Page County Fair – Extension Master Gardeners aide in the identification and classification of adult and youth horticultural specimens brought to the fair for judging. They also staff a Water Quality informational booth during the fair.
Birdsong Pleasure Garden Tours – Extension Master Gardeners Tom and Lesley Mack offer educational tours to community groups and individuals by appointment. Tours can be structured around specific topics and group requests and include discussion about: tree and shrub varieties; native and perennial plants; water features; soil and mulch use; vegetable garden and fruit tree maintenance; hardscape and year-round interest, and landscape design. To schedule a tour appointment, contact Lesley Mack at BirdSongPleasureGarden@gmail.com.
Preservation & Education of Historic Chinquapin Oak – Luray’s historic Chinquapin Oak tree is described and pictured on pages 74 and 75 of the Remarkable Trees of Virginia book. The tree is estimated to be over 250 years old and is the 3rd largest Chinquapin Oak in the state. Extension Master Gardeners are working with the Luray Tree and Beautification Committee and County Administration to preserve, protect and care for the tree.
To learn more about the projects that take place in Page County or to get help with your home gardening questions, contact us at:
- Phone: 540-778-5794
- Email: NSVMGA.firstname.lastname@example.org (include “Page County Gardening Question” in the subject line)
- Location: VCE Office, 215 West Main Street, Suite C, Stanley, VA 22851
- Question Drop-Off Hours: Monday through Friday, 8am – 5pm
- Where else to find us: Farm Market and Information Booth at Massanutten Country Corners, twice a month on Saturdays, May through September.