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

Saturdays in the Garden

Learn about growing sweet potatoes in your garden with Master Gardener, Becky Blake

Saturdays in the Garden is your opportunity to come visit the garden, see what we have growing, and learn about the topic that can help your thumb develop into the perfect shade of green.  It is also the perfect opportunity to ask Master Gardeners questions about your gardening needs.

 June 1 @ 9:00 am

We will learn about sweet potatoes, how to grow slips, how to plant and grow in containers, and how to harvest, cure, and store. We will plant slips in a raised container. Come on out!

The Horticultural Learning Center is located at 13015 Taylor Complex Land, Ashland, VA  23003. All Gardeners, including youth groups, are welcome.

Got gardening woes?  Pest?  Dreams of perfect blooms?  Hanover Master Gardeners are out in your community to answer your questions and help make you a horticultural success story.

Visit us at one of our upcoming plant clinics on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month.  Check back for any date changes or additional locations.  Bring your questions andHanover master gardener plant clinic any plant samples you want us to examine.  We can help.

Lowes in Mechanicsville

May 25
June 8
(6425 Mechanicsville Turnpike, Mechanicsville, VA 23111)

Ashland Farmers Market

May 25
June 8
June 22
July 13
July 27
(Ashland Town Hall, 121 Thompson Street, Ashland, VA 23005)

water testing 2024

Event Location: VCE Hanover, 13015 Taylor Complex Lane, Ashland, VA 23005

Pick up kit — front desk (instructions provided)
Monday, June 10th 9:00 am – 7:00 pm Tuesday, June 11th 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Drop off kit — parking lot (kept cold in cooler)
Wednesday, June 12th 7:00 am – 10:00 am
Results (If you do not have access to email, your results will be mailed with information about potential water problems and where to find solutions online).


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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.  Learn more

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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