Master Gardener 2016 Training Class started in January

Date/Time:  Tuesday's mid January to mid April 6-9 pm Location: Lake Monticello Firehouse – Maple Room Address: 14 Slice Rd, Palmyra For more information Click here. … [Continue Reading]

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Horticultural Help Desk – 2016

The Fluvanna Master Gardeners will be holding the Horticultural Help Desk at the following sites in 2016: - On every Tuesday from 2 to 5 pm April through October and on selected Saturdays each month from 11:30 am to 2:00, we will be at the … [Continue Reading]

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Statewide hotline for dealing with human-wildlife conflict

---------- Forwarded message ----------From: Parkhurst, Jim <jparkhur@vt.edu> Date: Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 11:07 AMSubject: Roll-out of the new VA Wildlife Conflict HotlineTo: VCE-ANR@listserv.vt.edu Colleagues: After about 12-15 years of … [Continue Reading]

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Deer: A Garden Pest – a FMG/VCE/VT publication

Deer eating your garden? See our Fluvanna Master Gardener and VCE/VT  educational publication entitled  "Deer: A Garden Pest".  Learn what measures to take and what plants are less attractive to browsing deer. Click here to read to … [Continue Reading]

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Welcome

Welcome to the Fluvanna Master Gardener site. Learn about the Virginia Master Gardener Program. Find out what Master Gardeners are doing in Fluvanna. 2016 Master Gardener Training:  Apply now for the 2016  Training Class. Fluvanna Master … [Continue Reading]

Welcome To The Fluvanna Master Gardener Web Site

Our Mission

We are a local chapter of the Virginia Master Gardeners Association.

Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners (VCE-MGs) are volunteers working in partnership with the Virginia Cooperative Extension to encourage and promote environmentally sound horticulture practices in the community through sustainable landscape management. VCE-MGs play a vital role in educating and reaching out to their local community. Each Master Gardener contributes at least 20 service hours per year in addition to completing 8 hours of continuing education.

Master Gardeners help the Extension Service solve gardening problems and teach environmentally sound practices by:

  • Working in information booths at community events and fairs
  • Maintaining demonstration gardens
  • Answering garden questions at plant clinics
  • Teaching horticulture to beginning gardeners and youth
  • Using special talents, such as writing and photography, to benefit the program.