UConn Home and Garden Education Center

Program Goal: The UConn Home and Garden Education Center (HGEC) is a horticultural informational resources for the citizens of Connecticut and beyond. The staff at the Center reach nearly 400,000 citizens in outreach efforts each year. We provide plant disease diagnosis, and plant and insect identification.

Program Objective: Provide accurate, researched based horticultural information to the general public

Program Components: Answering horticultural questions via phone, email, blog, face to face and on Facebook. Giving talks and demonstrations to gardening groups and other public gatherings. Writing informative articles and fact sheets for our website, blog, newsletter and Facebook group.

Program Participants: General Public/Community/Family

When: Continually ongoing program

Website: http://www.ladybug.uconn.edu/

Program Contact

Dawn Pettinelli
dawn.pettinelli@uconn.edu
ladybug@uconn.edu