University of Vermont

Ask a Master Gardener

Our volunteers are here to help with your home gardening questions! The Master Gardener Volunteer Helpline serves Vermont residents by providing science based information about home horticulture issues.

If you are a commercial grower, please visit the UVM Plant Diagnostic Clinic for assistance.

Helpline hours

Current hours: Monday thru Thursday - 9-12.

  • 1-800-639-2230 - Toll free number in Vermont only
  • (802)656-5421 - Local callers (Chittenden County)

You may also submit your home horticulture questions, including clear images by completing this online form ». Please expect to receive a reply in 5-7 business days. We aim to respond to questions as quickly as possible, however response times will vary based on the volume of questions we receive.

Directions & Map to Helpline Office

Not in Vermont?

Due to the large volume of requests, differences in climatic conditions, and variation in state pesticide regulations, we can only assist with issues that occur in Vermont and Northern New Hampshire. Find a National Master Gardener Program near you »

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This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Last modified May 01 2017 03:39 PM