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Grow as a Gardener with Master Gardeners

Grow as a Gardener with Master Gardeners

We host Master Gardener events at both our Porter and Salem Church branches. Here’s your chance to learn gardening from the best practitioners!

Cover to Vegetable Gardening the Colonial Williamsburg WayAt Porter Branch, the Master Gardeners teach vegetable gardening as they prepare beds, weed, control pests, and harvest in our S.E.R.V.E. Garden on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays, 6:30-7:00.   

At Salem Church Branch, the Master Gardeners hold clinics in the lobby to field your plant, turf, pruning, insect, and other garden-related questions on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 6:00-8:00.

Need a book before your visit to the Master Gardeners? Try one of these:

Fine Gardening: Easy-to-grow Vegetables—Greens, Tomatoes, Peppers, & More

High-yield Vegetable Gardening: Grow More of What You Want in the Space You Have by Colin McCrate

Vegetable Gardening the Colonial Williamsburg Way: 18th-century Methods for Today’s Organic Gardeners by Wesley Greene

The Virginia Gardener’s Companion: An Insider’s Guide to Low-maintenance Gardening in Virginia by Donna Williamson