Weather reminder: If Prince William County Schools close early or are closed due to inclement weather, classes and programs will be cancelled and will be rescheduled. Please call 703-792-7747 for more information.
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 register online using our
Horticulture Class Registration Form.
Saturday in the Garden - Taught by VCE - Prince William Master Gardener Volunteers at the Teaching Garden at St. Benedict Monastery, 9535 Linton Hall Road, Bristow, 20136. All programs are free and run from 9 a.m. - noon. Registration is requested. Please call 703-792-7747 or email
October 10 - Living Soil - Healthy soil is a web of life, retaining and cycling nutrients into the right forms at the right rates, building soil structure, suppressing disease-causing organisms, protecting plants, and decomposing toxic compounds. Learn about the necessary elements of a healthy soil web. Join the Cooks’ Garden team and learn seed saving tips.
Ask a Master Gardener your Gardening Questions -
Call 703-792-7747 for more information.
October 6, 2015 6:30 pm
McCoy Room at Sudley North Government Building
7987 Ashton Avenue, Suite 105, Manassas 20109
Learn about varieties of orchids, light requirements, and where they like to be. Also, there will be a demonstration of re-potting an orchid. Please click here for a flyer of the Orchid program. Please reserve your space with the Horticulture Help Desk, 703-792-7747 or email@example.com
Basics of Gardening
Powell’s Creek - McCoart Building
1 County Complex Court, Prince William, VA 22192
February 20, 27, March 12
SNOW DATE: March 19
9 am to 1 pm
Through instruction by Master Gardeners and Extension Staff, students will learn some of the science behind gardening, plant culture and pest and disease solutions. The series will focus on research-based knowledge of plant resistance, problem avoidance and the most effective control strategies. Please click here for the Basics of Gardening brochure.
Please call 703-792-7747 for more information. $5 per class or $10 for the series.
Sustainable Vegetable Gardening Series
13065 Chinn Park Dr., Woodbridge, VA 22192
February 6, 13, March 5
SNOW DATE: March 26
10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Growing our own food, using nature as a guide and incorporating sustainable practices is good for our bodies and good for the earth. These 3 classes cover the essential topics — planning the garden, using organic sustainable techniques to develop healthy productive gardens, and growing good garden soil. These practices are on display at our Teaching Garden and showcased in our Saturday in the Garden programs. There is no charge for these classes; but class is limited to 60, please register. Taught by the Master Gardener Cook’s Garden Team. Please call 703-792-7747 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teaching garden at St. Benedict Monastery
9424 Linton Hall Road, Bristow, VA 20136
February 20, 2016
1:30 to 3:30 pm
Taught by Rachel Habig-Myers, MS, MPS. Learn best practices for timing, techniques for pruning trees and shrubs. This class includes a classroom and hands-on information. Dress for the weather. This class is free, but please register by calling 703-792-7747 or email email@example.com Space is limited
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
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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.