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We offer you assistance to research and answer your queries about vegetable gardening, fruit trees, ornamentals, lawns, insects, weeds, and other related topics.

General horticulture programs and workshops are developed, based on community needs.  See calendar and events.

We offer soil sampling instructions and interpretation of soil sample results.

Horticulture Sample Submission Guidelines

Soil Sample Submission Guidelines–“How to take a soil sample”



Plant Clinic

If you have a home horticulture problem, we offer a Plant Clinic to assist you throughout the growing season, beginning in May.  Bring your sample to the Latah County Extension Office on Tuesday mornings between 9:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., or Thursday afternoons between 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.  We are located on the third floor of the federal building; 220 E. 5th Street, Room 336, in Moscow, ID.

Horticulture Sample Submission Guidelines


Master Gardeners

The University of Idaho Master Gardener Program is an educational opportunity designed to meet the gardening information needs of the communtiy.  The program’s purpose is to more effectively extend technical assistance and provide home horticulture information to the community through the use of qualified volunteers.  Training is offered annually, mid-January through April. Each three-hour weekly class is taught by experts in their field.  Topics may include soils, entomology, organic gardening, weeds, pruning, composting, fruits, and more.

Individuals who are interested in becoming Master Gardener volunteers must have the enthusiasm, commitment and time to volunteer; enjoy working with plants and people of all ages; a strong interest in horticulture and home gardening, and be willing to communicate and share knkowledge effectively with others.  For more information, contact Rachel Rausch, Program Coordinator.


 April 23, 2013