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Plant & Insect Help

We provide answers, information and educational programs on gardens and landscape plants for both the green industry and home gardeners.

Plant & Insect Health

Ask a Colorado Master GardenerSM
Local volunteers are available to answer your questions about insects, lawns, trees, shrubs, flower and vegetable gardens.

Plant & Insect Diagnostic Services
We offer low-cost identification and diagnosis services of plant and insect samples.

Plant, Water & Soil Testing Lab
Analysis of soil, water, plant, sludge, manure and other types of samples, and suggestions for improving crop growth.

Plant Select®
Plants chosen for their beauty, resilience, low maintenance and suitability to the Rocky Mountain region.

Planttalk Colorado™
Reliable, timely information on more than 400 horticultural topics, in English and Spanish.

Insects and Pests
Check out current programs being offered through Extension along with hot topics.

Colorado Beekeepers Association Swarm Hotline