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  • By Susan Martin
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  • April 2019-Vol.5 No.4
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April 2019


 Blue Ridge PRISM Spring Invasive Plant Workshop

Tuesday, April 9, @ 6:30-8:30 P.M.
Albemarle High School in Charlottesville

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Through the Garden Gate Tour

Saturday, April 13, @10:00 A.M-12:00 P.M.

Through the Garden Gate, the 18th annual series of visits to local gardens in and around the Charlottesville area will begin on April 13, 2019 with a visit to Pam Sorenson’s Garden at 928 Rugby Road in Charlottesville, hosted by the Piedmont Master Gardeners and the Dogwood Garden Club. The garden is the result of a 10-year collaboration between Pam Sorenson and landscape designer Cole Burrell. The one-acre property features enormous magnolia and holly trees, a series of terraces defined by brick walls, a patio and fountain, a boxwood parterre garden, and a rock garden with three interconnecting pools.  For more details, visit http://piedmontmastergardeners.org/events/ or call 434-872-4581. Admission is $5.00.

Garden Basics: Vegetable Pests and Diseases

April 13 @ 2:00 pm4:00 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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Ivy Creek Natural Area Monthly Plant Walk

Saturday, April 20 @9:00-11:00 A.M.
Led by a member of the Jefferson Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society
Meet at the Kiosk by the parking lot
Ivy Creek Natural Area, 1780 Earlysville Rd., Earlysville

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Annual Plant Sale of the Jefferson Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society

Saturday, April 27 @1:00-3:00 P.M.
Ivy Creek Natural Area, 1780 Earlysville Rd., Earlysville

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Spring Open House, Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants

Saturday, April 27 @ 10:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M.
Tufton Farms

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Historic Garden Week /Albemarle County

Sunday, April 28 @10:00A.M.-4:00 P.M.

The tour features five properties west of Charlottesville in Ivy.

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Saturday, May 4  →  ANNUAL PLANT SALE

Presented by Piedmont Master Gardeners & Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards

10:00 am — 2:00 pm

 NEW LOCATION! Look for the tent at The Shops at Stonefield, 2100 Hydraulic Road, Charlottesville

Mark your calendar now — and be sure to note the new location!

The Green Elephant section of the sale has been growing in size and popularity over the last few years.  Consider donating your clean, no-longer-needed garden items:  decorative pots (no floral vases), garden books (no magazines), floral prints, tools in good shape and outdoor decorative garden items (including gnomes and flamingos!) are all appreciated.  Contact lilibetcoe@comcast.net about where and when to drop off donated items.




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