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February Garden Chores

Febuary Garden Chores

Flower Beds, Trees and Shrubs Temperatures can drop to freezing this month; annuals that can take the chill include pansies, viola, and dianthus. Clean your annual and perennial flower beds. Add compost to the soil and add more mulch to the beds. Bulbs can still be planted. Fertilize, water well, and apply mulch for protection. …

January Garden Chores

January Garden Chores

Test your garden soil for its pH levels. Contact your local Cooperative Extension office for a soil test kit. Then, apply lime, sulfur, and fertilizer according to the soil test results. Spread manure or compost over the garden and plow it under if you did not do so in the fall. Plant hardy vegetables and …

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 ...

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 ...

Home Gardening Series 2021 – 2022

Home Gardening classes are being offered both in person or virtually. To attend in person contact the library to register – attendance is limited. To view zoom sessions sign up at …. You will be sent a link the afternoon before the session. A link to the recording of the previous session will be added …