Happy first day of spring--even though winter weather is expected today for much of the state! ❄️❄️ Remember that we still have a few weeks of potential frost left.
Last frost dates: Tidewater Area Average last killing frost in spring 4/10 - 4/21 Piedmont Area Average last killing frost in spring 4/20 - 4/30 Mountain Area Average last killing frost in spring 5/10 - 5/15
Calling all Extension Master Gardeners! Are you interested in learning more about turf? Join us Friday, March 23 from 10 am - noon to learn about spring lawn care, including herbicides, spring seeding, and spring fertilization! To join the webinar: bit.ly/2FXKKAM... See MoreSee Less
Do you have a well or spring? Do you know what’s in your water? The Virginia Household Water Quality Program provides affordable water testing, help interpreting water test results, and information about addressing problems to Virginians with wells, springs and cisterns. Find an event near you: www.wellwater.bse.vt.edu/events.php... See MoreSee Less
Peas Be With You By Ray Novitske, Fairfax Master Gardener The old American saying goes, "Planting your peas on St. Patrick's Day will bring luck come harvest time." There is a lot of truth in that. Although you might need a little luck, a