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Upcoming Events

GPMGA Board Meeting

Thursday, February 6, 2020, 9:30am – 11:30 am

Powhatan County Extension Office,

3910 Old Buckingham Rd, Powhatan, VA 

GPMGA Association Meeting

Thursday, February 13, 2020, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Powhatan Village Building Auditorium,

3910 Old Buckingham Rd, Powhatan, VA 

Come Listen to Jim Revell speak on "What's Bugging Your Garden?"

The Public is Always Welcome!

 

To join Master Gardeners click on the application form link below, print and follow the directions.

Classes & Articles

Septic System Best Management Practices for the Homeowner

When:  Tue, February 4, 6pm – 8pm

Where:  Goochland County Extension Office, 2748 Dogtown Rd, Goochland, VA 23063, USA

Description:

The Goochland and Powhatan Extension offices will host a free program on “Septic System Best Management Practices for the Homeowner".  Topics include household practices and land use considerations near the drain field to promote optimal functionality and years of use. Commonly encountered problems will also be discussed.   

If you are interested registering for this program, please use the registration link below or call 804-556-5841 or email me at whitehd5@vt.edu.

 

Woodland Stewards – A Regional Extension Program for Landowners”

When: Thu, February 13, 7:00pm – 8:30pm (first of three classes)

Where: Goochland County Extension Office, 2748 Dogtown Rd, Goochland, VA 23063, USA

Description:

Dear Woodland Landowners,
The Goochland Extension office will host a free program series on “Woodland Stewards – A Regional Extension Program for Landowners”.  Topics include Woodland Management, Financial Aspects of Woodland Management, Non-Timber Forest Product Income Opportunities, and Woodland Legacy and Family Ownership.
If you have questions, please call 804-556-5841 or send an email message to Nicole Shuman at nks49@vt.edu.