Master gardener helpline available

By WBNG News

Master gardener helpline available

May 21, 2013 Updated May 21, 2013 at 6:00 PM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) Do you have a question about growing a vegetable garden?  Wish you knew the name of that pesky weed that keeps popping up in your flower bed?  Wonder what that funny looking insect is that is crawling across your shoe?

According to a news release from Cornell Cooperative Extension:

Master Gardeners are available to answer questions.  To contact the helpline call, call 607-547-2536 extension 228 or email the helpline at mastergardener-otsego@cornell.edu.  If a Master Gardener volunteer is not available to take your call, please leave a voice message and your call will be returned as soon as possible.

Dedicated Cooperative Extension Master Gardener volunteers answer numerous questions about plant, tree and lawn care, vegetable and flower gardening, and home and garden pest management practices for county residents.