Speakers

Certified Master Gardener Speakers

The following Master Gardeners are available to speak to groups on their specific topic listed. Please feel free to contact them for a program for your organization

Robbin Arnold: peace_lover@comcast.net

  • Winter Gardening
  • Organic Gardening

Karen Brill: keb_brill@yahoo.com

  • Annuals, Perennials
  • Adding Punch to your Landscape

Paula Brownlee: ppbrownlee1@gmail.com, 540-869-7065

  • Growing Vegetables
  • Growing & Cooking With Herbs
  • Growing Fresh Food in Containers 
  • Flower Bed(s)
  • From Weed to Bloom 
  • New Home Landscape Design 

Larry Haun: lchaun@shentel.net

  • Succulents & Cacti
  • Global Warming

Lynn Hoffman: Gwendydog@gmail.com, 304-874-3010

  • Composting
  • Planting Alternatives to Grass Lawns
  • Cottage Gardens
  • Water Gardens and Backyard Ponds  (youth program available)
  • Hardscaping for Homeowners
  • Right Tree for the Right Spot 
  • Historical Gardens: Belle Grove Plantation
  • Hypertufa Containers
  • Landscape Design For Homeowners
  • Birdhouse Gourds
  • Vegetable and Companion Gardening
  • Container Gardening
  • Making and Using Compost
  • Propagation
  • Christmas Wreaths & Arrangements
  • Dried Flowers
  • Living Wreaths
  • Natural Christmas Ornaments
  • Pine Cone Wreaths
  • Terrariums – (children’s program)
  • Williamsburg Christmas Wreaths

Helen Lake: alyena@shentel.net, 540-665-0108

  • Horticultural Therapy/Therapeutic Gardening
  • Vegetable Gardening
  • Lasagna Gardening

Theresa Krause: treck@visuallink.com

  • Planning a Vegetable Garden

Doris MacMillan:  macmillanbd@msn.com

  •  Starting a Cost-Effective gGarden

Mary Stickley, gardener@shenandoahmuseum.org, 540-662-1473 x215

  • Butterfly Gardens
  • Attracting Wildlife
  • Trees 
  • Critter Control
  • Perennials 
  • Choosing Perfect Plants
  • Garden Design

Richard Stromberg: risy@embarqmail.com, 540-631-0212

  • Native Plants
  • Invasive Plants

Carolyn Wilson: cmwilson@shentel.net, 540-477-3836

  • Houseplants
  • Water Gardening
  • Waterwise Gardening