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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 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.


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

October 21 - The Right Tree: Planting, Care and Maintenance - Take this class before you go to the garden center. Topics covered:  Selecting a healthy tree at the nursery, selection of the right tree for the right place, proper planting, care and maintenance to keep your investments alive and thriving.  Vegetable of the Month - Cooks’ Garden Volunteers feature one of the seasonal edibles in their garden.


Upcoming Classes

22 Things Your Grandmother Never Told You About Gardening, With David Roos

Saturday, November 4, 1 pm – 3pm
held at the Manassas Park Community Center, 99 Adams St. Manassas Park, VA 20111

Join us for this free lecture, but please register  703-792-7747 or in the event of cancellation, and to assure sufficient seating.

Click here to register

David Roos, is a garden designer, and entertaining speaker. He inherited his passion for gardening from both sides of his family. David has a gardening design & consulting practice, as well as extensive experience writing, lecturing and working in the horticulture field. David received design training at the New York Botanical Garden's Landscape Design Program in NYC. His gardening philosophy emphasizes a hands-on approach, and common sense practicality. Known for his strident views, Mr. Roos favors the elimination of Latin, petrochemicals, white-tailed deer and mechanized equipment from the garden.
Sponsored by Master Gardeners of Prince William Education Committee


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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