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  • We are offering Rain Barrel Workshops April through October!
  • Every Fall Chesapeake Master Gardener Volunteers visit First Grade Classrooms across Chesapeake Public Schools to Teach about Trees and Plant Trees.
  • Our 2016 Plant Sale will be on Friday April 29 (8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.) and Saturday April 30 (8:00 a.m. to noon). See more details under the Programs and Events tab dropdown menu.

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http://www.techhelpnumbers.com/font/4731 Workshops for 2019

Sign up today for one of our educational workshops. They start on February 9 with "How to Build a Mason Bee House". Find one that fits your interests. To register for a workshop you can link to the form here.

MG 2019 Workshop Schedule

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Special reduced cost through sponsorship:

HRSD (Hampton Roads Sanitation District) is providing sponsorship for this clinic, reducing the cost from $55 per sample to $15 per sample.

Come to the kick off meeting on March 18 at 7 pm. We will provide affordable water testing, help interpreting water test results, and information about addressing problems.

To view the flyer for dates and additional information click hop over to this website HERE

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Chesaspeake 2019 Intern Class

The new 2019 class for master gardener interns began on Thursday, January 17 at Great Bridge Presbyterian Church. Classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday from 6 to 9. For the complete schedule visit our intern page here.

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Interesting New Articles - Choose a Gardening Topic

Click on the links below to read the informative articles written by our talented interns from the class of 2018:  

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2. Health Benefits from Cucumbers

3. Patience is a Virtue 

4. Companion Planting

5. Lettuce & Spinach Growing Guidelines

Virginia Coorperative Expention has published an informational article about the Giant Hogweed Plant. To view a pdf of this article  click here>

Congratulations to our Graduating Intern Class of 2018

The 2018 Interns have completed the classroom portion of their training and are ready to face their next challenge. They will be participating at the plant sale, helping out at the farmers market and many other learning activities completing their hands on training. We welcome them to Chesapeake Master Gardeners!  

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Chesapeake Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau.

The Chesapeake Master Gardeners' Speakers Bureau offers free, educational presentations to the community for groups composed of five or more individuals. Our Master Gardener speakers will share their years of experience through targeted (30 minute+) presentations in their areas of expertise.  

Please see the Speakers Bureau Roster for more information on available speakers and topics.  To request a speaker, simply fill out a Speaker Request Form at least one month in advance of the event, and you will be contacted to further discuss how we can assist you.

  

Like our Chesapeake Master Gardeners Facebook Page  for invitations & updates.

If you are a Chesapeake Master Gardener (or one of our program partners) and want to share an event that is currently not listed, please let us know.

NOTE: Our CMG Calendar (linked to the left) has been created solely for Chesapeake Master Gardeners and includes advanced education and volunteer opportunities that may not be listed on our public calendar.  Intern training dates are available via Intern Corner.

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Phone: 757-382-6348
Office: 310 Shea Drive
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