David Burton
Civic Communications Specialist
2400 S. Scenic Ave.
Springfield, MO 65807
FAX 417-881-8058

March 10, 2017

Call Master Gardener Hotline Direct for
Solutions to Lawn, Gardening or Insect Problems

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — If you have a lawn or gardening problem, who are you going to call for unbiased, research-based solutions? Trained volunteers that are working the Master Gardeners of Greene County Hotline that is who.

These volunteers have answers to most home gardening questions.

Master Gardener volunteers staff the hotline from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, from March through October.

The hotline can be reached directly by telephone at 417- 874-2963 or by email at hotline@mggreene.org.

Visitors are always welcome to come in personally to the Hotline Room located in the west end of the Springfield Botanical Center at 2400 S. Scenic Avenue in Springfield.

Clients who come in person can visit face-to-face with master gardeners and can bring in a sample of the problem for better diagnosis.

In 2016, Extension-trained Master Gardeners provided about 22,000 hours of volunteer horticulture services in Greene County. Master Gardeners provide educational programs, work in demonstration gardens, answer horticulture questions from members of the public and assist with various other community projects.

Source: Kelly McGowan, (417) 874-2965

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