Healthy Virginia Lawns - Resume Home Visits in Spring 2021

This program is closed for the rest of the year, please check back in spring 2021. 

Members of the Healthy Virginia Lawn and Landscape team are trained Extension Master Gardener volunteers, who perform lawn and landscape assessments for Hampton homeowners. Let us help you build an environmentally friendly lawn and landscape. 

Getting Started in the Vegetable Garden

Learn the basics to help you get through your first season with Virginia Cooperative Extension!Please send questions to Gaylynn Johnson, ANR/Hort Extension Agent at or 757-727-1401.  Please see below for online presentation slides and videos: 

April 5 - Getting Started in the Vegetable Garden.pdf
April 12 - Crop Families and Seasonality.pdf
April 19 - Natural Pest Control (Chris Epes).pdf
April 26 - Backyard Small Fruit Production.pdf
April 26 - Growing Culinary Herbs.pdf
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Engaging with Communities

Virginia Cooperative Extension specialists in community viability work with Extension agents, campus-based faculty, organizational partners, communities, and individuals to further opportunity and build capacity in five program areas:   

Examples of our work include training county elected officials, educating entrepreneurs, facilitating collaborative projects, supporting the growth of community food systems and local economies, enhancing agent skills and community capacity in facilitation and leadership, conducting problem-driven research, and creating publications and tools that address critical community needs.

Do you have a question about Community Viability?

Perhaps one of the Community Viability specialists below can help you. Contact a Community Viability specialist or direct a question to them using our Ask an Expertsystem. 

Community Viability Specialists

VA Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification - Virtual via Zoom

Each person must have their own computer and internet access(Call 757-382-6348 if you need other accommodations).

November 12, 2020

9:00am - 1:30pm

Categories: 3a, 3b, 10, & 60 

Cost : $40.00 registration fee if received by November 2, 2020.  Late fee: $50.00, space permitting. Municipal Government employees, there is a $10.00 by November 2 or late fee of $20.00 space permitting.

Make checks payable to VCE-Chesapeake.  No refunds afte November 2, 2020. 

To register (see form below), must send form along with registration fee to : Chesapeake Cooperative Extension, Attn: Pesticide Class, 310 Shea Drive, Chesapeake, VA  23322.  

VCE Chesapeake November Recert_Virtual 2020.pdf