Bedford Extension Master Gardeners are from all walks of life, and volunteer on behalf of Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE). We receive specialized training in environmental horticulture. We serve … [Read More...]
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Hops!! Not just for beer.... It's a medicinal herb as well. And - It's GREAT for butterflies too! Medical … [Continue]
If you want a pristine lawn this video will help you with the pesky dandelions. However, remember that dandelions are often the first flowers … [Continue]
Growing your veggies in raised beds offers many benefits to the average backyard gardener. Learn how to build your … [Continue]
How about "Incompatible" garden plants! Do you which one don't like each other? Incompatible Garden Plants: Learn … [Continue]
From The Ground Up
Two Master Food Volunteers from the Bedford Cooperative Extension Office will explain how to take strawberries straight from the field and preserve … [Continue]
Wondering how you can help out the dwindling Monarch population- add milkweed plants to your landscape, gardens or containers! The blog by Abby Barber … [Continue]
Many of us are noticing the effects of winter plant damage and/or disease while trimming and cleaning up our landscapes- see how healthy your Junipers … [Continue]
Who hasn't fallen in love with sweet violets in the spring? Be wary, as one plant multiplies quickly into many and easily becomes invasive. Yes, one … [Continue]
Photos: Bug Of The Month
Welcome! “Jim’s Bugs” photo corner highlights a different insect (or insect group) each month. Read Jim’s informative stories (with a local … [Continue]
If your knees aren't green by the end of the day, you ought to seriously re-examine your life.