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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Winter Home Gardening Series Begins Saturday

Hanover County Master Gardeners have announced the dates for the Winter 2018 Home Gardening Series.  Beginning January 6, a series of 15 free classes will be held each Saturday.


The dates, times, topics and locations of the 2018 Winter Home Gardening Series are:

January 6:  Container Gardening at the Mechanicsville Library, 9:30 a.m.

January 13:  Composting at the Ashland Library, 9:30 a.m.

January 20:  Herb Gardening at the Mechanicsville Library, 9:30 a.m.

January 27:  Save money and eat better with homegrown vegetables at the Montpelier Library at 10 a.m.

February 3:  Bees of the Eastern U.S. at the Mechanicsville Library, 9:30 a.m.

February 10:  Good bugs, bad bugs, CSI in the garden at the Ashland Library, 9:30 a.m.

February 17:  Basics of hardwood pruning at the Mechanicsville Library, 9:30 a.m.

February 24:  Beautify your world with flowers at the Ashland Library, 9:30 a.m.

March 3:  Starting seeds indoors - get a jump start on your garden at the Mechanicsville Library, 9:30 a.m.

March 10:  Landscape design - right plant, right place at the Atlee Library at 10:15 a.m.

March 17:  Gardening the organic way at the Mechanicsville Library, 9:30 a.m. 

March 24:  Reds, blacks and blues – berries, that is at the Montpelier Library at 10 a.m.

March 31:  Preserving your garden bounty with canning, freezing and hydrating at the Mechanicsville Library, 9:30 a.m.

April 7:  Native plants at the Ashland Library, 9:30 a.m.

April 14:  Have a lawn to be proud of at the Mechanicsville Library, 9:30 a.m.


All classes are free and open to the public.  If you have any questions, please contact the Hanover County Extension Office at (804) 752-4310.

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