James City County - Williamsburg Master Gardeners Updated:05/2022

to support Virginia Cooperative Extension, James City County Unit, with a range of public outreach and educational programs serving our area, including turf and lawn, landscape, and plant disease clinics, therapeutic gardening, extension help desk, and a range of gardening projects with children.

Extension Master Gardeners teams educate homeowners on Best Management Practices for a beautiful, healthy, and sustainable landscape. The program will also seek to enhance water quality and conservation practices to restore and protect our local watersheds. Staff and trained Extension Master Gardener volunteers will develop educational materials, complete on–site homeowner visits, and suggest planting and maintenance recommendations including:

• Appropriate plant selection, placement and care, efficient irrigation and fertilization and Integrated Pest Management practices.

• Reducing the use of water, fertilizer, herbicides, pesticides, and fossil fuels

• Suggesting appropriate plant materials and routine maintenance to assure success by encouraging the use of native plants, trees, and shrubs, composting, and reuse of yard debris.  Reinforce the elements of a sustainable landscape.

• To educate local homeowners, Homeowner Associations, and community groups on the adverse environmental effects of landscape practices and their relationship to the environment such as the use of exotic invasive species, mulches from declining resources and storm water surface runoff.

• Establishing diversified landscape practices which support habitat preservation for wildlife and a healthier environment.

Contact James City County - Williamsburg Master Gardeners

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Contact James City County - Williamsburg Master Gardeners

Kate Robbins, Program Assistant, Agriculture and Natural Resources
James City County -Virginia Cooperative Extension
3127 Forge Rd
Toano, VA  23168-9124
Phone: 757-564-2175
Fax: 757-566-8413

Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Charles City County, Virginia
  • James City County, Virginia
  • New Kent County, Virginia
  • Williamsburg City County, Virginia