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 - October 31: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Monday - Friday.

      Winter Hours

      November 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 April 3, 2018