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Horticulture Classes



Virginia Cooperative Extension Horticulture classes are free (unless noted) and are open to the public. Pre-registration is required for classes. Note that class cancellations are determined by the weather and number of registrations. For more information or to register, call the Extension Horticulture Help Desk at 703-792-7747 or email.

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Christina Hastings at 703-792-6285/TDD* during business hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event. *TDD number is (800) 828-1120.



October 13, Putting the Garden to Bed.  VCE and Master Gardener Christina Hastings will walk you through the steps you should take now, before the first frost, to clean up and prep your garden for the spring.  Register here.

October 20, Groundcovers. Join VCE Environmental Educator Natali Walker as she discusses the benefits of groundcovers for problem areas of your landscape, such as deep shade and hard to mow places.  Register here.

October 27, Seed Saving.  Join VCE and Master Gardener Jannell Bryant for a discussion on the benefits of seed saving and how to collect and store your seeds.  Register here.

November 3, Tree Planting.  Fall is a great time to plant trees and shrubs.  Join Virginia Cooperative Extension for a look at the proper way to plant a tree or shrub.  Register here.

November 17, Holiday Arrangements.  Join Virginia Cooperative Extension for tips and tricks to beautify your home for the upcoming holidays.  Register here.

December 8, Garden Goodies.  Do you need some ideas for holiday gifts for the gardener on your list?  Join Virginia Cooperative Extension and Prince William Master Gardeners as we highlights some of our favorite gardening tools, accessories, books, etc.  Register here.

December 15, Winter Sowing.  Back by popular demand!  Join Virginia Cooperative Extension for all you need to know to get a jump start on gardening.  A great, mess free, economical way to jump start your seeds outdoors during the winter.  Register here.

All previous Wednesday Zoom classes have been posted on our YouTube channel.


Several VCE units are working together to provide a variety of online recorded garden-focused classes and informational videos. See the links below.

View Recorded Classes and Informational Videos at:

VCE-Prince William: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCieUH29UpfDHJiaEfon5qCQ

VCE-Arlington/Alexandria: https://mgnv.org/reading-room/master-gardener-virtual-classroom/

VCE-Culpeper: https://video.vt.edu/playlist/dedicated/1_vhxqtf04/

VCE-Fauquier: https://fridaysinthegarden.blogspot.com/

VCE-Stafford: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtUGDaw8YUMOe2eWCdBPq1w

VCE-Master Gardener Program: https://www.facebook.com/VCEMasterGardenerProgram/live

VCE-Virtual Farm to Table Tour: https://fauquier.ext.vt.edu/programs/FarmtoTable.html


Virginia Cooperative Extension complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are a person with a disability and require auxiliary aids services or other accommodations for a workshop or meeting please discuss your accommodation needs at least five days prior to the event with Virginia Cooperative Extension 703-792-6289/TDD PC 1-800-828-1120.

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