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Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center

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A public garden with roots in education.

Free and educational. Mature plants were well-selected to perform in Hampton Roads' humid, wet... read more

Reviewed February 29, 2016
Brian J
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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Hidden Treasure for Gardeners and Homeowners

Declaration - I am a Virginia Beach Master Gardener so I have studied here and also volunteered... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2014
Julie W
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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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Feb 29, 2016
“A public garden with roots in education.”
Oct 9, 2014
“Hidden Treasure for Gardeners and Homeowners”
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Reviewed February 29, 2016

Free and educational. Mature plants were well-selected to perform in Hampton Roads' humid, wet climate. Could improve in new plant selection and care as well as more accurate plant identification. Great for the home gardener as most of the garden design and plant selection can...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed October 9, 2014

Declaration - I am a Virginia Beach Master Gardener so I have studied here and also volunteered here. It's a shame more people don't know about this research station. It is open to the public every day, doesn't cost a thing. There are so many...More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank Julie W
Reviewed September 23, 2014

What a great event to support local farms and businesses for the fourth year. The Research center is a hidden gem in Virginia Beach. It provides an opportunity for students to further their education locally while providing great services such as soil testing. Lend your...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed September 27, 2011

I love to wander around small themed gardens at my own pace and here there are many including: native plants, white garden, seaside garden, composting heaven, children's garden and one for people with disabilities, which has fabulous raised beds. You can also learn tips and...More

Date of experience: August 2011
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