Plant Hotline

Get Expert Advice

View of the walnutsOur plant information hotline is available for questions about woody plants hardy in the Boston area.

Staffed by knowledgeable volunteers, the plant hotline is open select Mondays from 1:00-3:00pm (617.384.5235); however, you may leave a message any time. You may also send an email. Please include your daytime phone number and describe the plant’s location.

Or click on these links for the forms to submit your questions: Plant Identification or Plant Problems.

Please note that the hotline has no live assistance from mid-December through the end of February; during this period, however, volunteers will respond to voicemail messages and email.

Questions about perennials, vegetables, or wild flowers should be addressed to the Massachusetts Horticultural Society at 617.933.4929.