Month: February 2014

Henrico berry plant sale benefits 4-H youth programs

 The Henrico County office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension is selling a variety of berry plants to support its 4-H Youth Development program. Blackberry, raspberry and blueberry plants are available for $5 each. A bundle of 25 strawberry plants is $7. Order forms are available from the Extension Office, in the Human Services Building at […] Continue reading Henrico berry plant sale benefits 4-H youth programs

Henrico Extension to offer free vegetable gardening workshop April 5

The Henrico County office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension will conduct a free workshop Saturday, April 5 to help residents start or improve their vegetable gardens. The Vegetable Gardening Jumpstart Workshop, which is part of the 2014 Gardens Growing Families program, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon in the demonstration kitchen of the […] Continue reading Henrico Extension to offer free vegetable gardening workshop April 5

Henrico Extension, Master Gardeners to offer 10-part Homeowner Horticulture class

The Henrico County office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Henrico Master Gardeners will offer a 10-week series of classes to show residents how to follow environmentally sustainable gardening practices. The Henrico Homeowner Horticulture Series will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, April 2 through June 4 in the demonstration kitchen of […] Continue reading Henrico Extension, Master Gardeners to offer 10-part Homeowner Horticulture class

Henrico Planning Commission to convene today to cancel regular meeting

In anticipation of the impending winter storm, the Henrico County Planning Commission will convene a special session at 2:30 p.m. today to cancel and reschedule its regular monthly meeting, set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13. The Planning Commission also will consider deferral of the Capital Improvement Plan meeting. The special session will take place […] Continue reading Henrico Planning Commission to convene today to cancel regular meeting

Fairfield District meeting Feb. 17 to focus on Henrico County Public Schools

Fairfield District Supervisor Frank J. Thornton will hold a constituent meeting Monday, Feb. 17 to discuss Henrico County Public Schools with new Superintendent Patrick C. Kinlaw. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 N. Laburnum Ave. Thornton and Kinlaw will give a slide presentation on the achievements […] Continue reading Fairfield District meeting Feb. 17 to focus on Henrico County Public Schools