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Spring Garden Fest

This annual event of the Goochland-Powhatan Master Gardener Association (GPMGA) in cooperation with Reynolds Community College and the VA Cooperative Extension is a free, family friendly event that is a celebration of all things related to gardening. The event includes the much loved GPMGA Plant Sale, with a wide variety of plants at great prices, an Ask the Master Gardener station for free gardening help, and lots of fun gardening related vendor booths.  For a small fee you can also increase your gardening knowledge through classes, workshops, and tours. 

(The 16th annual Spring Garden Festival is on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at J. Sargent Reynolds Community College, 1851 Dickinson Road, Goochland, Va.)

Plant Sale
GPMGA Plant Sale at Spring Garden Fest:  

The popular GPMGA Plant Sale, located on the front lawn, will offer a variety of vegetable, herb, and flower transplants grown by our Master Gardeners, plus plants from GPMGA members’ own gardens.

To access a listing of plants for sale with plant descriptions, images, and care information download using link above.

A conveniently located “Holding Area”, staffed by GPMGA members, will be available to safely store your plant purchases at no cost, while you continue to browse and shop and for those attending classes. You’ll want to shop early for the best selections and make sure to pick up your plants before leaving for home at the end of the day.

If you cannot find everything you need at the GPMGA plant sale, other vendors, including the Reynolds Community College Hort. Club, will be at the event selling plants and garden-related items.

NEW THIS YEAR: GARDENERS’ RUMMAGE SALE ~ Browse through all kinds of well-loved horticultural-related items from our Master Gardeners. Everything from pots to tools to books and more. Stop by and browse – who knows what wonderful or useful items you may discover!