Virginia Certified Pesticide Applicator Training

We offer multiple opportunities each year for Commercial Pesticide Applicators to renew their licenses.

Commercial Pesticide Recertification for 2020

Commercial Pesticide Licenses with an expiration date of June 30, 2020 have been extended through August 29, 2020. Online recertification options can be found at VDACS Recertification Courses

Upcoming Classes for 2020-2021

We hope to hold the following classes online or in a hybrid format. Check back for more details.

  • November 12, 2020 - Chesapeake VCE 757-382-6348
    • Categories 3a, 3b, 10, 60
  • November 17, 2020 - Norfolk VCE 757-683-2816
    • Categories 3a, 3b, 10, 60

Well Water Testing

Do you have a well? Do you know what's in your water? Through the Virginia Household Water Quality Program, we offer an opportunity for affordable water testing, help interpreting water test results, and information about addressing problems.

2021 VAHWQP Kick-off Meeting

More details coming soon.

For more information on the Virginia Household Water Quality Program, click here.

Gardening Classes and Workshops

Want to learn more about gardening? Check out our many opportunities offered to the public. Click on the titles below for more information.

Get Gardening! Online Classes (via Facebook Live)

Gardening Talks - Join us for virtual sessions in August, September, and October.

Rain Barrel Workshops - Kits and instructions are available for purchase.

Green Thumb Gardening Series - Due to COVID-19, the 2020 event has been canceled.

Extension Master Gardener Plant Sale - Due to COVID-19, the 2020 event has been canceled.

Fall Gardening Festival

  • October 3, 2020 @ Hampton Roads Agricultural Research & Extension Center, 1444 Diamond Springs Rd., Virginia Beach, VA

Master Gardener Volunteer Program

Are you interested in learning more about horticulture in order to educate the community? Join us for an orientation session to find out how to apply for the Virginia Beach program.

2021 Fall Training Class

Check back here in Spring 2021 for more information on our Fall 2021 class.

To learn more about what our volunteers do in our community, visit the Virginia Beach Master Gardener website. Also, check out virtual tours of some of our projects below.

Annual Trial Garden Tour

Children's Garden at the Farmers Market Tour

Kitchen Garden Tour

To learn more about the Virginia Extension Master Gardener Program, click here.