Managing Plant Problems
Between insects, diseases, weeds, and unwanted wildlife, gardening can be tricky. In this section, you’ll find a wealth of information about how to understand and manage challenges in the garden.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Horticulture Hotline, staffed by Travis County Master Gardener volunteers.
Open weekdays 9:00am - 5:00pm.
Call (512) 854-9600, OR
call first to ensure a Master Gardener is available, then visit the office in person (1600B Smith Rd., Austin TX 78721).
You can either email a digital image (firstname.lastname@example.org) or bring in a sample of the plant in question. See sample instructions on the TCMGA Website.
When we didn’t even think it possible, Ground to Ground just got a little bit more sustainable. The 4-gallon buckets we use are upcycled food containers (they previously contained salad dressing or peanut butter). Now, thanks to the City of Austin Household Hazardous Waste facility, the spray paint we use to stencil these buckets […]
We are proud to announce that this summer, Julie Ansley became Travis County’s Agriculture and Natural Resources agent. Julie is no stranger to Extension – since 2006, she has served as the Animal Science Coordinator in the Travis County 4-H CAPITAL program. In that position, Ansley developed curriculum to teach inner city youth about […]
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension - Travis County
1600-B Smith Rd., Austin, TX 78721
Daphne Richards, County Extension Agent - Horticulture