Master Gardeners offer ‘remote’ help

Northern Neck residents still have a place to go with their lawn, garden, shoreline, pest and other horticultural questions.

Although local Virginia Cooperative Extension offices remain closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Northern Neck Master Gardeners (NNMG) are monitoring their Help Desk email account and answering questions. Several hundred residents contact the NNMG Help Desks annually to obtain science and researched-based information in response to their horticultural and environmental questions.

“Things are certainly different this year,” said NNMG president Henry Riely. “With the offices closed, it’s more challenging but we’re…

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