Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic

Mahoning County Master Gardeners answer your gardening questions.

Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic


Call our Master Gardeners at


Mondays and Thursdays

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

April thru October

Plant and Pest Diagnostic Form

Suggestions for collecting sample to bring in.

E-mail Master Gardeners at


Other helpful links to answers to your questions available 24/7.


Plant Facts


Soil Testing Information

Soil testing is important. Get the information you need and the forms you need to test your soil whether it be fields and crops or home lawn and garden.

The soil test is an excellent measure of soil fertility. It is very inexpensive way of maintaining good plant health and maximum crop productivity.

Be sure to take a proper sample. This is a factsheet with tips to help you do this.

Bring one cup of DRY soil in a brown bag or ziplock bag lined with newspaper to our office for soil testing. The cost is just $20.00. We will prepare and mail your soil to be tested. We will receive a copy of your results and review the results with you to help plan your crops, lawn or garden area.


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