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Pruning to Rain Barrels : Workshops for 2020

Sign up today for one of our educational workshops. There are so many to choose from you can be sure to find one that fits your interests.

To view the full pdf open the link.

MG Workshops 2020

2020 Master Gardeners Intern Training

We have filled all of the spaces for our 2020 Master Gardener Training. If you are interested in signing up for next year or getting on a waiting list if a spot becomes available please call Elaine Ballance or Michael Andruczyk at 382-6348.

 

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much is living or dead. As dire as dormant turf might look, recovery is almost always surprisingly better

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 Pruning Guidelines

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Interesting New Articles - Choose a Gardening Topic

Click on the links below to read the informative articles written by our talented Master Gardeners as well as our interns from the class of 2018 and 2019:  

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Discover More 4. Lilacs in Southeastern Virginia

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6. Health Benefits from Cucumbers

7. Patience is a Virtue 

8. Companion Planting

9. Lettuce & Spinach Growing Guidelines

10. Fall Blooming Asters

Virginia Coorperative Expention has published an informational article about the Giant Hogweed Plant. To view a pdf of this article  click here>

Chesapeake Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau.

The Chesapeake Master Gardeners' Speakers Bureau offers free, educational presentations to the community for groups composed of five or more individuals. Our Master Gardener speakers will share their years of experience through targeted (30 minute+) presentations in their areas of expertise.  

Please see the Speakers Bureau Roster for more information on available speakers and topics.  To request a speaker, simply fill out a Speaker Request Form at least one month in advance of the event, and you will be contacted to further discuss how we can assist you.

  

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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