Call for more information: 763-324-3498

Plant & Insect Clinics

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Plant & Insect Clinics

Open Wednesday evenings (not July 3) from 6 - 8 PM through August 22nd.

Ever wonder what's eating your plants, what weeds are growing in your lawn, or why your tree look sick? Master Gardeners are available to assist in diagnosing common landscape/gardening questions at the Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinics.  This is a free service for Anoka County residents.  Bring up to 3 samples for identification or diagnoses of plant and insect issues. 

The clinics are held at the Anoka County Extension office in Bunker Hills Activities Center and are open Wednesday evenings from early June through 2nd to the last week of August from 6-8:00 PM. (Closed week of July 4th). See the CALENDAR page for locations and schedules. MORE

Download the 2019 Clinic schedule

At the Plant Health Clinic residents of Anoka County will be able to:

  • Bring in weeds or insect samples for identification

  • Bring samples of damaged plant material for diagnoses of common insects, diseases, or other problems

  • Receive University of Minnesota recommendations for best practices for most of your gardening or landscaping concerns

Testimonies from people who have attended a Plant & Insect Diagnostic Clinics

I enjoy coming here for all the courteous help!
Nice to have a local resource for local problems.
Love this Service!!
"Ask A Master GArdener" Booth

"Ask A Master GArdener" Booth

Ask A Master Gardener Booths

Master Gardeners work in teams of two and staff question and answer booths at a variety of public events and at local garden centers.

  • Nowthen Threshing Show

  • Farmers' Markets

  • Local Garden Centers

  • Community Events

See the CALENDAR page for locations and schedules. MORE

Speakers' Bureau

Consider booking a professional Master Gardener speaker for your next event or lunch and learn program. Call 763-324-3498  for more information.

Writers' Guild

Watch for gardening articles written by Master Gardeners located in the Anoka County Union Herald publications and Quad Press Publications with timely gardening information.  ARCHIVED ARTICLES are also available. MORE

Emerald Ash Borer Early Detection Service

Master Gardener volunteers who have had specialized training in tree care or Emerald Ash Borer detection may be available to help communities with tree plantings or surveys. MORE