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  • Our Help Desk is now available!
  • Grow Eat Live Community Garden at Chesapeake Health Department, 748 Battlefield Boulevard, North, Chesapeake, VA 23320
  • Check out our Green Thumb Series!
  • Plan your Garden to Include an Extra Row to Help Support Our Local Food Banks!
  • We are offering Rain Barrel Workshops April through October!
  • Every Fall Chesapeake Master Gardener Volunteers visit First Grade Classrooms across Chesapeake Public Schools to Teach about Trees and Plant Trees.
  • Our 2016 Plant Sale will be on Friday April 29 (8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.) and Saturday April 30 (8:00 a.m. to noon). See more details under the Programs and Events tab dropdown menu.

What's Happening

Note: Many programs require registration, may have begun, and are offered as a part of a series. Enrollment may be filled by the date you view it here. Please consult program webpages (under "Programs and Events" tab) or call our office for additional details.

Winter 2016-2017 

Look for us at the Virginia Beach Flower and Garden Expo


Welcome to the Chesapeake MG 2017 Intern Class!


The Master Gardener program, typically offered through universities in the United States and Canada, provides intensive horticultural training to individuals who then volunteer as Master Gardeners in their communities by giving lectures, creating gardens, conducting research, and many other projects.



It is never too early to register for the popular Green Thumb Series as classes often sell out. Be sure you book your favorite seminars + speakers and receive the early registration discount ($25 for all sessions before 4/1/2017)

 Click here for more under Program and Events tab



Plant A Row for the Hungry  

The Virginia Cooperative Extension Office in the Planetarium Building will accept canned goods until the next start-up in June. January through June donations count toward 2017 program goals. They are sent weekly for distribution at the food bank.  Click here for more details.

No donation is too small and all are tax deductible. 



Grow. Eat. Live, "Be A Helping Hand" 

Demonstration and Special Program Community Garden at the

Chesapeake Health Department. Find more under the  Programs and Events tab


Like our Chesapeake Master Gardeners Facebook page  for invitations & updates.









If you are a Chesapeake Master Gardener (or one of our program partners) and want to share an event that is currently not listed, please let us know.

NOTE: Our CMG Calendar (linked to the left) has been created solely for Chesapeake Master Gardeners and includes advanced education and volunteer opportunities that may not be listed on our public calendar.  Intern training dates are available via Intern Corner.

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Contact Us

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




Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Interim Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.