Gardening Q&A: A brief listing of sources for beginning and sustaining a vegetable backyard


Mark your calendar for the Chesapeake Master Gardener Volunteers’ annual plant sales for the next week: Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. As usual, you will have a wide variety of plants – annuals, perennials, herbs, natives (remember last week’s article), trees, shrubs, and fruit trees. Bring your own car. Cash and personal checks only. Note that this year there is a new location – the Chesapeake Central Library, 298 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, 23322. For more information, contact the Chesapeake Extension Office at 757-382-6348. Your gardening questions are welcome. Come out and support your local master gardeners!