Henrico Master Gardeners are trained volunteer educators. They work within their local communities to encourage and promote environmentally sound horticulture practices through sustainable landscape management education and training.
A team of trained Master Gardeners are available to help answer gardening and pest questions, and solve problems using current research-based information.
A soil test can provide information on the proper amount of lime and fertilizer to apply to your lawn, garden and other areas of your landscape.
The Henrico Extension Office offers presentations to interested garden clubs, civic organizations, homeowners associations, and other community organizations in Henrico County.
4-H provides a large variety of educational learning opportunities and experiences. Leadership, citizenship, and life skills are taught through learn-by-doing projects, local club programs, and 4-H camps, as well as at county, district, state, and national events.
The Junior Master Gardener program is an international youth gardening program of the university cooperative Extension network. JMG engages children in novel, “hands-on” group and individual learning experiences that provide a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment, and cultivate the mind.
A Grower's Certificate confirms that a Henrico County citizen grows or produces items within Henrico County and is therefore eligible to sell these items, unprocessed and unprepared, in Henrico County. Items may include vegetables, fruits, poultry, eggs, flowers, herbs, etc
Professional staff and Master Gardeners in our Diagnostic Lab identify insects, plants, plant diseases, and weed problems, offering the latest management methods along with background and life cycle information.