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Horticultural Learning Center

Hanover County gardeners will soon have a Horticultural Learning Center.  It will be a space for public education, demonstrating research-based gardening practices which can be incorporated into the home setting.  Hanover Master Gardeners will manage the garden, consisting of multiple raised beds constructed through different methods and materials and featuring perennial, annual, native plants and ...

How to Add Native Plants to your Hanover Landscape

Join the movement to incorporate more native plants into home landscapes. As we humans continue to alter the landscape by building sterile sub-divisions, business parks and shopping centers, we destroy the habit that is need for our birds, mammals and invertebrates.  Native plants are critical for wildlife survival and even our own.  Sadly, we have ...

Schedule a Speaker

Schedule a Master Gardener as a speaker

Master Gardeners are available to garden clubs, businesses, libraries, civic groups, and other community organizations on a variety of gardening topics.  With enough advance notice, we can tailor a presentation for your needs and organization. If interested, contact us at 804-752-4310 or hanover.master.gardener@gmail.com Once we receive your request for a speaker, a master gardener will be …

Grant Program

As part of the Virginia Cooperative Extension, the mission of the Hanover Master Gardeners Association is "Sharing knowledge. Empowering Communities." The Roddey Jones Memorial Grant was initiated to honor a leader of the Hanover Master Gardener Association (HMGA) by funding learning opportunities for Hanover County groups that apply to this grant program. Eligible groups who ...

Home Garden Visits

Hanover Master Gardeners are available to visit your site to offer landscaping advice and recommendations for solutions to your gardening challenges.   We visit homes, schools and businesses based in Hanover County, Virginia. We can evaluate your site and speak to you about your specific challenges or goals for your property. We will arrive with a …

Butterfly Garden

Hanover Master Garden Butterfly Garden   You are invited to visit the butterfly garden at Pole Green Park and see the variety of butterfly-friendly plants.  All of the plants are identified with detailed information.  You are encouraged to construct a butterfly garden and use the resources on our website.  The Master Gardeners are available to answer your questions on our ...

Native Plant Garden

Hanover Master Garden Native Plant garden Visit the Extension Office Demonstration Garden The garden at the Extension Office was created by the Hanover Master Gardeners using native plants leftover from a horticulture display at the Virginia State Fair several years ago along with a few packages of zinnia and cosmos seeds, with the idea of planting and thinking this will be ...