Gardeners will prep for spring

Published 9:22 am Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Are you ready to tuck your garden in for winter? 

The next Master Gardeners’ Lunch and Learn program will offer suggestions for closing out this growing season along with thoughts on preparing for next spring. 

LouAnn Dumminger

LouAnn Dumminger, a Heart of Virginia Master Gardener, will cover topics such as “to clean or not to clean,” pruning, soil amendments, extending harvests and taking care of tools.  

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Dumminger is a native of Tidewater.  She is a graduate of Longwood University and has spent most of her life in Prince Edward County. She enjoys container and perennial gardening and is an active garden club member.

The Lunch and Learn Program is at noon on Thursday in the conference room of the Prince Edward County Virginia Cooperative Extension Office, 100 Dominion Drive, Farmville. 

It is free and open to the public.

Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Prince Edward County office at (434) 392- 4246 during business hours to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.

The Telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) number is (800) 828-1120. The VCE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.