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T. Michael Likins

Phone Numbers
(804) 751-4401
(804) 751-0515 (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
6807 Mimms Loop
Chesterfield, VA 23832
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Interested in making your home and garden more sustainable? 

The Landscape for Life educational series instructs homeowners on how to create and maintain healthy and beautiful landscapes using native plants, soils and the climate to minimize impacts on our local watersheds. Homeowners learn how to work with nature, no matter where they live, whether they garden in a city or suburban lot, a 20-acre farm or a common area of a condominium.

What: The cost of the program is $75.00 which covers the cost of class materials.
When: This program will be offered in the fall of 2018. Location and dates are TBD.

For more information or to register for this program, please email vce@chesterfield.gov  or call 804-751-4401. 


You won't just learn about sustainable gardening concepts; you will apply the concepts to your own landscape!

Each week you will

  •  build upon a base map of your very own landscape
    • applying the concepts you learned in that session.
  • analyzing your soil for nutrients and pH
  • class projects to determine soil texture
  • plant selections
  • and more

At the end of the course you will have a customized, useful tool to help you make your landscape beautiful and healthy.

More on the Landscape For Life series can be found online at http://landscapeforlife.org/  

Landscape For Life is based on the principles of the Sustainable Sites Initiative™ (SITES™), the nation’s first rating system for sustainable landscapes. SITES™ is an interdisciplinary effort led by the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin, and the United States Botanic Garden in conjunction with a diverse group of stakeholder organizations.

Landscape For Life is sponsored by 

United States Botanic Garden
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at the University of Texas at Austin
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James River Soil and Water Conservation District 

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Thursday February 15th, 2018
Prince George County Library
6600 Courthouse Rd
Prince George, VA 23875


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