• HelpDeskFarmersMarket
  • EatGrowLiveGarden900w400h
  • WormComposting900w400h
  • PlantARowVolunteers900w400h
  • CharlesRainbarrelSpout900w400h
  • WhatIsATree900wx400h
  • Our mobile Help Desk is still visiting the Chesapeake Farmer's Markets each Wednesday and Saturday. Ask us a Question!
  • Grow Eat Live Community Garden: Harvest Collards! Learn about Attracting Butterflies and Bees to Your Garden. November 19, 2014 from 4:30pm-6:30pm at Chesapeake Health Department, 748 Battlefield Boulevard, North, Chesapeake, VA 23320
  • Check out our Green Thumb Series!
  • Plan your Spring Garden to Include an Extra Row to Help Support Our Local Food Banks! Collection of Fresh Produce Begins June 2015.
  • Rain Barrel Workshops Will Resume in the Spring of 2015.
  • Every Fall Chesapeake Master Gardener Volunteers visit First Grade Classrooms across Chesapeake Public Schools to Teach about Trees and Plant Trees.

What's Happening


January 7th:  Classes begin for new CMG Class of 2015

January 20th, 6-8pm (Central Library Chesapeake): Join us in welcoming speaker Helen Hamilton as she speaks about Gardening with Native Plants (this event is a collaboration of the Backyard Gardeners and the Chesapeake Master Gardeners). Free and open to the Public! Meet and Mingle beginning at 6pm, program to start shortly after.  More Information Here.

January 30th-February 1st: The Virginia Flower and Garden Expo

February 11th-13th: CVNLA Winter Symposium at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden (Massey Conference Center). Topic: The Science and Art of Placemaking. February 11, 12, 13, 2015 8am - 4pm. More information and advance registration.

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Phone: 757-382-6348
Office: 310 Shea Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23322



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