The Master Gardener Volunteers are available to answer calls at 518-828-3346 x212. Please leave a detailed message. You can also reach us anytime by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Photographs are helpful.
We also test soil pH. Please note this is a very busy time for soil testing and we have a limited number of volunteers to help. Turnaround could take up to a week. Soil sample test cost $3.00 per sample. Soil pH Kits cost $30.00 per kit. Call 518-828-3346 x106 for more information.
If you are looking for information on jumping worms, go to this website page.
You may drop off a tick for identification. We do not test for diseases. If you'd like to have a tick tested, please go to TickReport and follow the directions to submit a tick.
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Last updated December 12, 2023