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Speakers Bureau

Speakers for your club or organization

Fairfax County Master Gardeners, in keeping with our mission to educate, inspire and motivate Fairfax County gardeners, offer speakers on a wide range of gardening topics. Our presentations are based on environmentally sound horticultural practices and principles, and are informative, entertaining, and fun!

Sample Topics

Attracting Desirable Wildlife
Birds, Butterflies & other Pollinators
Container Gardening
Ornamentals & Vegetables
Water Features
Creating a Backyard Habitat
Drought-Tolerant Plantings
Garden Design
Gardening with Native Plants
Herb Gardening & Culinary Uses

Low-Maintenance Gardening
Native Plants
Organic Gardening
Poisonous Weeds
Reducing Turf Area
Shade Gardening
Soil Testing and Amendments
Starting Plants from Seeds
Water-wise Gardening

This is a sampling of the topics available to Fairfax County residents. Please email or call us so we can discuss topics that are of particular interest to your organization and we will try to meet your request.

Fairfax County Master Gardeners Association Speakers Bureau does not charge a fee for speakers; however, a donation from your organization will assist the FCMGA in its mission of educating and assisting the Fairfax County community. If your organization is in Fairfax County and you are looking for a speaker, please feel free to contact us at or through the Virginia Cooperative Extension Fairfax office at 703-324-5369 to request a speaker.