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Virginia Cooperative Extension
Horticulture Classes

Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) 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 Master Gardener 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 Tammy Radford, Prince William 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.


Upcoming Classes 

Saturday in the Garden 2019
Teaching Garden
9535 Linton Hall Rd, Bristow, VA 20136

April 13 - Container Gardening with Native Plants and Spring Lawn Care.  Learn Container Gardening as well as proper methods of weed control. Plant family of the month: The Mint Family.

May 11 - Gardening in Small Spaces and Swallowtail Saturday.  Don't let small spaces stop you from creating a beautiful, bountiful surrounding, and learn what plants to attract butterflies. Also, MGPW Spring Plant Sale.  Plant Family of the Month: The Parsley Family.

Container Gardening
May 30, 2019, 12:30p.m.
Bull Run Regional Library
 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas, VA 20110

Create a container garden that is functional and gorgeous. Vegetables, ornamentals, and irrigation will be covered.

Invasive Plants Class
May 18, 2019, 10a.m. – 12p.m.
Silver Lake Park
15800 Silver Lake Rd., Haymarket, VA

Got Weeds? All weeds are not created equal!  Learn what to plant, what to avoid and how to manage aggressive, non-native plants in your landscape.   This class will include a slow hike, so dress accordingly!


Classes are free, but please register by contacting the Extension Horticulture Help Desk at 703-792-7747 or

VCE prince William Drinking Water Clinic -  Do you know what's in your well water?

March 25, 2019 7:00 to 8:30 pm (Kick-Off Meeting)

PWC Board Chamber, McCoart Bldg., 1 County Complex Ct., Woodbridge, VA 22192

March 27, 2019, 6:30 to 10:00 am ONLY (Sample drop off)

VCE Office, 8033 Ashton Ave., Suite 105, Manassas, VA 20110

May 6, 2019, 7:00 to 9:00 pm (Results Class)

PWC Board Chamber, McCoart Bldg., 1 County Complex Ct., Woodbridge, VA 22192

Test your well water through the Virginia Household Water Quality Program. Cost $55. Pre-payment can be made in person or by mail at the VCE office at 8033 Ashton Avenue, Suite 105, Manassas VA 20109. If mailing payment, please include your phone number and email in case we need to contact you before the kick-off meeting. Do not send pre-payment by mail after 3/16 to ensure we will have received it before kits are distributed. NO CASH PLEASE - CHECKS OR MONEY ORDERS ONLY! Make checks out to "Treasurer, Virginia Tech". Please note there is a $50 returned check fee.



If you are a person with a disability and require any auxiliary aids, services or other accommodations to participate in any of these workshops, please notify Virginia Cooperative Extension at 703-792-6285/TDD PC 1-800-828-1120.




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