Growing your own food, using nature as a guide and incorporating sustainable practices is good for our bodies and good for the earth.  This course covers the essential topics - planning the garden from seed to harvest, using organic and sustainable techniques to develop healthy productive gardens, growing good soil, dealing with wildlife and specific techniques for container and indoor vegetable gardens.  Taught by the Master Gardener Cook’s Garden Team.

The course is set up to allow you to learn at your own pace. The videos and handouts will be available online. Registration is open and on-going until June 16, 2024.  Materials will be available online to registrants of this course through December 31,2024.  Discussion boards will allow you to interact with the instructors and there will be 3 live question and answer sessions.

You must register for this course, there is a $10 registration fee.  Enrollment is on-going starting in mid-January, so you can register even after the course has started.


This is a self-paced, asynchronous class offered online through Canvas.  Three live Q&A sessions will be offered.

Course Dates:

February 1, 2024 – December 31, 2024


COST: $10.00
PAYMENT METHODS: Credit Cards Only
REFUND POLICY: There are no refunds available for this program. 

What's Next?

Virginia Cooperative Extension utilizes Canvas to offer this online program. After registering for this program, you will receive a registration confirmation email with detailed instructions for accessing the Canvas platform. If you don't see a confirmation email, be sure to check your spam or junk folder.  You can also access the Canvas instructions here.

This course is a self-paced course.  If you have any questions about this program, please contact Thomas Bolles, Associate Extension Agent for Prince William County, at tpbolles@vt.edu.

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Christina Hastings at 703-792-6285 during business hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event. *TDD number is (800) 828-1120.

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Section Title
Vegetable Gardening 2024
Course Fee $10.00
Section Notes

This training will be self-paced, and offered online via Canvas.

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