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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.

Growing Great Spring Flowers
Saturday, October 29, 2016
10:00 am
Old Manassas Courthouse
9248 Lee Avenue, Manassas 20110
Author, speaker, and owner of The Gardener’s Workshop, Lisa Mason Ziegler will share her experiences growing hardy annual flowers such as snapdragons, sweet peas, bells of Ireland, pansies, and many other spring beauties. Revisiting cool-season gardening, a common practice in days gone by, will change spring in the garden forever.

*A Pop-up Shop will follow the program, offering an opportunity to shop The Gardener’s Workshop’s gardening and flower arranging tools, supplies, and flower seeds. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Master Gardeners of Prince William.

This event is FREE, but please reserve your space with the
Horticulture Help Desk at 703-792-7747 or
To register online click here.

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Jennifer Graham, Prince William Unit at 703-792-6285/TDD* during business hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event.
*TDD number is (800) 828-1120.

Basics of Gardening Series
February 11, 18, & 25
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Potomac Community Library
2201 Opitz Blvd., Woodbridge, 22191
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.   To register please click here.

Date/Time Description
February 11
1:00—4:00 pm Getting Started – the Basics
February 18
1:00—4:00 pm Digging In – Lawns, Landscaping and Native Plants
February 25
1:00—4:00 pm Dealing with Problems – Weeds, Insects and Integrated Pest Management
March 11 SNOW DATE

Sustainable Vegetable Series
Central Community Library
8601 Mathis Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110
10:30 am
March 18, 2017
March 25, 2017
Growing our own food, using nature as a guide and incorporating sustainable practices is good for our bodies and good for the earth.  These classes will cover the essential topics for Sustainable Vegetable Gardening in Prince William County.  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; please register.  Taught by Virginia County Extension staff and Master Gardeners.  Please click here to register.


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

Help us go GREEN & save more than just a tree! For FREE lawn, landscape, and garden updates register to receive notifications by email.

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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