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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.

  • Cover of the 2023 UMass Garden Calendar

    Our 2023 UMass Garden Calendar is Now Available!

    September 26, 2022

    A long-standing annual tradition from UMass Extension, our knowledgeable Extension specialists have curated the latest collection of uplifting images of garden and landscape plants well-suited for the Northeast in this useful, stimulating, and educational monthly calendar. Each date features a timely, research-based tip such as when to plant peas, how to care for garden tools, or proper watering of houseplants.

  • Spotted lanternfly adult and nymph

    State Agricultural Officials Ask Residents to Report Sightings of the Invasive Spotted Lanternfly

    August 9, 2022

    “With new populations of the spotted lanternfly likely to pop up more and more frequently as the invasive pest becomes established across the northeast, it is critical that we all remain diligent in identifying them early on,” said Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources Commissioner John Lebeaux.