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What Does a Master Gardener Do?


The Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Erie County Master Gardener Program will be available to answer gardening questions and receive soil samples, insect ID’s and plant diagnostics in the lobby of the Print Shop on the Roycroft Campus at 21 South Grove Street in East Aurora, NY. The hotline hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 9:00am – 12:00pm.

  • 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.

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Last updated October 19, 2020