Portsmouth Master Gardeners


Upcoming Events

  • Fall Festival & 15th Anniversary Celebration of the VCE-Portsmouth – due to dangerous expected weather conditions, the Festival has been postponed – New Date: Saturday, Oct. 3, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. – This fun day will be packed with activities!
  • 2016 Master Gardener Class – class will be offered from January 5-April 4, 2016. View details and apply.

About Us

Our mission is to educate Portsmouth residents about safe, effective and sustainable garden management practices. We are volunteers who have received extensive training under the auspices of Virginia Tech, Virginia State, and the Virginia Cooperative Extension Office to provide unbiased, research-based horticultural information, tips, techniques and advice to the community.

What is a Master Gardener?

Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners are a unique group of volunteers who work under the guidance of VCE to provide unbiased, research-based, environmentally sound horticulture information.