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November 2018

Garden Basics: Preparing the Garden for Winter

November 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Trinity Episcopal Church, 1118 Preston Avenue
Charlottesville, 22903
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Gardening does not have to end when the season cools. Ensure a successful spring by getting tips and recommendatins for "putting the garden to bed" this fall. COST: FREE HOW TO REGISTER: Send your name and name of class to…

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January 2019

Garden Basics: Gardening Tools and Tips

January 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Trinity Episcopal Church, 1118 Preston Avenue
Charlottesville, 22903
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Make gardening simpler, safer and more effective with proper tools and practices.

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February 2019

Garden Basics: Soil, Mulch and Compost

February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Trinity Episcopal Church, 1118 Preston Avenue
Charlottesville, 22903
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A successful garden begins with healthy soil. Learn how soil works and how to make yours work better.

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March 2019

Spring Lecture Series #1 – Gems in the Garden

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5th St. Albemarle County Office Building, 1600 5th Street Ext
Charlottesville, VA 22902
$8.00

Gems in the Garden: Tree Characteristics that Add Grace to Your Landscape Alex Niemiera, Professor in the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences at Virginia Tech and self-proclaimed tree lover, has been teaching woody landscape plant courses for over three…

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Garden Basics: Growing a Better Lawn

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Trinity Episcopal Church, 1118 Preston Avenue
Charlottesville, 22903
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Seed, fertilize, water and mow correctly to make your lawn green in every way.

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Spring Lecture Series #2 – Native Plants for Harmonious Gardens

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5th St. Albemarle County Office Building, 1600 5th Street Ext
Charlottesville, VA 22902
$8.00

Native plants like this Echinacea (Cone Flower) cope well with hot, dry weather.     Janet Davis, a trained horticulturist and owner of Hill House Farm & Nursery in Rappahannock, Virginia, will discuss how plants native to Central Virginia can…

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Spring Lecture Series #3 – Keeping Your Vegetable Garden Pest and Pesticide Free

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5th St. Albemarle County Office Building, 1600 5th Street Ext
Charlottesville, VA 22902
$8.00

Adria Bordas has been the Extension Agent in Fairfax County since 2001 and has extensive experience in pest detection, diagnosis of plant and insect problems, water quality protection, nutrient management, and invasive pest control. Adria believes a productive and strategic…

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April 2019

Spring Lecture Series #4 – The Mysteries of the Marvelous Monarch

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5th St. Albemarle County Office Building, 1600 5th Street Ext
Charlottesville, VA 22902
$8.00

Steve and Karen McCurdy have raised and studied butterflies for 26 years and are Co-Presidents of the Butterfly Society of Virginia, an organization dedicated to the conservation of butterflies, moths, and their habitats. Taking a look at the work being…

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Through The Garden Gate: Pam Sorenson’s Garden

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pam Sorenson’s Garden, 928 Rugby Rd.
Charlottesville, VA

Hosted by the Dogwood Garden Club An unfolding story is how Pam Sorenson     describes her collaboration with landscape   designer Cole Burrell. The property, nearly an acre and a quarter, is blessed with remarkable bones. Enormous magnolia and holly trees stand…

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Garden Basics: Vegetable Pests and Diseases

April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Trinity Episcopal Church, 1118 Preston Avenue
Charlottesville, 22903
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Prevent common pests and diseases and treat them safely and effectively when they arrive.

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