What's New

Herbarium Workshop, Wednesday, June 26, 11:00 a.m. - noon

Plant-A-Row for the Hungry Vegetable Collection 2024

Updated: Spring Workshops

Update: Spotlight on Bulbs in the Crevice Garden

2024 Well Water Testing: Read about the program and available discounts.

Update: Crevice Garden in Winter

Update: The Vegetable Garden at the Arboretum

Our Master Gardeners also build Creature Houses that you can order. Attract some Bluebirds, Owls or Mosquito eating Bats to your yard! Click here to print out a pdf of the Order Form.

Chesapeake's 2024 Intern Class started on January 9 and runs through graduation on March 26, 2024. Some of the things that they will learn are Botany, Landscape Design, Propogation and How to Grow Edible Herbs.  It also include 50 hours of volunteer training working with Perennial Gardeners and learning a variety of gardening skills.  

We maintain a list of ISA Certified Arborists by city. Click here for the pdf.

Chesapeake Master Gardeners' Speakers Bureau offers free, educational presentations to the community for groups composed of five or more individuals. Click here for more information. 

The newest edition of the Heron Chronicle for Fall 2023 is available to download at this LINK. The Summer 2023 Issue of the Heron Cronicle is available to download at this LINK.

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New Invasive species to be aware of!

The Two-Horned Trapa is an invasive aquatic plant. For more information on where and how to identify this plant Click Here.

 These are some photos from our Plant Sale. Lots of wonderful healthy plants to choose from and fabulous prices. It is scheduled for the last Friday and Saturday in April every year. 

2022 Plant Sale Collage




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