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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 Marie Welling, Prince William at 703-792-4731/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.


Irises: Culture and Care in the Integrated Landscape
June 3, 2017, 10 am—12 noon
Historic Manassas Courthouse, 9250 Lee Ave., Old Town Manassas
Irises are among the easiest of perennials to grow, and they give an abundance of beauty with minimum care. Master Gardener Volunteer, Ross Eagles, iris enthusiast, and member of the American Iris Society will share his secrets!   This free class is for all ages, but please register so that we have sufficient materials, and in case there is a cancellation. 703-792-7747 or   Please click here to register


12 Steps for a Greener Lawn

Learn how to make the best use of valuable resources – your time and money – while learning about research-based best management practices for turf fertilization, maintenance practices and timings that prevent problems and help protect your neighborhood streams, lakes, ponds and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay.

Saturday, April 1st, 2017
Haymarket-Gainesville Library, 14870 Lightner Road, Haymarket
10:15am - 12:00pm

Saturday, June 10th, 2017
Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Drive, Woodbridge
2:00-4:00 pm

 Classes are free, but please register at 703-792-7747 or

 Please click here to register for either of the classes above


Saturday in the Garden Programs

Our free horticulture classes take learning out of the classroom and into the garden! 

Enjoy hands-on, practical, research-based information at our Teaching Garden programs at the St. Benedict Monastery, 9535 Linton Hall Road, Bristow, 20136. Classes are taught by VCE - Prince William Staff & Master Gardener Volunteers. All programs are held outside, are free and run from 9:00am - Noon. 

Please dress for weather.   Registration is requested to ensure adequate handouts and make notification of weather cancellations, please call 703-792-7747, email or please click to register here

Read more about this year's topics at the following link


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.


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