• 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

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):

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


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



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