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                             EDUCATIONAL EVENTS/INFORMATION        

         2018 Prince George Master Gardener Horticulture Scholarship

The Prince George Master Association is accepting applications for the 2018 Prince George Master Gardener Horticulture Scholarship.  This scholarship awards at least one (1) scholarship of a minimum of one thousand ($1000.000) dollars.  These scholarships can be awarded to high school seniors or to students entering a college/university for the first time pursuing a degree in a plant science related field.

Interested students may download a scholarship application here.


2017 PGMGA Horticulture Scholarship recipients Matthew Mehfoud, Nathaniel Hendrick and Sydney Baxter (2016) were recognized at the August Master Gardener meeting.  They are pictured with their mothers.  Pictured (L to R)

Members of the Scholarship Committee are:
Earlene Hogg- Chairman
Jacqueline Shepperson
Andrea Schneck
Terrie Webb

                               GARDENING BASICS

The public is invited to the following session:


March 23 - "Companion Planting"

Participants will learn companion planting techniques.  Companion planting can help reduce fertilizer and pesticide needs in the garden.

These free classes will be held from 6-7 p.m. at the Prince George Library, 6605 Courts Drive.  Pre-registration is required to plan class activates.  For more information or to register, call the Prince George Extension office at 804 733- 2686.

The Gardening Basics series is sponsored by the Virginia Cooperative Extension Office with the cooperation of the Prince George Master Gardeners.

                               Congratulations to Caylin Stewart recipient
            of the 2015 Prince George Master Gardener Horticulture Scholarshi
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One of the purposes of the Prince George Master Gardener Association (PGMGA) is to promote education. The Prince George Master Gardener Association is pleased to announce a $1,000.00 scholarship was awarded to Caylin Stewart.  Caylin is a 2015 graduate of Charles City High School. 

Download a 2016 Prince George Master Gardener Scholarship Application Click here.

    MASTER GARDENERS AT THE PRINCE GEORGE LIBRARY
The Prince George Master Gardeners are committed to facilitate education in the county.   Each month they create a display board at the library that provides information about gardening. 


                      JANUARY LIBRARY DISPLAY BOARD
                            
                                Ask A Master Gardener
                        January & February Pruning List
                                        Pruning Basics
                      Native Plant of the Month - Redbud
                             A Gardener's Vocabulary

                     Click here to view the January topics.

                     NOVEMBER LIBRARY DISPLAY BOARD                                         
       View November's Library topics by clicking the links below.                        
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                  
November topics are: A Gardener’s Vocabulary…Forced Blooming
Invasive plant: “Kudzu”
A Virginia Native Plant Winterberry Holly
What to do with all those leaves!!!
Ask a Master Gardener
                         
                                                                                                                                  
 

                       OCTOBER LIBRARY DISPLAY BOARD
                  View October's topics by clicking the links below.

                            Native Plant Plant Solomons Seal                                            
                                                                                                                                   
                                    Invasive Garlic Mustard                                                       
                                                                                                                                   
                                       What's a Native Plant                                                        
                                                                                                                                    
                                                  Cutworm                                                                  
                                                                                                                                   
                                       Ask a Master Gardener                                                     
                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
                                       A Gardener's Vocabulary        

                                     

                  SEPTEMBER LIBRARY DISPLAY BOARD
         View September's topics by clicking the links below.

                                 September in the Garden

                                 Native Plant of the Month

                         Invasive Plant Purple Loosestrife                            

                                  Library 9-13 Aphids                                

                                  Ask a Master Gardener 

                                A Gardener's Vocabulary                                                                                                                                                   

                  AUGUST LIBRARY DISPLAY BOARD
           View August's topics by clicking the links below.

                              
August in the Garden

                                 Plant of the Month

                              Ask a Master Gardener

                                 A Gardener's Tips

                     Plant Disease Septoria Leaf Blight

                              A Gardener's Vocabulary

                    JULY LIBRARY DISPLAY BOARD
        View July's topics by clicking the links below.

                                
July in the Garden

                                Plant of the Month

                   Ask a Master Gardener - Perennials                    

                                    
Gardening Tips

                                      Kudzu Beetle

Display Board has information on what to do in the garden each month.Master Gardener and Project Coordinator
discuss a reference book on gardening.
Master Gardeners Earlene Hogg and Andrea Schneck stand with the September 2012 display board.Earlene and Andrea discuss insect of the month the praying mantis.
 

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2010 scholarship recipient Emily Lansing (2nd from R) accepts a certificate of recognition at the October Master Gardener Meeting from Scholarship Committee Members Alexandra Wunderly, Andrea Schneck, and Earlene Hogg.  (not pictured Jacqueline Shepperson)

The MG Class of 2010 learns about Basic Botany from Karen Carter.Karen explains the parts of leaves and their purposes.

                2010 PRINCE GEORGE MASTER GARDENER CLASS

          Preregistration required.  Click here for a copy of the class schedule.

PRINCE GEORGE
ELEMENTARYSCIENCE/MATH/CAREER DAY
Master Gardeners Alexandra Wunderly, Andrea Schneck, and Earlene Hogg visited 6 first grade classes at Harrison Elementary School on May 28.  Their presentation focused on our environment, what Master Gardeners do and elements needed by all living things.

               10th ANNUAL GOOD GARDENING SYMPOSIUM

                                                Saturday
                                           MARCH 10, 2012
                                        8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
                                   Prince George High School
                                     7801 Laurel Spring Road
                                          Prince George, VA
Our Speaker this Year Are:
Ruth Burch - Butterfly Society of Virginia
Kathy Chain - The Herbs of Happy Hill
Bill Swanson - Master Gardener, Powhatan
Chef Neil Stevens

Please join us.  You may download a registration brochure by clicking here.

                        9TH ANNUAL GOOD GARDENING SYMPOSIUM

Your Fantasy Garden...From the Ground Up...Soil*Water*Herbs*Bogs 
                                                  Saturday
                                           MARCH 12, 2011
                                        8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
                                   Prince George High School
                                     7801 Laurel Spring Road
                                          Prince George, VA
Healthy soil, water supplies, tasty herbs, and environmentally sound bog gardens are the topics of this year’s Symposium. Karen Shipp Kelly, Marney Terrill, Peggy Singlemann, and Phil Sheridan, Ph.D. will explain the elements of success for each of their areas of expertise.
Download a  Symposium Brochure here or Flyer here. 

                      8th ANNUAL GOOD GARDENING SYMPOSIUM
          From the Ground Up...How to Get the Most from Your Garden
                                                 Saturday
                                           MARCH 13, 2010
                                        8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
                                   Prince George HIgh School
                                     7801 Laurel Spring Road
                                          Prince George, VA

       Click here to download a brochure and registration form.

                    THE 7th ANNUAL GOOD GARDENING SYMPOSIUM

The Prince George Master Gardener Association hosted "Enrich the Environment -- Go Native" and welcomed gardening enthusiasts on Saturday, March 14, 2009.  The rainy day did not dampen the spirits of attendees as they earned how to better protect and enrich our larger world and our immediate surroundings.  Pictured are the symposium speakers; Master Naturalists and Wildlife Habitat Facilitators Jim and Denise Pilversack, Butterfly Society of Virginia member Ruth Burch, Virginia Native Plant Society member Catharine Tucker and Master Naturalist and Master Gardener Deirdre Roden. 

Master Gardeners prepare to welcome guests to the symposium.  Pictured are Barbara Geer and Ann Netick discussing the set up of displays and refreshments for the symposium.  In the background Gloria Carter and Alexandra Wunderly manage registration as Ellen Buchanan and Andrea Schneck arrange the luncheon area. To see more pictures of the symposium and other activities go to Photos.

March 14, 8:45 am - 3 pm, Prince George High School 
Enrich the Environment - Go Native! (Registration required)

Click here for symposium details.

Click here for registration form.