Registration required. (Registration typically opens one month in advance of the workshop date.)
Rain Barrel Workshops require a fee.
October 13 - Rain barrel Workshop
Make a 55 gallon rain barrel for use at your home. 9-10 am, Virginia Beach Farmers Market, 3640 Dam Neck Road, VB. $50 fee.
Click here to register.
October 27 - Bird Bark Butter Log
Attrach many beautiful and colorful birds to your backyard with a bark butter log feeder. Build a bark butter log and whip up a batch of bark butter.
9:00-10:30 am, HRAREC
Gardening Talks - 7:00 pm
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
No cost or registration.
October 8 - Herbs: Preserving the Harvest
Cyndi Wyskiewicz, VCE Extension Agent - Horticulture, Portsmouth
Learn how to harvest, dry and store your herbs.
October 22 - A Conversation About Insect Pests & Your Home
Jack Horsley, Technical Specialist, Terminix
Insect pests may have a significant impact on health or property value, which drives a need to control them. Some may look fearsome, but could be tolerated with little consequence. Here we will survey some common insects found in Hampton Roads and discuss which category they might fall into.
November 26 - Introduction to Hydroponics
Brian Tromley, Owner, I Love Hydroponics
Brian will discuss types of hydroponic systems, pH and the advantages of hydroponic gardening vs. growing plants in soil. He will also explain options for indoor lighting and hydroponic systems that work great outdoors.
December 3 - Orchids: 101
Frank Drew, Past President and Show Chairman, Tidewater Orchid Society
Learn tips on care, culture, bugs, repotting, and rebooking of orchids. Frank will answer all of your orchid questions.