Welcome Gardeners

Hanover Master Gardener Association is a volunteer organization. Our mission is to promote and support the Hanover office of Virginia Cooperative Extension by providing environmental and horticultural information and education to its members and to the public through approved projects that meet the need of Hanover County..

Upcoming Events

Hanover master gardener plant clinicHanover master gardeners hold plant clinics throughout the growing season to answer all your horticultural questions.  Think of it as a roving help desk.  Stop by and see us.  Take pictures of your plants or garden area that you have questions or concerns about and we will provide you with research-based answers.

Here is where we will be in the community.  More dates will be posted throughout the season.


  • 9/28 – Montpelier Farmers Market

Ashland Harvest RunThe 20th Annual 10k/5k Ashland Harvest Run will take place on Saturday, October 21, 2023.

This year’s race proceeds will benefit the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, the Hanover Master Gardener Horticultural Learning Center, and other charities.  We’re honored to be selected to receive funds to benefit our Horticultural Learning Center!

The General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC) is united in its dedication to volunteer community service. While diverse in age, interests, and experiences, all clubwomen are united by a desire to create positive change in their communities. The GFWC Ashcake Woman’s Club, Inc. a nonprofit organization that joined the Federation in 1999. Every year the Ashcake Woman’s club host the Harvest Run to raise funds to help others throughout the year.

To see more details and register for the Harvest Run

To learn more about becoming a sponsor visit http://www.ashlandharvestrun.com/ or contact beckypollard315@gmail.com

For more information or to volunteer, email ashlandharvestrun@gmail.com or call Julie (804-647-8645).

Spread the word to friends and family to register for this wonderful event!

Want to become a Master Gardener?

Come to the open house to meet other members and learn about the 2024 training program and how the Hanover Master Gardener’s serve the community.

Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

Where: Hanover Extension Office 13015 Taylor Complex Lane, Ashland, VA 23005

Gardening Help Desk

Hanover Master Gardeners serve as a resource for horticultural education for the community.  Let us help you find answers to your gardening questions. Contact us.

804-752-4306 or hanover.master.gardener@gmail.com


Visit our Demonstration Gardens

We have created demonstration gardens with various themes to help you plan a successful garden at home.  To learn more click the boxes below.  Sign up for our newsletter to find out about events going on in these gardens to help you learn even more.

Interested in Becoming a Master Gardener? 

Hanover Master Gardeners are volunteer educators of environmentally sound horticultural practices. They are specially trained by VCE, love gardening, enjoy teaching others, feel a strong commitment to community service and feel strongly about preserving natural resources.

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