Friday, February 17, 2017

Western Tidewater Master Gardeners First Annual Plant Sale – Carrolton, VA – May 6, 2017

Backyard Gardening Seminars – Louisa, VA – March 4-25

Fresh Picks from Farm to School – February 2017

2017 “Adventures in Gardening” – Northern Shenandoah Valley – Starting April 1

Fredericksburg’s Spring “Living in the Garden” Symposium – Fredericksburg, VA – May 20, 2017

Rose Pruning Workshop – Newport News, VA – March 4, 2017

Vegetable Conference – Duffield, VA – February 25, 2017

Free Public Education Class on Wintertime Pruning from Virginia Cooperative Extension – Arlington, VA - February 25, 2017

2017 Learning Series – Northern Shenandoah Valley – March-April

2017 Free Public Education Programs from Virginia Cooperative Extension-Arlington/Alexandria

2017 Spring Lecture Series – Charlottesville, VA – March 16, 2017

Friday, February 3, 2017

Native Plants for Southeast Virginia including Hampton Roads!

Check out this publication! The Natives Plants for Southeast Virginia showcases many different, beautiful plants in the area. To view this pdf click on this link: file:///Users/student/Desktop/Bi-Weekly%20Updates/Feburary%203,%202017%20/native-plants-for-southeast-virginia-guide.pdf

Non-credit Plant Identification Courses

Learn to identify and appreciate commonly used plants on your own schedule. North Carolina State University is partnering with Longwood Gardens to provide a unique fully online survey of plants. These courses will expose you to plants that can be grown throughout the nation. The use and key identifying characteristics of these plants is conveyed through photo stories, presentations, online fact pages, and beautiful images. Take a look here: courses will include some favorites and also a few introductions from the research and breeding programs at Longwood Gardens and North Carolina State University.

These courses last for six weeks and are fully online. For more information and to register please use this link: Also, if you would like more information please feel free to contact me (

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Canopy Counts: 2017 Roanoke Tree Care Workshop - Roanoke, March 8, 2017

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24th Annual Gardening in the Northern Neck Seminar - white Stone, March 25, 2017

Upcoming Master Gardener Events in Halifax County

15th Annual Good Gardening Symposium Event Update - Prince George, March 11, 2017

Farmers Market Certification Course - Registration Closing Soon

Symposium Gardening in the Valley - North Shenandoah Valley, April 1, 2017

2017 Horticultural Extravaganza - York County/ Poquoson, March 4, 2017

Arlington/Alexandria February Events