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Horticulture Answer Service

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

Master Gardeners are available to answer your gardening questions.

The staff at the Horticulture Answer Service is there to help you. They can also assist you in how to navigate our Gardening Help information on our website.

Kemper Center Plant Doctors

This walk-in service is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday - Saturday in the Center for Home Gardening.

A 10-minute walk through the Garden from the front entrance. Free with Garden admission.

Bring in a sample and let the Master Gardeners diagnose your plant problem.  Refer to our  plant identification and plant problem forms for what to bring. Our  Plant Doctors can also test the pH of your soil free of charge while you wait.

Email Us Your Questions

You may email us your gardening questions through Contact Us. Please allow up to 7 business days for a reply. Including images of a plant to be identified or problem to be diagnosed is highly encouraged. You can attach them to your email.

Green Resources Answer Service

For help locating Green  products and services, evaluating Green claims, or planning a Green home or lifestyle, contact the Green Resources Answer Service at or on (314) 577-0246.

Gardening Help Index of Content

Plant Information

Gardening Information

Garden Pests and Problems