DCMGA is here to help with your gardening questions. There are two ways to contact our help desk:
(1) Call 940-349-2892 any time. If there is no answer, leave a detailed message. We will research your question and call you back. Our help desk is located at 401 W. Hickory Street in Denton, TX, and is staffed by Master Gardener volunteers. When volunteers are available, you may bring in a sample of diseased plants or plants you want us to identify.
(2) Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will research your question and usually can provide an answer within a day or two.
QUESTION: Our live oak trees have dropped so many acorns this year that we’ve given up trying to gather them. However, I’m afraid they might damage our lawn if we leave them to rot. Why are there so many acorns, and do we need to rake them up?