Gardening Helpline Hits a Five-Year High

A basket full of colorful vegetables and fruit including zucchini, apples, strawberries, kale and carrots.

Since its start in 1991, the UVM Extension Master Gardener program has offered a Gardening Helpline, where trained volunteers respond to home and community gardening questions from Vermonters throughout the state.

Over the past few years, the helpline has pivoted from a telephone call-in service to going completely online during COVID-19, and in 2022, to a blended service. Vermonters can either call in or ask their questions online through Ask Extension (a national initiative created and maintained by the Extension Foundation). Continue reading “Gardening Helpline Hits a Five-Year High”