The Penn State Chester County Master Gardeners Hotline will be open starting Monday, April 3, for the 2017 gardening season. Area residents may call the Penn State Extension Office at 610-696-3500 with garden-related questions Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Questions and photos may also be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Chester County Master Gardeners answer questions on a variety of topics, including vegetables, fruits, ornamentals, native plants, invasive plants, turf grass, plant identification, pruning, trees, and insect and disease programs. For more information about the Master Gardeners of Chester County, visit their website or Facebook page.