The HortLine information line is open to the public year round, seven days a week, and answered every Wednesday between 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Questions range from plant identification to diagnosing pests and diseases, to gardening and landscape advice. The correct identification of a plant problem is necessary in order to make an accurate and appropriate diagnosis and management plan. Most problems can be identified through photos and descriptions. Call 604.822.5858 and please leave a detailed message email: garden.hortline at ubc.ca.