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T. Michael Likins

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(804) 751-4401
(804) 751-0515 (FAX)


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Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Chesterfield County Cooperative Extension
P. O. Box 146
Chesterfield, VA 23832

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Chesterfield County Cooperative Extension
6807 Mimms Loop
Chesterfield, VA 23832
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Chesterfield Cooperative Extension Presents:

2018 Lawn & Garden Series

Save the date for the following FREE public seminars to the public this Fall. Seminars take place at various Chesterfield County Libraries. Seating is limited; registration required.

Upcoming Seminars

WEEDS

Thursday, Feb. 8 (6 p.m.)
Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road, 23114 

Identify the most troubling weeds and learn management practices and the latest control options to help you work smarter and not harder in your yard.

Contact: Chesterfield Cooperative Extension, 804-751-4401

Protecting Pollinators

Monday, Feb. 19 (3 p.m.)
Central Library, 9501 Lori Road, 23832 

Pollinators are vital to our ecosystem. Learn more about their benefits as well as the challenges bees, butterflies, and other pollinators face. Find out how you can help protect this valuable resource.

Contact: Chesterfield Cooperative Extension, 804-751-4401

Growing Gourmet Mushrooms at Home

Monday, Feb. 26 (6 p.m.)
North Courthouse Library, 325 Courthouse Road, 23236 

Mushroom cultivation at home may be simpler than you think. As a hobby, for profit, or as a viable means for developing food security, growing mushrooms has become an increasingly popular practice for those who enjoy the healthy and flavorful benefits of mushrooms.

Contact: Chesterfield Cooperative Extension, 804-751-4401

Easy Herb Gardening

Tuesday, Mar. 6 (6 p.m.)
Midlothian Library 521 Coalfield Road, 23114 

Not only do herbs add flavor and fragrance to foods, herbs are easy to grow in pots or containers on your deck or patio, in the backyard garden or even indoors. Learn how to grow, use and preserve herbs, as well as plan your herb garden.

Contact: Chesterfield Cooperative Extension, 804-751-4401

Spring Lawn Care

Tuesday, Mar. 20 (6 p.m.)
North Courthouse Library, 325 Courthouse Road, 23236 

Are you frustrated with your lawn? Learn research-based practices that will maximize your time, energy and money to get a great looking lawn

Contact: Chesterfield Cooperative Extension, 804-751-4401

Warm Season Lawns

Monday, Mar. 26 (6 p.m.)
Central Library, 9501 Lori Road, 23832 

Warm-season grasses, such as Zoysia, grow best during the warm months when temperatures reach 80 - 95 °F. They typically require 30% less water and have much lower pest pressures than the cool season turfgrasses.

Contact: Chesterfield Cooperative Extension, 804-751-4401

How to Take Better Smartphone Photos of Your Garden

Thursday, Apr. 12 (6 p.m.)
Midlothian Library 521 Coalfield Road, 23114 

Gain confidence taking photos with your smartphone camera. This practical workshop covers photography basics and editing tricks to turn photos from mediocre to "Wow!" Bring a fully charged smartphone with free app Snapseed installed on it.

Contact: Chesterfield Cooperative Extension, 804-751-4401


Upcoming 2017 ANR Programs

Chesterfield Drinking Water Clinic

October 23  

Testing for

  • Iron
  • pH
  • Nitrate
  • Hardness
  • Sulfate
  • Copper
  • Fluoride
  • Sodium
  • E. Coli
  • Manganese
  • Total coliform

$55 per test. Email Charley at mcharley@vt.edu for more information.


4H Clover4-H 2018 Program Calendar

Save the Date
Chesterfield County 4-H Junior Summer Camp
June 18-22 2018

Sign up date will be March 14 2018, this will be an online sign up.

More information to come.
 

 


 

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More programs will be announced soon. Call 804-751-4401 for more information.

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