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Vegetable Gardening for Beginners

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners is a six-week online course that opens on February 6, 2017. Led by Elizabeth Alakszay, you’ll learn about vegetable gardening site selection, soil basics, plant nutrients, watering strategies, selecting crops, pest management and much more. Visit Longwood Gardens for more information.

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New Online Woody Plants Course at Longwood

Longwood Gardens is teaming up with North Carolina State University to offer a fully online, five-week course on woody plants called “Trees, Shrubs, and Conifers: Identification and Use,” beginning September 13, 2016. Through presentations, photo stories, online fact pages, and three modules devoted to different plant groupings, participants will review a thorough survey of plants,…

Forest Landowners

New Online Course for Virginia Forest Landowners

New online course for Virginia Forest Landowners teaches basic management principles and techniques for both novice and veteran private forest landowners. Developed by Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Virginia Forrest Landowner Education Program in Virginia Tech’s College of Natural Resources and Environment, the online course is intended to help private landowners become better stewards of their…