We regret that we can only provide assistance to gardeners in Western Massachusetts (Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin and Berkshire Counties).
If you are in a different area, contact your local Master Gardener Association or State Extension Service.
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Be sure to tell us the name of your town and to be as specific as possible about the problem. The following information will help us give you the best possible answer:
Name of the plant, preferably the scientific
A detailed description of the problem, symptoms, or insect
A description of the plant location (amount of sun, soil type, wind exposure, soil moisture)
How the problem developed (suddenly, over time, in one plant, in one branch, etc.)
What you have done so far about the problem
Any other information that you think might be useful to us
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