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Hampton Roads Master Gardener Advanced Regional Training: Garden Legacies - What's Old is New Again

  • Slover Library 235 East Plume Street Norfolk, VA, 23510 United States (map)


Hampton Roads Master Gardeners Advanced Regional Training

The Slover Library, Downtown Norfolk

Saturday, March 25, 2017




8:00 – 9:00 AM          CHECK-IN and Coffee, Tea and Water

9 AM                           WELCOME: Bob Kelly, Master of Ceremonies


9:10 – 10:10 AM        Historic Plants at Monticello:  Preserving Plants from the Past

                                    Peggy Cornett:  Curator of Plants – Monticello – Home of Thomas Jefferson


10:10 – 10:40 AM     BREAK – Get your RAFFLE Tickets


10:40 – 11:40 AM     Navigating the World of Epic Tomatoes in Two Acts

                                    Act One:  Creative Planning and Selection of Varieties

                                    Craig LeHoullier: Known as the ‘NC Tomatoman’, Expert in Heirloom Tomatoes


11:40 – 1 PM             LUNCH


1:00 – 1:45 PM          Roots, Fruits, and Leaves:  Insights from Mr. Jefferson’s Gardening Kalendar

                                    Peggy Cornett


1:45 – 2:15 PM          BREAK and RAFFLE DRAWING


2:00 – 2:45 PM          Navigating the World of Epic Tomatoes in Two Acts

                                    Act Two:  Achieving Success in YOUR Gardens

                                    Craig LeHoullier


3 PM                           Closing Remarks and Evaluations*




* Please Return Nametags and Evaluations as you leave.