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Ask a Colorado Master Gardener

Weld County Colorado Master Gardener (CMG) volunteers host a Garden Help Desk at the Weld County Extension office throughout the year (hours vary, see below). CMG's are here to answer your gardening questions by email.

 Garden Help Desk

Our office is open to accept plant samples or pick up soil testing kits.  Master Gardeners are still working remotely until further notice.

Office Hours:

Mid-May - October

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

November - Mid-May

CMG Office Hours by appointment

A Weld County Colorado Master Gardener will check emails and voicemails once a week.


You can email your questions and pictures to us at

Please include pictures if possible.

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Typical questions Colorado Master Gardeners can answer:

  • What's wrong with my tree?
  • How often do I water my lawn?
  • Right Plant, Right Place?Picture of Young Plant
  • What type of soil do I have?
  • How do I prepare the soil for my garden?
  • Does my vegetable plant have an insect issue?
  • How much water does my plant require?
  • How do I test my soil?
  • What do I do to protect my plants from cold weather?
  • How do I become a Colorado Master Gardener?