11/18/2011 - Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County's Master Gardener Horticulture Hotline will be changing their hours of service to 9 a.m. to noon on Fridays only through March 1, 2012. The Hotline number is 845-340-DIRT. Messages can be left at anytime but will only be returned on Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon.
Master Gardeners are volunteers trained by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County experts in the art and science of gardening. They provide the public with gardening programs and activities that draw on the horticulture research and experience of Cornell University.
The Horticulture Hotline offers free, unbiased, research-based information and advice to more than 1,000 home gardeners annually. The Master Gardener hotline provides the public with free gardening advice. Other services offered are pH soil testing and Insect/Disease Identification. The cost is $5 for plant and insect identification and $3 for soil testing.
If interested in learning more about the Master Gardener Program call Dona Crawford at 845-340-3990.
For more information about Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County's community programs and events visit our online calendar at www.cceulster.org . Follow us on www.facebook.com . CCEUC provides equal program and employment opportunities. Please contact the CCEUC office at 845-340-3990 if you have any special needs.