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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.

Fall Wrap-Up

Trees in the landscape Join our UMass Extension Specialists for a look at the challenges and problems of the 2019 season. 

Topics on woody ornamentals will be covered in the morning session; turf topics will be covered in the afternoon session. Attendees can choose to attend either the morning or afternoon sessions, or the entire day. Pesticide contact hours available for Applicators License and MA categories 29, 36, and 37 (contact hours apply to all New England states). For more details, go to

UMass Garden Calendar for 2020 Now Available!

Cover image of 2020 UMass Extension Garden Calendar For many years, UMass Extension has worked with the citizens of Massachusetts to help them make sound choices about growing and maintaining plants in their landscapes, including ornamental plants, backyard fruits and vegetables. Our 2020 calendar continues UMass Extension's tradition of providing gardeners with practical information. Featured this year is info on the care and cultural needs of rhododendrons and azaleas, some of the most popular choices for landscape plantings. For more images from the 2020 calendar as well as ording info, go to