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!

July 9th 10:00 - 12:00pm at Riverview Farm Park "Ask a Master Gardener"

July 23rd 12:00 - 3:00pm at Hampton Roads Urban Agriculture, 21st and Jefferson ave

August 13th 10:00 - 12:00pm at Riverview Farm Park "Ask a Master Gardener"

August 27th 12:00 - 3:00pm at Hampton Roads Urban Agriculture, 21st and Jefferson ave
September 24th 12:00 - 3:00pm 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.