Sustainable Vegetable Series
March 15, & March 22
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Please call 703-792-7747 to register
Growing our own food, using nature as a guide and incorporating sustainable practices is good for our bodies and good for the earth.
February 8 - Getting your soil ready for your garden
March 15 - Using best practices in your vegetable garden
March 22 - Plant families and how to manage them.
Sustainable Vegetable Series Presentation Part 1
Planting a Pocket Meadow, March 27
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Chinn Park Regional Library
13065 Chinn Park Drive, Prince William, VA 22192
Have a small space in your landscape that you want to convert from turf to flowers? Small 'pocket meadows' -- more like informal native perennial borders provide space for pollinator visits and habitat for seed-eating birds. Join Kevin Munroe, Park Manager, Huntley Meadows Park in Fairfax County for a discussion about small meadow planting and maintenance. This class is free; please register. Please call 703-792-7747 or email email@example.com for more information.
VCE - Prince William Drinking Water Clinic
Kick-off Meeting: March 31, 7 - 8:30 pm
Results Interpretation Meeting: May 12, 7 - 9 pm
9248 Lee Avenue, Old Courthouse, Manassas
Sample Drop-off: April 2, 6:30-10 am
The goal of the Virginia Household Water Quality Program is to improve the water quality of Virginians with private water supplies, such as wells, springs and cisterns. Results and information about possible treatment options. The kick-off meeting introduces water quality concerns in our area; kits will be provided. The interpretation meeting will explain the report, include a discussion and answer questions on dealing with water problems. For more information on this statewide program go to www.wellwater.bse.vt.edu/clinics
How much does it cost? $49. NO CASH PLEASE - CHECKS OR MONEY ORDERS ONLY! Fee will be collected at the KICK OFF MEETING 3/31/14.
*Water Samples MUST be dropped off on April 2nd between 6:30 am and 10 am at the
VCE - Prince William Office
8033 Ashton, Suite 105, Manassas, 20109
Ten Steps to a Greener Lawn
Earth Day Celebration
Sunday, April 27, 2014
St. Francis of Assisi Parish
18825 Fuller Heights Road
Triangle, VA 22172
Extension Horticulture Help Desk
Drop off samples at the office or leave a message about your insect disease or gardening question. Staffed by Master Gardener Volunteers. Call 703-792-7747 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Virginia Cooperative Extension complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are a person with a disability and require accommodations for a workshop, meeting or event; call (703-792-6285/TDD PC 1-800-828-1120) at least five days prior to the event