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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!

February 11th, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Grissom Library "Ask a Master Gardener"

March 11th, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Grissom Library "Ask a Master Gardener"

June through September: every second Saturday from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at Riverview Farm Park's Grin & Grow Learning Garden

Rain Barrel WorkshopS

2023 Rain Barrel "Mini-Workshops" are coming soon.  Rain barrel kits are $60 and must be reserved in advance. 

Registration is now open!  Save some space in your calendar for one of our fantastic workshops!

February 11th, 2023, at Brittingham Mid-town Community Center

March 18th, 2023, at Newport News Recovery Operations Center

April 22nd, 2023, at CNU Garden Symposium 

May 27th, 2023, at Mariners' Museum and Park

September 9th, 2023, at Brittingham Mid-town Community Center

Vermiculture WorkshopS

2023 Vermiculture Workshops are coming soon.  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 $30 and must be reserved in advance. 

Registration is now open!  Save some space in your calendar for one of our fantastic workshops!

February 11th, 2023, at Brittingham Mid-town Community Center

March 18th, 2023,  at Newport News Recovery Operations Center

April 22nd, 2023, at CNU Garden Symposium 

May 27th, 2023, at Mariners' Museum and Park

September 9th, 2023, at Brittingham Mid-town Community Center

Spring Plant Sale

Mark your calendars for our Spring Plant Sale on April 15th and 16th from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm!

More details and event location coming soon!

Children's Spring EGGstravaganza

Flower Planting at King-Lincoln Park


Join us for this annual spring season event on April 1st from 12:00pm until 5:00pm.
Free to all. After you choose your flower, Master Gardeners will help you get it potted.  This is a fun way to get little ones started with gardening!

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