Have a Gardening Question?

The Cape Cod Cooperative Extension runs a Horticulture Clinic that provides unbiased, research-based information for all your horticulture and gardening questions.

The Clinic offers diagnostic services free of charge, including plant disease information and plant identification. Proper identification also includes research based information regarding management if necessary. The Clinic also offers free soil testing services to determine PH levels.

Trained Master Gardeners are available to answer your horticulture questions via email or phone. Submit your question to gardeners@capecod.gov or call the Clinic: (508) 375-6700.

Hotline and Clinic Hours

April - September
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

October - November
Tuesday and Thursday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Diagnostic Assistance

For questions that involve the identification of insects, plants, weeds, diseases or even a mystery problem, include high quality photographs with your submission so we can make a conclusive diagnosis. For photo guidelines, sample collection and a diagnostic submission form, see below.

Photo Guidelines
Sample Collection
Diagnostic Submission Form
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