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Help Desk Landscape and Garden Help Desk

17 N. Spruce (just west of I-25 at the Bijou exit).

Help Desk phone: 719-520-7684

Email questions at www.ask.extension.or

Spring and Summer Help Desk Hours

Beginning April 17.

Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Help Desk will close on September 28th.

If you have a question on a garden related topic after the Help Desk closing, you can still contact the office by dropping off a sample, leaving a voicemail message or for a faster response visit: to send a question to the national Ask an Expert network.

If you are bringing in a sample:

Lawn or Turf sample – we need a shoebox size of half-dead, half-alive turf.

Tree branch or shrub – we need an 18” piece of half-dead and half-alive.

The Extension Office is open Monday through Friday
8:00 am to Noon
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Closed daily from Noon to 1:00 pm