Biweekly Update – January 7, 2019

New Announcements:

  1. VMGA Education Day – Virginia Western Community College – May 4, 2019
  2. Arlington / Alexandria: January 2019 Public Education Programs
  3. VAFMA Market Manager Certification Course – January 25 – April 26, 2019
  4. 3rd Annual Seed Swap – Central Rappahannock Area – January 26, 2019
    • Wanda Johnson from VCE will speak on Native Fruits and Veggies
    • David Roos, Landscape Designer, will talk about Spring Clean-up
    • Master Gardener Pat Reilly will discuss gardening in Virginia clay
  5. Do you have questions coming in to your Extension Master Gardener program and need to find some answers? Extension Search Resources for EMG Questions
  6. County Fair Judging School Schedule 2019
    • Winter 2019 Judging School – The OMNI Homestead Resort, The Dominion Room – Janurary 5, 2019
  7. Louisa 2019 Extension Master Gardener Class
  8. Loudoun County Gardening Symposium: “Let’s Get Growing” – Leesburg, VA – March 23, 2019 (Registration opens February 1)
  9. Annual Grow the Good Life Seminar – Central Virginia Community College, Bedford Campus – March 9, 2019 (Registration officially open)

January Announcements:

  1. 2019 VAFHP Conference – Blacksburg, VA – January 28-29, 2018

February Announcements:

  1. Save the Date: Spring to Green – Danville, VA – February 2, 2019
  2. Save the Date: EcoSavvy Symposium – February 16, 2019 – Registration will open in early December
  • Balancing Form and Function in the Garden: How to Meld Beautiful and Sustainable Natives with Favorites from Around the World
  1. Western Reserve Herb Society: $10,000 National Horticulture Scholarship Available – Deadline: February 28, 2019

April Announcements:

  1. Horticultural Horizons – Chesterfield County, VA – April 30, 2019

Other Announcements:

  1. Follow the State Office on social media:
  1. National EMG Coordinator’s Webinar Recordings
  2. Save the date for 2019 Master Gardener College!
  • September 19-22, 2019, Norfolk, Virginia
  1. Pollinator Survey with Oregon State University
  2. Application for 2019 Master Gardener Training – Washington, VA
  3. Virginia Community Garden Network Year End Wrap Up
  4. Hanover Master Gardener Training Course
  5. $10,000 National Horticulture Scholarship AvailableResources for fertilization of lawns and for those involved with Healthy Virginia Lawns programming
  6. We want your input! Please share about what is going on in your area in regards to diversity work here: https://bit.ly/2PHKcEb
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