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How to Become an Extension Master Gardener

Northside Library Meeting Room 705 Rio Rd W, Charlottesville, VA

The Piedmont Master Gardeners and Virginia Cooperative Extension will host a free information meeting at Northside Library on how to take part in the 2023 training class for Extension Master Gardener volunteers serving Charlottesville and Albemarle County. For more information,...

Open House at the Rose and Pollinator Demo Gardens

The Center at Belvedere 540 Belvedere Boulevard, Charlottesville, VA

Do you want to attract monarch butterflies and other pollinators in the garden? Take this opportunity to visit an outstanding example of a newly planted rose and pollinator garden at The Center at Belvedere and learn from gardening experts and...

How to Become an Extension Master Gardener

Gordon Avenue Library Meeting Room 1500 Gordon Avenue, Charlottesville, VA

The Piedmont Master Gardeners and Virginia Cooperative Extension will host a free information meeting at Gordon Avenue Library on how to take part in the 2023 training class for Extension Master Gardener volunteers serving Charlottesville and Albemarle County. For more...

PMG Speakers Bureau: Albemarle’s Biodiversity Action Plan

The Center at Belvedere 540 Belvedere Boulevard, Charlottesville, VA

Christine Putnam, chair of Albemarle County’s Natural Heritage Committee and an Extension Master Gardener, will give a presentation on the county’s Biodiversity Action Plan at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 4, at The Center at Belvedere, 540 Belvedere Blvd. Register here...

How to Become an Extension Master Gardener

Crozet Library 2020 Library Avenue, Crozet, VA

The Piedmont Master Gardeners and Virginia Cooperative Extension will host a free information meeting at Crozet Library on how to take part in the 2023 training class for Extension Master Gardener volunteers serving Charlottesville and Albemarle County. For more information,...

Garden Basics: Love Food, Hate Waste

Trinity Episcopal Church 1118 Preston Avenue, Charlottesville

Examine the problem of wasted food—how much goes to waste, why waste happens, and why waste matters—and how to keep the valuable resources used to produce and distribute food from ending up in landfills. You will learn: strategies to reduce...

Free

Garden Basics: Why and How to Reduce Chemical Use in Your Yard and Garden

Trinity Episcopal Church 1118 Preston Avenue, Charlottesville

Integrated Pest Management is a great approach to creating a resilient garden and healthy home landscape. You will learn: why reducing chemical use is important; the basic issues with commonly used insecticides, herbicides, and synthetic fertilizers; how to follow Integrated...

Free

PMG Speakers Bureau: Wintertime De-icing Solutions That Reduce Potential Impacts

The Center at Belvedere 540 Belvedere Boulevard, Charlottesville, VA

The Center at Belvedere will host an in-person presentation by the Piedmont Master Gardeners on “Wintertime De-icing Solutions That Reduce Potential Impacts.” Participants will learn about smart choices for dealing with snow and ice that can reduce the impacts traditional...

Garden Basics: Pruning the Right Way at the Right Time (Class Is Full)

Trinity Episcopal Church 1118 Preston Avenue, Charlottesville

Pruning your trees and shrubs proactively can benefit their health and safety. Removing dead, broken, and diseased branches will allow the remaining portions of the plant to thrive. You will learn • How to improve appearance and structure, as well...

Free

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in these activities, please contact Trisha Costello at 434-872-4580 during business hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event. *TDD number is (800) 828-1120.