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Horticulture Answer Service

Available by phone Monday - Friday 9 a.m. to noon, (314) 577-5143. 

Staff are available to answer your gardening questions and can assist you in navigating our Gardening Help information on our website.

Ask the Plant Doctor

This free walk-in service is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday - Saturday in the Center for Home Gardening. Master Gardeners are available to answer your gardening questions.

Our Plant Doctors can also test the pH of your soil free of charge while you wait. 

E-Mail Us Your Questions

You may email us your gardening questions through Contact Us. Please include images of a plant to be identified or problem to be diagnosed, along with a short description of the issue, such as where the plant is located, when does the plant bloom, when did the disease/insects first appear, etc.  You can attach them to your email.

We are currently experiencing a high volume of emails therefore, response time may be delayed. We thank you for your patience and apologize for the inconvenience. 

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