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Gardening Talks

The VCE Virginia Beach Master Gardeners has presented 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"

Reschedule Date TBA "Tropic Effects: How to create, keep and care for your Jungle"

March 23: "Eating Your Garden"

April 27: "Beneficial Insects"

May 18: "Hydrangeas—More Than Just Mopheads"

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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Rescheduled to March 14th


Saturday March 14th, 2015

8:30 am – 1:30 pm

at Hampton Roads

Agricultural Research and Extension Center

1444 Diamond Springs Road, VB

Event is free and open to the public

Pre-registration is required

Tree Talks 2015 Registration

Informational Flyer 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


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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

Rescheduled Date TBA

(4.5 MG CE hrs.)

Registration and Information


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‘Slow, Low and Grow’

Master Gardener Regional Advanced Training

Friday March 13, 2015

Tidewater Community College - 1428 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, VA 23322

Registration: 8:30 a.m. Program: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Registration Form and Information

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This training is full.  Registration is closed.

Wildlife Habitat for Master Gardeners

Friday, March 20, 2015

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (arrive by 8:15 to check in please)

VT Hampton Road Agricultural Research Extension Center (AREC)


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2015 Horticultural Extravaganza

March 21, 2015 8:30-3:00

Tabb High School $16 (plus optional $5 afternoon sessions)

Registration (http://www.yorkcounty.gov/Portals/0/vce/2015heregform.pdf 

Schedule (http://www.yorkcounty.gov/Portals/0/vce/2015heschedule.pdf

(3 MG CE plus 1.5 CE for afternoon session)


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Gardening in the Northern Neck Seminar

What's New and What's Tried and True

Saturday, March 28, 8 am to 3 pm

(4.5 MG CE hrs.)

Register after Feb. 1, $25


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Updated 02-26-2015



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