31 07, 2017

Updated Guide to Shrubs for Stormwater Retention

By |2017-07-31T12:21:09-04:00July 31st, 2017|Categories: Stormwater, Urban Horticulture Institute|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Cornell’s Urban Horticulture Institute (UHI) has released the second edition of its Woody Shrubs for Stormwater Retention Practices (Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions). The updated and expanded 57-page guide is an essential resource for choosing plants that can provide low-maintenance, attractive cover for filter strips, swales, rain gardens, and [...]

22 09, 2015

Bare Root & UHI Webinars Update

By |2017-05-17T12:10:07-04:00September 22nd, 2015|Categories: Innovative Projects and Programs, Urban Horticulture Institute|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Thanks to Nina Bassuk’s research and extension efforts in bare root transplanting technology, tens of thousands of trees have been planted in New York and the greater Northeast that would otherwise not have been. In 2014 alone, 8800 bare root trees were purchased by 93 municipalities across [...]

17 06, 2014

Cornell Urban Hort Institute: Interesting Research Continues Apace

By |2014-06-17T09:17:35-04:00June 17th, 2014|Categories: Innovative Projects and Programs|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Council’s longtime Board member and beloved speaker, Nina Bassuk, gives us an update on three areas of research underway at UHI. Dr. Bassuk will be the plenary speaker for the NYSUFC Conference this July. (Register now for best rate!)  UHI researchers are attempting to fast-track [...]

15 04, 2014

New, Free UHI Guide to Woody Shrubs for Stormwater Retention

By |2016-04-27T10:47:01-04:00April 15th, 2014|Categories: Innovative Projects and Programs|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Harrison Street bioswale in Syracuse by Ethan Dropkin New from the Cornell Urban Horticulture Institute (UHI) is Woody Shrubs for Stormwater Retention Practices (Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions), a free 56-page guide by Ethan Dropkin and Nina Bassuk. The Guide includes an extensive suggested plant list with beautiful [...]

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