The Rutgers Cooperative Extension Personnel with the assistance of the Master Gardeners provide horticulture information to the residents of Ocean County.
Helpline - Lawn and garden questions are answered Monday throughFriday, 9 a.m. to noon. Afternoon hours vary during Spring and Summer months. Call (732-349-1245).
Ticks - free identification is available throughout the entire year. Make sure you have a copy of our fact sheet - Prevent Tick Bites: Prevent Lyme Disease and the 2012 CDC Lyme Disease: A Public Information Guide
Diagnostics - free identification and diagnosis of plants and pest problems is provided. Recommendations are given. A representative sample of the problem is required for an accurate diagnosis.
Soil Testing - Two types of soil tests are available. A pH test to determine acidity or alkalinity is available for $3.00. Bring a cup of soil to the office for the pH test. A complete soil analysis kit, including pH, nutrients in the soil and recommendations, is also available. The fee is $20.00. It is not necessary to bring the soil to the office for this test.
Save Time - Complete the appropriate form below, before coming in.
To contact the Agriculture Department call - 732-349-1246
or we also can be reached at - firstname.lastname@example.org