Biweekly Update – February 28, 2019

New Announcements:

1.    Save the Date: Protecting Pollinators in Urban Landscapes –  Cincinnati, Ohio – October 7-9, 2019

2.    Cullowhee Native Plant Conference – Western Carolina University – July 17-20, 2019

3.    2019 Sustainable Urban Agriculture Certificate Program – March 9-June 1, 2019

4.    Piedmont Master Gardeners and Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards Annual Sale – Charlottesville, VA – May 4, 2019

5.    Education Day 2019 for Virginia Master Gardener Association – Roanoke, VA – May 4, 2019

6.    2019 New Mini-Grant Application Guidelines – due April 26, 2019

a)    Please talk to your Agent or Coordinator directly if you are interested in looking at these grants.

7.    Innovation in Greenhouse and Vertical Farming – Richmond, VA – March 12, 2019

8.    Monticello | UVA 23rd Annual Historic Landscape Institute, “Preserving Jefferson’s Gardens and Landscapes” – June 23-28, 2019

a)    This one-week course uses Monticello and the University of Virginia as outdoor classrooms to study historic landscape preservation.

b)    https://www.monticello.org/sites/default/files/HLI2019Flyer.edit_.pdf

March Announcements:

9.    25th Anniversary of the 2019 Horticultural Extravaganza – Yorktown, VA – March 2, 2019

10. Trees, Construction and Uninvited Guests: 2019 Roanoke Tree Care Workshop – Roanoke, VA – March 6, 2019

11. Annual Grow the Good Life Seminar –  Central Virginia Community College, Bedford Campus – March 9, 2019 (Registration officially open)

12. Gardening in the Valley Symposium – Winchester, VA – March 9, 2019

13. 26th Annual Gardening in the Northern Neck Seminar – White Stone, VA – March 23, 2019

a)    Website: http://nnmg.org/nngardeningseminar.asp

14. Weekly Calendar Updates – Northern Shenandoah Valley – March 2019

15. CSVMGA Bug Hotel Workshop – Central Shenandoah Valley – March 23, 2019

16. Register Now for 2019 Gardening in the Northern Neck Seminar – White Stone, VA – March 23, 2019

17. 2018 Food Security Summary – National Survey – Deadline: March 15, 2019

18. Loudoun County Gardening Symposium: “Let’s Get Growing” – Leesburg, VA – March 23, 2019 (Registration opens February 1)

19. Extension Good and Bad bugs webinar series – Feb 1 – Dec 6, 2019

a)    https://articles.extension.org/pages/74786/2019-all-bugs-good-and-bad-webinar-series

April Announcements:

20. Horticultural Horizons – Chesterfiled County, VA – April 30, 2019

a)    Registration Form

21. Mid-Atlantic Garden Faire – Abingdon, VA – April 19 & 20

a)    Daily Admission $6

22. Spring Symposium: Wild about Natives – Fredericksburg, VA – April 13, 2019

23. Chesapeake Master Gardener Volunteers’ 2019 Annual Plant Sale – Chesapeake, VA – April 26-27, 2019

May Announcements:

24. VMGA Education Day – Virginia Western Community College – May 4, 2019

25. Save the Date: Annual Plant Sale – Piedmont, VA – May 4, 2019

Other Announcements:

26. Follow the State Office on social media:

·      Facebook

·      Instagram

·      YouTube

27. Save the date for 2019 Master Gardener College!

September 19-22, 2019, Norfolk, Virginia

28. Resources for fertilization of lawns and for those involved with Healthy Virginia Lawns programming  

29. Do you have questions coming in to your Extension Master Gardener program and need to find some answers? Extension Search Resources for EMG Questions

30. Registration now open for online Plant Identification Classes by Longwood Gardens and NC State – Click Here

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