Posted on: December 9, 2016

Become a Master Gardener

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Indulge your horticultural interests while helping your community. Virginia Cooperative Extension is now accepting applications for the 2017 James City County/Williamsburg Master Gardener Training Program. Classes meet for 3 hours Monday and Wednesday mor...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Maintaining our drainage systems

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We all have a part in maintaining our drainage systems. Know how your neighborhood system works, where the water goes and where problems could occur. Keep drainage easements, ditches and culverts clear of debris and yard waste; ditches are not disposal ar...

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Learn more about the County's drainage systems
Posted on: December 8, 2016

Create your own backyard habitat

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One way to conserve water while adding beauty and interest to your landscape is to create a wildlife habitat in your yard. Backyard conservation incorporates bird and wildlife habitats and food sources, erosion control and water conservation.

The US Depart...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Landscaping tips

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Experts in lawn and garden care, our Water Smart Partners, are actively assisting government staff to encourage citizens landscaping to be smart in watering techniques and plant selection. Here are some outdoor conservation tips:

  • Check for leaks in pipes, ...
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