The following people at Cornell University, listed alphabetically, provided content and assistance for Home Gardening. Please note that information about individuals may have changed since the publication of this Explore Cornell feature.

Craig Cramer
Communications Support Specialist
Department of Horticulture

Craig Cramer coordinates web-based educational efforts in the Department of Horticulture. Before coming to Cornell, he was an award-winning agricultural journalist and freelance Web site developer. He also serves on the steering committee for the communications arm of the USDA's Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program. In his spare time, he enjoys flower and vegetable gardening, landscaping, and plant propagation.

Marcia Eames-Sheavly
Senior Extension Associate
Department of Horticulture

Marcia Eames-Sheavly coordinates youth gardening programs throughout New York State. She is the author of award-winning publications to help youth leaders and teachers start garden programs and integrate horticulture into their curriculums.

Charles Mazza
Senior Extension Associate
Department of Horticulture

Charles Mazza is Leader of the Home-Grounds and Community Horticulture Program. He provides statewide leadership, coordination and training for horticulture Extension Educators and Master Gardeners.

Frank Rossi
Assistant Professor
Department of Horticulture

Frank Rossi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Horticulture, an Extension Turfgrass Specialist, and the Cornell Turfgrass Team Leader. He is responsible for coordinating a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary research program and delivering information to the professional turf industry as well consumers. His recent popular publications include Turfgrass Problems: Picture Clues and Management Options and The Homeowner's Lawn Care and Water Quality Almanac.

Further Acknowledgements
Content Development, Flowers: Sandy Armstrong, Marian Boutet, Sydney Eddison, John Fitzpatrick, Joann Gruttadario, Carolyn Klass, Jack Lambert, Rebecca Leitten, William Miller, Lee Nelson, and Karen Snover.

Content Development, Vegetables: Leroy Ellerbrock, Joann Gruttadario, Donald Halseth, Carolyn Klass, Anu Rangarajan, Steve Reiners, Karen Snover, and Leonard Topoleski.

Visit a Family Garden: Photographed by WPG.

Turf Guy Rules: Video and stills shot and edited by WPG.

Other Photographs: Provided by Cornell Plantations, Craig Cramer, Marcia Eames-Sheavly, Charles Mazza, William Miller, Robert Mower, Anu Rangarajan, and Leonard Topoleski, and Robert Wesley.

Lawn Care Calendar Illustrations: Jim Houghton, The Graphic Touch.

Plant Database: Originally conceived to serve the future Cornell Home Gardening web site, it now includes house and interior plant data and serves Cornell courses as well as this site. Contact WPG to add your specialized data to the collection.

Special Thanks: W. Ronnie Coffman and H. Christian Wien for providing the encouragement and resources needed to make this effort possible, and to George Good and Marcia Eames-Sheavly for their support.

Charlie Mazza inspecting spring growth on trees bordering the Ag Quad. Copyright © C. Cramer.