See Master Gardeners in person ‘under the tent’ for questions, soil tests

photo illustration of soil
Photo illustration by Connie Oswald Stofko

Master Gardeners from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County will be available to answer gardening questions and receive soil samples ‘under the tent’ on the Roycroft Campus, 21 South Grove St., East Aurora, NY from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday, now through Sept. 30, weather permitting.

To see if the session is closed due to weather, refer to the Gardening Page of their web site or their Facebook page after 8:45 a.m.on the day of your visit.

They will be adhering to social distancing guidelines and masks are required.

Soil samples are $2 per sample or $5 for 3 samples. Insect identification and plant diagnostics are $5 per specimen. They will accept check or cash payments only.

You can reach the Master Gardeners at any time with gardening questions at (716) 652-5400, ext. 202 or email

Coming up: The Master Gardeners will hold online classes in September. See more here.

2 Comments on “See Master Gardeners in person ‘under the tent’ for questions, soil tests

  1. If I get my soil samples for my lawn and garden will your test Tell me what I need to See what kind of fertilizer or chemicals to put in the ground

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