Welcome to the website for the Master Gardner Association of the Central Rappahannock Area (MGACRA)!  We are a volunteer group of Master Gardeners that support the Virginia Cooperative Extension in offering horticultural-related education and assistance to the people within the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford and the City of Fredericksburg.


Living in the Garden Symposium

The Virginia Cooperative Extension and Master Gardener Association of the Central Rappahannock Area (MGACRA) proudly present the 3rd Annual Living in the Garden: A Plant Lover’s Symposium!  The conference will present three noted experts in eco-friendly, sustainable gardening and landscaping practices. It will conclude with a walking tour of the beautiful University of Mary Washington grounds, conducted by Guy Mussey, Extension Agent, ANR. Registration deadline is May 9, 2015 Early registration by April 1, 2015: Get a $5 discount! Click here for calendar entry, including a link to Google maps. Click here for the PDF conference brochure 2015 Living in the Garden-A Plant Lovers Symposium Click here for details on the speakers and topics Living in the Garden bios 2015



News of Note:


Join us for a celebration of the Master Gardeners and all you do!  Open to all local Master Gardeners, Interns, and their families.  It is a evening of friends and food with an awards ceremony for our gardening efforts.

Bring a dish for the pot luck.

Friday, March 27, 2015
6:30 pm
The Rowser Building Multi-Purpose Room
Stafford VA Cooperative Extension Office

Want a Challenge? Take a Quiz!

Dave Rodriguez is offering Plant ID, Insect ID, and Plant Problem quizzes each month.  Click here to take the challenge!