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PVCC Horticulture & Environmental · 2M ago

Manure

Recently we tested a few of our eight raised beds and found that they’re generally in good shape but could use a few amendments. A local farmer was awesome enough to drop us off a load of ma...
PVCC Horticulture & Environmental · 2M ago

UVA’s The Big Event

On Saturday, April 8th. students participating in UVA’s Big Event came to the garden. We had a lot of fun working in the native plant beds and prepping some of the vegetable beds for plantin...
PVCC Horticulture & Environmental · 2M ago

Revving up for Spring

We’re still weeks away from the last frost date for this region, but things are heating up in the garden. Madison House has begun visiting, the beds are tilled up the asparagus are starting ...
PVCC Horticulture & Environmental · 5M 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 · 7M 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 · 8M 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 · 8M 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 · 8M 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 · 8M 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 · 9M 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...