HORTICULTURE CLINIC HOURS

April thru OctoberMon – Wed – Fri  9:00am to 3:00pm

March and November: Tues & Thur 10:00am tp 2:00pm

Submit a question on-line
call: 508.375.6700
email: gardeners@barnstablecounty.org

The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension runs a Horticulture Clinic which provides unbiased research based information for all your horticulture and gardening questions.  The Clinic offers diagnostic services free of charge; these services include insect, plant disease and plant identification.   Proper identification also includes research based information regarding management if necessary.  The clinic also performs pH soil testing for a minimal charge of $2.00 per sample.

Trained Master Gardeners are available to answer your horticulture questions via email, phone, or walk-in. Diagnostic or soil samples maybe dropped off anytime Monday –Friday 8:00am -4:30pm at our office or mailed.

Diagnostic Services

To make an accurate diagnosis adequate specimens must be submitted for identification.  Samples may be brought to the office or mailed.  Please use the following information on how to gather a sample and submit with diagnostic form.

Diagnostic Clinic Info
Diagnostic Submission Form

UMASS Soil Testing Services

The University of Massachusetts Soil and Plant Tissue Testing Laboratory is a UMass Extension program. The lab offers comprehensive analyses of soil, plant tissue, compost, and soilless greenhouse media. Please use the following information on how to properly submit samples.

Routine Soil Analysis – Form for Home Grounds and Gardening
Soil testing description and fees
http://soiltest.umass.edu/ordering-information

pH Soil Testing

For ideal plant growth, soil needs the proper pH level.  Samples may be brought to our office or mailed.  Please use the following information on how to gather a properly collected sample and submit with the soil testing form.

Soil Testing Info
Soil Submission Form

Additional Resources

Plenty of additional resources can help guide your gardening and agriculture endeavors. Here are a few we recommend:

 

 HORTICULTURE CLINIC HOURS

April thru OctoberMon – Wed – Fri  9:00am to 3:00pm

March and November: Tues & Thur 10:00am to 2:00pm

Submit a question on-line
call: 508.375.6700
email: gardeners@barnstablecounty.org