Green Thumb Gardening Classes The Green Thumb Gardening Series offers residents of Hampton Roads classes, workshops, and tours in partnership with VCE Master Gardeners of Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach.

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Classes are held at VCE's Hampton Roads Agriculture Research and Education Center (HRAREC)  at 

1444 Diamond Springs Road, Virginia Beach. How to Register:

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Call for further information if needed at Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) - Chesapeake office: (757) 382-6348.



Topics Covered in Previous Years' Classes

2016 topics included:

Straw bale Veggies (Sold Out)

The Wonderful World of Herbs

Fescue anyone? The pros and cons of this cool season grass

Busy Bees and Their Friends - Bees and other pollinators

Best Small Trees for the Landscape - Selections and basic care for small & understory trees


Vegetables for All Seasons -- Publications for Vegetable Class:

Vegetable Planting Guide and Recommended Planting Dates

Companion Planting

Recommended Vegetable Planting Dates for Chesapeake  


Lawn Care in Tidewater -- Publications for Lawn Class:

Establishing Lawns 

Selecting Turfgrass

Maintenance Calendar for Warm-Season Turfgrasses in Virginia

Maintenance Calendar for Cool-Season Turfgrasses in Virginia


Insects: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly -- Publications for Insects Class:

Beneficial Insects

Gardening for Bees

Japanese Beetles

Spider Mites

Squash Bugs


Colorado Potato Beetle

Cucumber Beetles

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Scale Insects

Squash Vine Borer

Termite Biology & Behavior

Signs of Termite Infestation

Termite Treatment Options

Red Imported Fire Ant (RIFA) Plant Disease: The Fungus Among Us -- Publications for Plant Disease Class:

Building Healthy Soil

Diagnosing Plant Problems

Plant Disease Diagnostic Form

Botrytis Blight of Peony

Powdery Mildew of Ornamental Plants

Azalea Leaf and Flower Gall

Black Root Rot of Japanese Holly

Entomosporium Leaf Spot of Photinia

Fire Blight of Ornamentals

Foliar Diseases of Dogwood

Phytophthora Root Rot of Rhododendron and Azalea

Verticillium Wilt of Shade Trees

Late Blight of Tomato and Potato


Home Landscaping for the Novice -- Publications for Landscaping Class:

Creating a Water-Wise Landscape

Landscaping for Less in the Landfill

The Value of Landscaping

Backyard Wildlife Habitats


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.