery and Urban Forestry Program helps to educate landscape, nursery and turf professionals by providing programs and research-based information on the best horticultural practices and technology for environmental stewardship in nursery and landscape management.

Spotted Lanternfly Preparedness Conference
Spotted lanternfly adult

The spotted lanternfly was first detected in the U.S. in Pennsylvania 2014, where this non-native, invasive insect has since had a large impact on agricultural and ornamental crops and the quality of life of many residents. This insect is unfortunately on the move. What can we do in Massachusetts to prepare for this insect? Knowledge is power. 

 

2019 UMass Extension Garden Calendar

2019 UMass Extension Garden Calendar cover Gardening can ease stress, keep you limber, and even improve your mood! To help keep your plants healthy, productive, and beautiful, the 2019 UMass Garden Calendar offers helpful guidelines, daily tips, and an inspiring garden image each month. 

UMass Extension works with the citizens of Massachusetts to help them make sound choices about growing, planting and maintaining plants in their landscapes and gardens. Go to umassgardencalendar.org to see images from this year's calendar and info on how to order yours!