HAPPY NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK!!! Extension Master Gardeners are trained volunteer educators. They work within their local communities to encourage and promote environmentally sound horticulture practices through sustainable landscape management education and training. Learn more at ext.vt.edu/lawn-garden/master-gardener.html... See MoreSee Less
Extension Master Gardeners are trained volunteer educators. They work within their local communities to encourage and promote environmentally sound horticulture practices through sustainable landscape management education and training. Learn more at ext.vt.edu/lawn-garden/master-gardener.html Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Program Extension Master Gardener
High Ground Organics Farm in Watsonville, California, has a unique ability to affect surrounding wildlife and water quality. In this #Fridaysonthefarm, meet owners Jeanne Byrne and Stephen Pedersen who work hard to make those effects beneficial ones.
There's a new app out that allows people to act like a doctor for their lawn! It is called the Turf Doctor app and the Purdue associate professor in turfgrass entomology says that the app has "become an excellent teaching tool." ... See MoreSee Less
Just like a doctor, homeowners and professionals can now identify, diagnose and find the prescribed solution for lawn problems, according to their preferred choice of cultural, biological, or chemical options.
Master Gardener College has been a popular event with Virginia Master Gardeners since 1987. MG College is a multi-day event held at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia that includes gardening seminars, tours, workshops, and popular speakers from the horticulture and aboriculture fields. Each year, nearly 250 Master Gardeners attend this event. Master Gardener College is organized and administrated by staff in the office of the State Master Gardener Coordinator and by the Master Gardener College Advisory ... See MoreSee Less
Students are volunteering with the American Chestnut Foundation to plant fruit and nut trees in a buffer zone. They're trying to bring back "native foods and medicines" while also protecting the stream bank. ... See MoreSee Less