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Contact Our Help Desk

Have a home gardening or pest question? Ask the UCCE Master Gardeners of Stanislaus County!

Visit our office:  3800 Cornucopia Way, Suite A, Modesto, CA 95358 click here for a map. Leave your sample or speak to someone on site if they are available.

Plant sample: bring in a good-sized, fresh sample in a clear plastic bag that shows healthy as well as unhealthy parts of the plant. Keep the sample in your refrigerator until you leave home.

Insect sample: freeze insects/s ahead of time; put in a pill bottle or plastic container. Do not tape smashed insects to a piece of paper. We need intact samples with all body parts to be able to identify it.

Email: fill out this survey, answering the questions that apply to your question. http://ucanr.edu/ask/ucmgstanislaus

Call (209) 525-6802: be prepared to describe your problem. It may be necessary to send an email with photos or bring in a sample.