What's New

Learn something new at one of our Fall Workshops.

Build your own Terrarium or Garden Trellis or make a Natural Magnolia Wreath. Click here to go to the Registration Form

Mark your calendar to attend one of these upcoming Fall events.

Click on each event for additional information.

Fall Garden Fair - Saturday, September 16, 11 am to 2 pm

Chesapeake Celebrates TREES - Saturday, October 10, 10 am to 4 pm

2023 Southeast Virginia HOKIE BUGFEST - Saturday, October 14, 10 am to 2 pm

Volunteers Needed for Tree Planting Days

Volunteers Needed for Invasive Plant Removal at the Chesapeake Arboreatum

Plant a Row at Taylors Do It Center, 330 S Battlefield Blvd

The last day for Plant A Row is Tuesday, September 26. We have collected 9,581 lbs. as of Septmber 1. To learn more and read a great article published by our local news CLICK HERE!

Watch a video about Plant A Row and how you can contribute to this wonderful program.


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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