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BCMGA Help Desk on Mondays
May 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, repeating until December 27, 2021
BCMGA – Help Desk on Mondays
The Bell County Master Gardener Office is staffed for the public Mondays 9:00 a.m. to Noon and Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. except for holidays. The office is located in the Texas A&M Bell County AgriLife Building at 1605 North Main Street, Belton, TX 76513.
For help with horticulture questions or concerns please email a photograph, contact information and questions to our email address at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Requests for assistance will be addressed by email or by phone 254-933-5304.
Kathy Love: Well over 50% of calls to the BCMGA Help Desk are tree and lawn concerns, but the runner-up to those two issues is insects, most generally insect identification.
In June and July 2020, the desk has logged 9 contacts from citizens concerned they have seen the recently publicized Asian Giant (Murder) Hornet (AGH) Vespa mandarinia. In all but one instance we were able to assure the concerned citizens they were seeing either the Eastern Cicada Killer Sphecius speciosus (7 calls), the Western Cicada Killer Sphecius grandis (1) or in 1 case a bald faced hornet Dolichovespula maculata… Read More
(The Help Desk is also open on Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.)