What Does a Master Gardener Do?

  • Answers horticultural questions via phone or e-mail
  • Tests Soil pH ($2 per sample, or 3 samples for $5)
  • Plant and Insect Identification ($5 fee per specimen)
  • Plant Diagnostics ($5 fee per specimen)
  • Provides speakers for garden clubs and other organizations
  • Arranges demonstration projects in public places
  • Supports school and community improvement projects
  • Staffs booths at fairs, garden shows and other public events
  • Increases awareness of integrated pest management, water quality, conservation and other environmental issues.

Our Master Gardener Volunteer Hotline is open:

Summer Hours

April 1 - September 30: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Monday - Friday.

Winter Hours

October 1 - March 31: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Mondays AND Thursdays only.

The office is located on the upper level of the Farm & Home Center Building/Print Shop, 21 South Grove St. East Aurora, NY 14052. 

Last updated November 1, 2017