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Green Thumb Gardening Series

The VCE Master Gardeners presents this series every Tuesday noon to 3pm

for 5 weeks starting April 14, 2015 on a variety of gardening topics.

Cost for all 5 sessions is $30 or $8 per session.

Click for Series Informational Flyer

Green Thumb Gardening Series 2015 Registration


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Gardening Talks

The VCE Virginia Beach Master Gardeners presents this series over

a period of 7 select months in 2015 on a variety of gardening topics.

This series is aimed at educating the public, which is the primary mission of master gardening.

Location: Virginia Beach Central Library at 7-8PM:

January 26: "Japanese Maples and Orchids, Oh My"

March 23: "Eating Your Garden"

April 27: "Beneficial Insects"

May 18: "Hydrangeas—More Than Just Mopheads"

June 1: "Tropic Effects: How to create, keep and care for your Jungle"

August 24: "Small Trees and Shrubs for Your Native Garden"

October 26: "Putting Your Garden to Bed for the Winter"

December 7: "Design and Horticulture of Container Gardening"

2015 Gardening Talks Flyer

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Rain Barrel Workshops

9 am on the following Saturdays

April 11, May 2, June 20, July 11, August 15, & September 12

Virginia Beach Farmers Market

3640 Dam Neck Road, Virginia Beach , VA 23453

Limit 20/workshop costs $50/barrel

(1 MG CE hr)

Early Registration Required Click Here

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Spring Plant Sale

Sat., May 2 9am-3pm  & Sun., May 3 10am-2pm

The Farmer’s Market - Princess Anne & Dam Neck Rd

Rain or Shine * Cash or Check Only * ATM on site

Plant Sale Flyer Click Here

2015 Plant List


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Become a Virginia Beach Master Gardener

Orientation sessions for prospective applicants will be held

 10 am-12 noon on: Tuesday May 5 & Thursday May 14

VB Municipal Center, Bldg. 14, 2449 Princess Anne Rd., in Rm. 217

for more information click here

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Events listed below are for Master Gardeners or MG Interns only:

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Quarterly Update Meetings

Virginia Beach Central Library

9:00 a.m. on the following dates:

March 6, 2015 hosted by Princess Anne

June 5, 2015 hosted by Great Neck

September 4, 2015 hosted by Little Neck

December 4, 2015 hosted by Kempsville

 (Master Gardeners and Interns)

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VBMGA Board Meetings

10:00 a.m. on the following dates:

Thursday, March 2 at Building 14

Friday, May 22 at AREC

Friday, August 21 at Building 14

Friday, November 20 at Building 14

(Normal attendees are Board Members)

(All members are welcome, a 14 day advance notice is required for Board presentations )

(Please refer to VBMGA Bylaws, Article VI, Section 3(a) Meetings)

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Landscape Makeovers: Fresh Looks for Established Yards

VBMGA Education Committee

Continued Education Opportunity

Monday, April 20, 2015

Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Training Academy

411 Integrity Way

(4.5 MG CE hrs.)

Registration Closed

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Updated 04-14-2015



For Active MGs