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PVCC Horticulture & Environmental · 2M ago

A 2016 Thank You

Welcome to 2017! While it may be cold outside and the possibility of snow is looming, I’d like to take just a moment to look back at the 2016 year and thank those who volunteered in the comm...
PVCC Horticulture & Environmental · 4M ago

Wrapping up the Season

This past Sunday was spent tightening up the hoop house walls and reorganizing the seed trays within it. We moved our rocks and leftover cinder blocks into the hoop house to increase thermal...
PVCC Horticulture & Environmental · 5M ago

Phi Sigma Pi volunteers in the rain

Saturday was rainy and as I peered out the door of the hoop house I simply knew that our volunteers were going to stay snuggled in their beds. At best, I thought they might emerge and hit th...
PVCC Horticulture & Environmental · 5M ago

More native plant labeling

We’ve been painting rocks in the garden. That might sound barmy, but they’ll make great, fun native plant labels. We might have gotten a little bit overexcited with some of our labeling (com...
PVCC Horticulture & Environmental · 5M ago

Thanks to Bartlett Tree Experts

We are the grateful recipient of mulch from our Charlottesville tree wonders Bartlett Tree Experts. Every so often we’ll call them and they are always friendly, professional, and a huge pile...
PVCC Horticulture & Environmental · 5M ago

United Way Day of Caring 2016

On Wednesday, Sept. 21st we participated in the 25th annual United Way Day of Caring. Megan Borishansky does a wonderful job coordinating the largest volunteer day in the greater Charlottesv...
PVCC Horticulture & Environmental · 6M ago

Volunteers rushing together like rivers

This past Sunday was one of those picture perfect days in the garden. Under cloud streaked blue skies, a variety of volunteer worlds collided in hail fellowship. We had Ella and Mary Beth, c...
PVCC Horticulture & Environmental · 6M ago

Madison House is almost back…

We have been a beneficiary of the volunteers through UVA’s Madison House for the past several years, as written about previously. Really, without their help the Charlottesville community sch...
PVCC Horticulture & Environmental · 6M ago

SERVING the community, UVA style

Project SERVE was in the garden last Friday and, as usual, this group rocked the house! Helping local service organizations while making acquaintences with other, new UVA students is the goa...
PVCC Horticulture & Environmental · 7M ago

Volunteers and Native Plant Rocks

This summer the garden has had some really terrific volunteers and I’d like to take some time to celebrate them here, for without our cadre of volunteers this garden wouldn’t exist at all. T...