Garden Basics Classes, the PLA Seminar, and more!

Garden Basics Classes, the PLA Seminar, and more!

  • By Cathy Caldwell
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  • January 2019-Vol.5 No.1
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January 12 — Garden Basics:  Gardening Tools and Tips
January 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Trinity Episcopal Church, 1118 Preston Avenue
Charlottesville, 22903 + Google Map
Make gardening simpler, safer and more effective with proper tools and practices.

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February 7, 2019 — Piedmont Landscape Association Annual Seminar

Every February the Piedmont Landscape Association hosts an annual seminar. As the PLA describes it, the purpose of the seminar is “to bring gardening enthusiasts and landscape professionals together in an educational setting.”

For a detailed list of speakers and topics, plus registration information, go to www.piedmontlandscape.org/seminar-2019.  The seminar is an all-day affair at the Paramount Theater, www.theparamount.2019-piedmont-landscape-association-annual-seminar.

 

February 16, 2019 — Garden Basics:   Soil, Mulch and Compost
February 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Trinity Episcopal Church, 1118 Preston Avenue
Charlottesville, 22903 + Google Map
A successful garden begins with healthy soil. Learn how soil works and how to make yours work better.

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Shenandoah Valley Plant Symposium 2019 — Friday, March 15, 2019

Best Western Inn & Conference Center, Waynesboro

8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Regular Registration- $90 per person

For more information, go to www.waynesboro.va.us/971/Shenandoah-Valley-Plant-Symposium

Piedmont Master Gardeners Spring Lecture Series

Mark your calendar now!  The first of these popular lectures is in March.  Here’s the schedule:

Thursday, March 14 – Alex Niemiera, Virginia Tech School of Plant and Environmental Sciences presents “Gems in the Garden: Tree Characteristics that Add Grace to Your Landscape.”

Thursday, March 21 – Janet Davis, Hill House Farm and Nursery presents “Native Plants for Harmonious Gardens.”

Thursday, March 28 – Adria Bordas, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Fairfax County presents “Tips for Keeping Your Vegetable Garden Pest and Pesticide Free.”

Thursday, April 4 – Steve and Karen McCurdy, Butterfly Society of Virginia present “The Mysteries of the Marvelous Monarch.”

All lectures are held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., in room A of the Albemarle County Office building on 5th Street Extended, just off I-64 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Cost to attend is $8; reserve a place online at piedmontmastergardeners.org/events beginning the 14th of February or purchase at the door.

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