The Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardener Association sponsors a day of VCE educational offerings each spring. The Gardening in the Valley Symposium provides a range of speakers on gardening subjects, as well as garden vendors, book sales, and door prizes. In addition, it counts as continuing education credit for Extension Master Gardeners.
Gardening in the Valley Symposium
March 7, 2020
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Hester Auditorium, Henkel
1460 University Dr, Winchester, VA 22601
Scheduled topics for 2020 include:
- Organics: Origins, Definitions, and How Organic are the Products You Buy? By Specialist TBA, USDA Training Office
- Big Dreams, Small Garden: Creating the Extraordinary in Your Ordinary Space. By Marianne Willburn, Author and Journalist
- Medicinal Plants: How to Use Them in Your Home in Everyday Items. By Wendell Combest, Shenandoah University Professor of Biopharmaceutical Sciences
- Best Practices for Small Farms: Making a Living by Growing Crops & Raising Livestock. By Tyler and Angel Wakeman of the fifth generation family farm Valley Roots Farm
- Native Plants: Attracting Butterflies with Flora Local to the Shenandoah Valley. By Stacey Morgan Smith, VCE Master Gardener
Questions? Email us at NSVMGA.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get frequent event updates at Facebook.com/NSVMGA.
All proceeds benefit the NSVMGA Memorial Scholarship Fund. The cost is $65 through PayPal at the link below or $70 at the door, and includes a continental breakfast and lunch. Parking is free.
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