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Where to turn for help in the garden

The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County and its Master Gardener Program promotes healthy gardening in several ways.

MASTER GARDENER EVENTS

Plant sale

• 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. next Saturday, First Presbyterian Church, One Symphony Circle.

Plant, soil and insect testing

Extension staff and master gardeners perform soil pH tests ($2 per sample, or 3 samples for $5) as well as plant and insect identification ($5 fee per specimen) and plant diagnostics ($5 fee per specimen) on the upper level of the Farm & Home Center Building/Print Shop, Roycroft Campus, 21 S. Grove St., East Aurora. Visit erie.cce.cornell.edu/gardening for hours and more information.

Soil clinics

• 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, during the Garden Friends of Clarence Perennial Plant Sale, Clarence Town Park, Main Street, Clarence

• 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, during Ken-Sheriton Garden Club Plant Sale, Zion United Church of Christ, 15 Koenig Circle, Town of Tonawanda

• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Williamsville Farmers Market, Island Park, Main Street, Williamsville

• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Holland Farmers Market, Route 16, Holland

• 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. next Saturday, Alden Farmers Market, Route 20, Alden

• 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 25, Kenmore Farmers Market, Delaware Avenue at North Delaware Road, Kenmore

MASTER GARDENER HOTLINE

652-5400, Ext. 137, available 9 a.m. to noon Monday to Friday, April 1 to Sept. 30; same times Monday and Thursday, Oct. 1 to March 31

Inside: Expert gardeners talk pest control, Page 10