Gardening Help

How can we help you?    Talk to a Master Gardener; have a pest or plant identified; find research sources, or study horticulture, here are some resources.

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Bergen County Garden Helpline

For Bergen County residents seeking horticultural and pest control information.
Open April to October - 10:00 to 12:00; Monday to Thursday call: 201.336.6783 & 201.336.6784

Karen Riede
Karen Riede
Karen Riede

Horticultural Consultant

Do you have a shrub that's not growing well and you need help identifying the problem? Do you have an insect you need identified? These and many other horticulture and pest questions can be answered year round. Call or visit Monday thru Thursday, 10am - 12pm Residents and Professionals
are always welcome, and there's free parking!

Soil Testing
Call for details, or stop by to pick up a test kit

Karen Riede Horticultural Consultant
Rutgers Cooperative Extension
Call: 201.336.6788 
Visit: One Bergen County Plaza, 4th Floor Hackensack,  NJ  07601

For all others seeking help. Click Here for a nation wide map of Cooperative Extension Offices

Research Sources

Looking for resources?  Here are websites, books and local organizations to check out.


Whether you're looking for local lectures, certifications, or workshops, here are some venues to consider.