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T. Michael Likins

Phone Numbers
(804) 751-4401
(804) 768-7576 (FAX)

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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

Street Address 
Chesterfield County Cooperative Extension
9501 Lori Rd.
Chesterfield, VA 23832
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Cooperative Extension
Learn Your Landscape

Now Open for the 2018 Season

Learn Your Landscape 

Learn how to maintain and enhance your property with help by Chesterfield Master Gardeners.  

The program includes a site visit by trained Master Gardener volunteers who will evaluate and answer site specific questions regarding your property, such as:

  • What plants will grow well in my area of Chesterfield County?
  • What plants are on my property and how do I take care of them?
  • How can I create habitat for beneficial wildlife like birds & bees?


  • The Learn Your Landscape Program is now open for 2018! 
  • Registration forms are available for the 2018 season.
    • Also you can call us at 804-751-4401 or email us at vce@chesterfield.gov to be placed on this list or get more information.
  • Program cost is $30, which covers the cost of supplies, materials and personalized guide.
  • A limited number of registrations are accepted, so register early if you would like to take part.

Program Details: 

  • Site visits are conducted from April 1st, 2018 through September 30th, 2018.
  • We cannot guarantee the exact time or date when your visit will take place, only that it will be completed by September 30, 2018
  • Soil sampling will not be included with the visit, but you will be provided with a soil sampling kit that you can submit on your own, see Grass Roots for more information.
  • Trained Master Gardener volunteers will review registration applications and schedule initial site visit.

Initial site visit:

  • Master Gardener volunteers assess your landscape (limited to 1.5 hours)
  • Site assessment of landscape - prioritized by preferences listed in application

Final site visit:

  • Take place several weeks after initial site visit
  • One-on-one review of recommendations with Master Gardener volunteers (limited to 1 to 1.5 hours)
  • You will receive a map of property with current plantings and site conditions noted from initial visit
  • You will receive a customized reference binder full of fact sheets on current plantings and general gardening info for our area

Other information:

  • This program features an optional wildlife habitat component to the site assessment, in cooperation with the Habitat Partners © Program of the VA Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.
  • Watch Lynne Foote – Chesterfield Master Gardener, explain the Learn Your Landscape program in more detail.

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