Events/Activities

2018 Events

 HOVMG events

Heart of Virginia Master Gardeners Plant Sale

May 5, 2018
8 a.m. – 12 noon
Farmville Train Station
Come on down and shop from our selection of native plants, vegetables, flowers, and more. All plants grown and lovingly tended by our Master Gardeners.

FREE LECTURES at the Plant Sale – No Registration Required

May 5, 2018
10 a.m.  Tina Wells, Master Gardener
Proper Pruning
Learn about the tools you need and helpful techniques to remember.
May 5, 2018
11 a.m.  Jeanne Grunert, Master Gardener
Starting a Butterfly Garden
Learn how to start a garden that attracts beautiful, colorful butterflies. Includes information about host plants, nectar and shelter plants, site selection and more.

LUNCH & LEARN SERIES

Our popular Lunch & Learn series of programs takes place on the first Thursday of each month at 12 noon to 1 p.m. We meet at the Prince Edward County Extension building (across from Lowe’s). It’s FREE.
Upcoming 2018 workshops:
  • April 5: Pre-Emergency Herbicides, Haley Norton, Extension Agent
  • May 3: Composting, Caitlin Miller, Extension Agent
  • June 6: The 5 Worst Enemies of Tomatoes, Liz Dunn, Master Gardener Emeritus
  • July:  No meeting – Enjoy the Holiday
  • August 2: Hydroponics, Jake Morgan, Extension Agent
  • September 6, Pesticide Safety, Richard Jones, VDACS
  • October 4, Propagation, Pat Lust, Master Gardener
  • November 1, Deer Control, Bob Jones, Extension Agent

GARDEN TIPS AND TOPICS SERIES

Saturday mornings at 10 a.m. on selected dates we will meet at the Buckingham Courthouse Extension Office (between the County Admin Center and the Arts Center). Free and open to the public, no registration required.  Master Gardeners will be available to answer gardening questions from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

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