Where are Chesapeake Master Gardener Volunteers?
Things get pretty quiet in December for us as we are gearing up to train the next round of Master Gardener Interns (the classes start this January 7th).
December 4th (4-5 pm): TCC Student Center, Chesapeake Campus, Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
An evergreen planted in collaboration with CMG brought a first winter Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony to the new Student Center on the Chesapeake Campus of Tidewater Community College. Present were the Chesapeake Campus of Tidewater Community College Provost, Lisa Rhine; Jeffrey Dunbar, Student Center Director; Mike Andruczyk, Extension Agent; and students.
December 9th (5:30pm, Central Library): A Talk on Edible Mushrooms and Holiday Gathering Hosted by the Backyard Gardeners.
Light Displays are on at the following gardens throughout December (follow the links for more information):
- Norfolk Botanical Gardens (Dominion Garden of Lights)
- Newport News City Park (Celebration in Lights)
- Portsmouth Art and Cultural Center (Winter Wonderland, Coleman Nursery Collection)
- The Hermitage Museum and Gardens, special Bruce Munro Light at the Hermitage exhibit
- The Elizabethan Gardens in Manteo, NC (Winter Lights)
- Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens in Richmond, VA (Dominon GardenFest of Lights) - through Jan 12th!
Coming Up Soon!
January 20th, 6:30-8pm: Garden Talk by the Backyard Gardeners (Central Library Chesapeake)
January 30th-February 1st: The Virginia Flower and Garden Expo