Services for the public

Plant Disease Clinic

Wondering what disease has infected your trees? The Plant Disease Clinic provides routine plant disease diagnosis (leaf spots, root rot diseases, cankers, wilt diseases) to commercial growers as well as the general public.

Soil Testing Laboratory

Planning a new lawn or garden? Need fertilizer recommendations for your commercial nursery? The Soil Testing Laboratory provides these services for a small fee.

Yard and Garden

The University of Minnesota Extension Yard and Garden website has a variety of information available to help you identify plants, diseases, weeds and insects. You can also ask your yard and garden question by phone by calling the main Ask a Master Gardener line at 612-301-7590 or by directing your question to a Master Gardener volunteer in your community.