FREE Native Plant Propagation Workshop Saturday, June 16, 2018 1-3 PM

Native Plant Propagation Workshop, Saturday, June 16, 2018 , 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Free to the public Join the experts from the Nature Foundation at Wintergreen for this hands-on workshop. Learn how and why to use native plants in natural landscapes. Learn successful dormacy breaking techniques of native seeds Importance of record keeping Seedling transplanting secrets The workshop takes …

Recommended Reading

As many of you know, my first career was as a reference librarian and books, along with plants, are my passion. I am going to use this space to periodically share with you books I think you will enjoy. I just finished reading The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben (Greystone Books, 2015). Wohlleben is a German forester and …

Winter Months and Gardening

Lots to Learn! Not much gardening gets done in January and February, unless you count taking care of houseplants as gardening. The winter months are a time to pour through seed catalogs, dream of spring and warmer weather – and attend garden seminars. The first two months of the year are downtimes, too, for horticulture professionals, and many take advantage …

Become a Rockbridge Area Master Gardener!

Love plants? Want to learn more about gardening? Are you frustrated that your vegetable garden never seems to be productive enough? Or that your landscaping looks a little haphazard? Want to learn, share, and help your community? The Rockbridge Area Master Gardeners are offering a new class starting mid-January 2017. Anyone with an interest in gardening and a desire to …