This is the website of the Prince George Master Gardeners, an affiliate of the Virginia Cooperative Extension which is a partnership of Virginia Tech and Virginia State University.
Meetings are the first Monday in February, April, June, August, October, and December at 6:30 p.m. in the conference room, Prince George Library, 6605 Courts Drive Prince George, VA 23875. The Extension Office is located at 6380 Scott Memorial Park, P.O. Box 68, Prince George, VA 23875 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 804 733-2686.
Virginia Master Gardeners are volunteer educators who work within their communities to encourage and promote environmentally sound horticulture practices through sustainable landscape management education and training. Virginia Master Gardeners bring the resources of Virginia's land-universities, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University to the people of the commonwealth.
2017 "NEW GREATER TOMATO CONTEST JULY 22, 2017 At the Prince George Farmers Market Scott Memorial Park Drive, Prince
George, VA 23875 SPONSORED BY: Prince George Master Gardeners Virginia Cooperative
Extension-Prince George And Prince George Farmers Market
One grand prize winner from each age group will be selected
from the following categories:
Heaviest Tomato Naturally Beautiful Tomato Tiniest Tomato Unusual/Ugliest Tomato Tomatoes may be ripe or unripe
Children (12 Years and Younger)
Adult (13 Years and
Tomato drop-off will begin at 8:00AM
and end at 11:00AM Winners will be announced at 12:00PM
The prizes are bragging rights for growing the “Greatest
Tomatoes”, ribbons and your picture in the newspaper with the Prince George
Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of
age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national
origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic
information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. An equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer. If you are a person with a disability
and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to
participate in this activity, please contact Scott Reiter, Prince George Unit,
at 804-733-2686 (TDD*) during business hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss
accommodations 5 days prior to the event. *TDD number is (800) 828-1120.
Contact the Virginia Cooperative
Extension Prince George Office (733-2686) for information about becoming a
2017 PRINCE GEORGE MASTER GARDENERS 11TH ANNUAL SPRING PLANT SALE & CLINIC Saturday, May 20, 8:30am-12:30pm Prince George Regional Heritage Center parking lot (6406 Courthouse Road, Prince George, VA 23875)
Our plants make terrific additions to your gardens. We strive to offer plants that are healthy, well established and reasonably priced. Have your gardening questions answered by the experts.
Congratulations 2017 Prince George Master Gardener Class Left to Right: Don Yavorsky, Becky Joyner, Greg Dommert, Juanita Thorne, Debra Kaufman, Jennifer Mason, Connie Mason, Brenda Gay, James Gay, Jennie Lockett, Charles Leonard, Tracy Wray, Ashleigh Wray, Cindy Hancock, Regenia Grubbs, Lori DePrisco, and Len DePrisco.
Thanks gardening enthusiast for joining us for The Prince George Master Gardeners 15th Annual Good Gardening Symposium
"Gardening - A Labor of Love"
Our Deepest Appreciation to our Presenters: Lisa Mason Ziegler - Cut-flower farmer, author and nationally recognized speaker on cut-flower growing. David Pippin - Sought after designer of floral arrangements, popular consultant on garden design and educator. Larry Newman - Chesterfield Master Gardener and Garden Columnist for the Village New in Chester, Va. Bob Schamerhorn - Award winning nature photographer, lecturer, tour guide, photography mentor, and enthusiast.
for making this an inspirational and educational day of gardening information.
Please plan to attend our 16th Annual Gardening Symposium planned for March 10, 2018
HORTICULTURE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD. PLEASE GO TO THE EDUCATION TAB.
Have a gardening question?
We'll do our best to answer it!!
Email Us: ASKAMASTERGARDENERPG@GMAIL.COM
OUR PGMGA OFFICERS FOR 2016-2017 ARE:
President - Cheryl Sebera Vice President - Barbara Geer Secretary - Edith Fleming Treasurer - Earlene Hogg Historian - Beth Saunders
Most weeks the Petersburg Progress Index publishes a gardening article written by a Prince George Master Gardener. Please go to the Education Tab to access these articles.
2015 GOOD GARDENING SYMPOSIUM MARCH 14, 2015 The Barn Theatre at Richard Bland College
Our 13th Annual Good Gardening Symposium was a wonderful success. Thanks to everyone for sharing this terrific day of gardening ideas and education. We hope to see you again next year.
Our speakers were: Scott Burrell, Horticulture Manager - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Lisa Sanderson, Extension Agent - Henrico County Will Hooker, Permaculture designer, Emeritus Professor Dan Nortman, Unit Coordinator Extension Agent - York County
Would you like to be a Prince George Master Gardener? For additional information contact Scott Reiter, Extension Agent, Crop and Soil Science on 804 733-2686.
LEARN HOW THE PRINCE GEORGE MASTER GARDENER ASSOCIATION SUPPORTS THE NEW LIBRARY BY GOING TO THE EDUCATION TAB
SEE THE MONTHLY LIBRARY DISPLAY BOARD GO TO EDUCATION TAB
Thank you fellow gardeners for supporting our 11th ANNUAL GOOD GARDENING SYMPOSIUM
MARCH 9TH, 2013
"The Natural Progress of Gardening"
"Increase your gardening knowledge from planting to preserving." Download a registration: To download in word format click here. If you prefer PDF click here. GGS Flyer click here.
10th ANNUAL GOOD GARDENING SYMPOSIUM
MARCH 10TH, 2012
Indulge Your Senses.... at the 10th Annual Good Gardening Symposium
Enhance your knowledge so you may enjoy your garden with all your senses. Download a registration: To download in Word format click here. When asked if you wish to open or save this file, please select save. If you prefer PDF click here.
Andrea Schneck and Earlene Hogg instruct Master Gardener Interns on pruning ornamentals at the Richard Bland College Water Garden. This session was available to the public.