Fun at the Farmers Market

Charlottesville is a great place to live and grow your garden.  It is also a favorite of the satire website The Onion, primarily to poke fun at.  This article touches on a favorite of ours, the City Market: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA—Strolling…

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Charlottesville’s IPM approach

Many people have not heard of much less know what IPM is.  The EPA simply states “Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is an environmentally friendly, common sense approach to controlling pests.”   The University of California provides a more technical definition: …

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Another great Spring Plant Sale

We told you it was going to be fun! The Piedmont Master Gardeners hosted the Spring Plant Sale last Saturday, 4/30/2016, and it was another great success. We had more than 650 customers and almost 4,000 plants. Our 65-70 volunteers…

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New Garden Basics course

Some of our Master Gardeners spent this past winter planning a new series of gardening classes available free to the public.  The Garden Basics series is intended to meet the need for basic horticultural education. This education will address a…

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Spring Plant Sale coming soon!

  • March 15, 2016
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Join us for the Annual Spring Plant Sale!  Plenty of Free Parking! Please plan to join us on Saturday, April 30 from 9am-noon. This year marks our 15th annual sale, and we are excited that it will take place at…

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Spring Lecture Series tickets on sale now!

Piedmont Master Gardeners, in cooperation with the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, invite you to the 2016 Spring Garden Lecture Series, starting in March! The lectures are on the following Thursday evenings from 7:00 pm-8:30 pm in Room A at the Albemarle County Office…

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Welcome to our new MG trainees

The 2016 Master Gardener training program started off without a hitch, until the second class…snow day! We are grateful to have such a great group of enthusiastic learners and volunteers.  If you see one of our Interns at a Master…

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