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.
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
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 Scholarship
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
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.
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 - GoNative! (Registration required)