Fall Plant Sale

September 17th and 18th
Location TBA

The Fall Plant Sale is back again from 9:00am to 4:00pm on Saturday September 17th and Sunday September 18th!  We are gearing up to offer great deals on native plants, garden gear, books, houseplants, and more.  All proceeds go towards supporting our community involvement around Newport News- from the Grin and Grow learning garden, to outreach events and classes, and student scholarships.  Get some free advice and gardening tips while you are there from your local master gardeners.  Don't forget to pick up a soil test kit!

The exact location of the sale will be announced closer to the date of the sale, so keep an eye out!

Mobile Help Desk

Newport News, VA

Catch up with your local Extension Master Gardeners at our mobile help desk. 

You can look out for our table at community events around Newport News throughout the year!  We are always thrilled to answer your questions, hear your gardening stories, and help you find your green thumb.  Grab a brochure or a soil test kit when you stop by, and find out how to join our next training class to become a master gardener!

August 13th 9:30am - 12:30pm at Riverview Farm Park "Ask a Master Gardener"

August 27th 9:00am - 12:00pm at Hampton Roads Urban Agriculture, 21st and Jefferson ave
September 24th 9:00am - 12:00pm at Hampton Roads Urban Agriculture, 21st and Jefferson ave

Rain Barrel WorkshopS

2022 Rain Barrel "Drive-throughs" are planned for September 10th at Brittingham-Midtown Community Center.  Rain barrel kits are $60 and must be reserved in advance. 

Vermiculture WorkshopS

2022 Vermiculture "Drive-throughs" are planned for September 10th at Brittingham-Midtown Community Center.  Learn about the benefits of raising worms in your own home and walk away with your own complete worm composting bin.  Your kids will LOVE this project!  Vermiculture kits are $25 and must be reserved in advance.