Rutgers Master Gardeners Available for Lectures, To Answer Gardening Questions
If your group or organization is looking for an informative lecture on topics relating to gardening, horticulture or the environment, contact the Rutgers Master Gardeners of Middlesex County’s Speakers Bureau.
Trained by Rutgers University experts, Master Gardeners are equipped with the experience and reference materials needed, to provide research based answers to inquiries about common and uncommon horticulture and wildlife related problems.
Contact the Master Gardeners Speaker’s Bureau by e-mailing Pnsharma1@yahoo.com.
Do you have questions about planting spring bulbs? Maybe an unfamiliar bug has invaded your house. No matter what season, if you find yourself asking questions on backyard environmental issues, Middlesex County’s Extension office will assist you through the Master Gardener Helpline.
Residents of Middlesex County are encouraged to call 732-398-5220 with questions on plants, bugs and home conservation practices.
Residents of other counties can consult their Master Gardeners by looking up Rutgers Cooperative Extension in their phone book’s Blue Pages or consulting the webpage http://njaes.rutgers.edu/mastergardeners/helplines.asp
Proper ID of insects and disease is the first step to avoiding reliance on pesticides and herbicides.
Middlesex County’s Master Gardeners helpline is active Mondays through Fridays 10 a.m. to noon. If you cannot pose your question during those hours, leave a message anytime and the MGs will return your call with research into your problem underway. Master Gardeners are part of Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County and have a headquarters at the EARTH Center in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Ave., South Brunswick.