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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences



Ask a Master Gardener Volunteer!

The Licking County Master Gardeners Horticulture Helpline is available during the growing season. The Hotline is staffed with trained Master Gardener Volunteers ready to answer your gardening questions.

Call the Hotline at (740) 670-5322.

No time to call? No problem. You can also email a Master Gardener Volunteer with your question(s) and/or request more information at

Additional Resources

OSU Extension offices are open Mondays and Thursdays, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. In Person Assistance is limited and available by appointment only. When Extension employees are not in the county office, they will continue to telework. During this time, email assistance is encouraged. We apologize for any inconvenience.

In Person Assistance

The OSU Extension Office in Licking County is available for a visual analysis of your plant, soil, insect, etc... You may bring in a sample Monday - Friday between 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Please Note: OSU Extension Licking County does not have laboratory facilities. In the event staff are unable to arrive at a conclusion, you may be directed to send sample to the OSU C. Wayne Ellett Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic.

Ask an Expert

You may click the "Ask an Expert" tab at the right of this page and direct your questions via email to a statewide hotline.