Garden Questions? Call the Garden Line!

By Dawn Pellas

Published 04/02 2014 05:35PM

Updated 04/02 2014 05:56PM

If you like to garden, but often have questions as you go, there is a place to get answers!  Just call the Garden Line!  On today's show, Penn State Master Gardeners Sam and Jackie join us to talk about the hotline and how it works.
The Blair County group of Master Gardeners answer all kinds of gardening questions and concerns on topics like growing vegetables, turf grass, plant identification, pruning, insect problems and so much more!

Got a Gardening Question?
Call the Garden Line!
Lines Open: Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Staffed by PSU Master Gardeners

If you need help identifying or diagnosis plant and insect specimens, bring them to the extension office, located on the second floor of the Blair County Airport (310 Airport Drive, Suite 9, Martinsburg, PA). Select fresh plant samples wtih intact parts, including flowers, if available. For diagnosis, bring a live sample that shows both healthy and unhealthy growth. Enclose live insect specimens and infested plants in an airtight container.  If you cannot keep the insect alive, place it in a jar with aklcohol or freeze it for several days to preserve the speciment. Digital photos for plant or insect identification can also be e-mailed to

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