Elisabeth C. Miller Library

Plant Answer Line

A quick reference service tailored to the needs of Northwest gardeners

Also try the Gardening Answers Knowledgebase, a searchable database of Plant Answer Line question/answer sets and recommended websites.

Call the Plant Answer Line at 206-897-5268 (206-UW-PLANT) or email hortlib@uw.edu.

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The Plant Answer Line is made possible by a grant from the Pendleton and Elisabeth Carey Miller Charitable Foundation.


Do you have a legal, medical or general question? These library resources may be helpful:

  • All subjects: Staff members from The Seattle Public Library are ready to help you find information on any subject. E-mail
  • Legal: Staff at the King County Law Library or the Washington State Law Library can guide you to legal resources.
    • Washington State Law Library E-mail
    • King County Law Library E-mail
  • Health: Staff at the University of Washington Health Sciences Libraries can help you research in-depth medical information. E-mail