Mas­ter Gar­dener Hot­line chang­ing hours

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - COMMUNITY -

KINGSTON >> Cor­nell Co­op­er­a­tive Ex­ten­sion of Ul­ster County’s Mas­ter Gar­dener Hor­ti­cul­ture Hot­line will change its hours of ser­vice to 9 a.m. to noon on Fri­days only from Oct. 31 through March 1.

The hot­line num­ber is (845) 340-3478. Mes­sages can be left at any time, but are only re­turned on Fri­days from 9 a.m. to noon. The Hor­ti­cul­ture Hot­line of­fers free, un­bi­ased, re­search-based in­for­ma­tion and ad­vice to the pub­lic, help­ing more than 1,000 home gar­den­ers an­nu­ally.

Other ser­vices of­fered in­clude pH soil test­ing, and iden­ti­fi­ca­tion of in­sects and plants/plant dis­ease. The cost is $5 for plant and in­sect iden­ti­fi­ca­tion and $3 for soil test­ing. There is a $1 charge for each ad­di­tional soil sam­ple.

For in­for­ma­tion on all the ser­vices of­fered by the Mas­ter Gar­dener Pro­gram, visit http://ul­ster.cce.cor nell.edu/gar­den­ing. Or, to learn about the pro­gram, call Dona Craw­ford at (845) 340-3990 ext. 335 or email dm282@cor­nell.edu.

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