Louisa Master Gardeners

Teaching/Plant a Row (PAR) Workshops

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Individuals, organizations, and local businesses are all encouraged to take the pledge to Plant a Row (PAR) this spring.  Don't have a place to garden?  You can plant a row at the Louisa County Resource Council (LCRC) Teaching PAR Garden even if you don't know how to garden.   For information email darla@southernexposure.com.

History of Louisa's PAR Project.  If you would like to participate in PAR, or if you have questions about the program, please call the Resource Center at (540) 967-1510 or email darla@southernexposure.com.

LCRC Teaching/PAR Garden
147 Resource Lane
Louisa, VA  23093

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Schedules are Pending


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On Saturday May 11 we celebrated our 2013 second year Kickoff activity of Plant a Row by planting all our warm-season varieties in the Teaching/PAR Garden and enjoyed some delicious refreshments afterwards. Join future Saturday and Tuesday activities to benefit from the expertise of our Master Gardeners, with over 60 years of collective gardening experience, and learn more about Plant a Row.


Community Garden Workday events/Workshops

Throughout the season, the Central Virginian Master Gardeners are hosting a series of free community garden workday events/workshops. The Schedule is Pending.

Covering a range of organic gardening topics, these events will be held on Saturdays, from 10 am to 12 noon, and include:

  • Tomatoes: Easy from Seed (Ira Wallace); What to plant and how to plant it (Master Gardeners)
  • Companion Plants (bug control)
  • Succession Planting
  • Beneficial Bugs
  • Side dressing plants (with compost)
  • Rain Barrels
  • Summer Planting for a Fall Harvest
  • Lettuce Factory
  • Fall and Winter Gardening
  • Seed Saving

Call the Resource Center at (540) 967-1510 or email darla@southernexposure.com for details about particular topics.

Kick-Off and Harvest Day

Schedule Pending

Saturday, June 29, 2013 Workday

Photos by Ralph Mason


Saturday June 15, 2013 PAR Kickoff

Photos by Ralph Mason


2012 Photos by Richard Hinde
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2012 Photos by Richard Hinde