Gardening Help is Only a Phone Call Away

The Pinellas County Extension has a number residents can call to get advice about their lawns and landscapes.

Not sure what to do about those bugs chewing up your flowers? Concerned about selecting the right plants for your yard? Wondering what kind of grass is the most drought tolerant?

Just pick up the phone and call the Pinellas County Extension.

Gardening pros from the extension are available to assist Tarpon Springs residents with their questions via the Lawn and Garden Help Line at 727-582-2100. Just press “1” after you’re connected. The help line is manned Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon and again from 1 to 4 p.m.

Residents can also gain in-person advice by visiting:

  • Pinellas County Extension Office
    12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo
    Walk-In Hours: Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (excluding holidays)
  • Pinellas County Master Gardener Plant Clinic
    Palm Harbor Library
    2330 Nebraska Ave., Palm Harbor
    Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., January through mid-November

For more information about the Pinellas County Extension, visit it online.

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