MGACRA :FREDERICKSBURG & THE COUNTIES OF STAFFORD, SPOTSYLVANIA, KING GEORGE & CAROLINE
MGACRA-SPONSORED EVENTS CALENDAR FOR APRIL 2021
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COVID-19 restrictions are still be in place for 2021, but some lectures and events will be offered via You-tube or ZOOM technology. Our Spring Symposium, April 10, 2021, will be done via ZOOM. Registration will be online or by regular mail. More information will be emailed to MG members and any who wish to be on that mailing list. Call VCE office at 540-658-8000 and speak to Lisa Ellis to receive informational emails. Free Lance Star and MGACRA Facebook page will also be used to advertise the Symposium.
Plant Clinics dates and locations are not known at this time (FEB 2021), but will be listed when the open/close status is known.
All gardening, insect, plant disease, and horticultural related questions can be called into our VCE office: 540-658-8000. Guy Mussey is our VCE Agent for the 4 county area and Fredericksburg. Additional resources are available at: Ext.vt.edu where subjects of interest can be searched.
MG Monthly Meetings:
During 2021 registration will be required to access the general meeting via Zoom.
14 Apr - MGACRA Board Meeting, 1:30 p.m., Via ZOOM (link will be emailed to Board on April 9). POC: Tina Will, firstname.lastname@example.org.
21 Apr – MGACRA General Meeting, 7 p.m. via ZOOM (link will be emailed to all by Kathie Holliday). POC: Kathie Holliday, email@example.com
Guest Speaker/Subject: Frank Reilly, "Climate Change and Your Garden”
Other Calendar Events:
The RAAI plant sale continues through May 2021!
17 Apr - The Piedmont Master Gardeners Virtual Garden Basics Workshop “Herb Gardening-History & Design”, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Learn about the history of herb gardens and how to design your own. Fill out the registration form NLT 5:00 p.m. on 12 April at https://piedmontmastergardeners.org/events/
15 May - The Piedmont Master Gardeners Virtual Garden Basics Workshop “Tomatoes & Tomato Diseases”, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Learn about growing tomatoes, their common diseases, and treatment. Fill out the registration form NLT 5:00 p.m. on 10 May at https://piedmontmastergardeners.org/events/
MG Volunteer Opportunities:
Each Thursday (weather permitting) - Cedell Brooks Park Native Demonstration Garden Workdays, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm weekly on Thursdays. The demonstration garden is located at 11215 Henry Griffin Rd, King George, VA 22485. Please bring your marked tools and water. Also please bring your mask. POC: Alvin Calhoun, firstname.lastname@example.org
(Page last updated: 2/27/2021 by RF