Come get your hands dirty with Lynchburg Parks and Recreation this Spring! Join us on Tuesdays from 2/23 – 3/15 for our new gardening classes, hosted at Templeton Senior Center. Learn from Master Gardeners about herb gardening, planting all season vegetables, shade gardening, and how to make shangri-las for hummingbirds and butterflies. Class information is included below.


Herb Gardening with Lynchburg Parks and RecreationPlanting Vegetables for All Seasons

Tuesday, 2/23 from 2pm to 3pm at Templeton Senior Center

Learn more about what to grow and when as Master Gardener, John Casler, shares information and planting tips on year round gardening. You’ll be surprised what you can do!

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Shade Gardening with Lynchburg Parks and RecreationShade Gardening in Central VA

Tuesday, 3/1 from 2pm to 3pm at Templeton Senior Center

Have you got a shady yard and want to introduce some plant variety or color? Dr. Joe Pond has been working with just such landscapes for 40 years and has some great ideas to share.

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Butterfly garden with Lynchburg Parks and RecreationCreate a Shangri-la 

Tuesday, 3/8 from 2pm to 3pm at Templeton Senior Center

Master Gardener, Karen Sacasky sheds light on which plants hummingbirds and butterflies are most attracted to. Fill your garden with color and bring in the butterflies!

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Herb Gardening with Lynchburg Parks and RecreationHerb Gardening

Tuesday, 3/15 from 2pm to 3pm at Templeton Senior Center

Master Gardener, Roslyn Cheagle, will share information on growing your own fresh herbs and how to use them in your favorite dishes. Discover how you can have your own herb garden even in a small space using containers.

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How Do I Register?

Registration for classes and activities can be done in one of the following two ways.

1. IN PERSON Visit our offices at Miller Center, 301 Grove Street, between the hours of 8:30am and 5:00pm to register in person. One of our friendly customer service staff members would be happy to assist you.

2. ONLINE Most of our classes are available for online registration. Activities with special registration instructions (for example, adult athletic leagues) will be notes in the activity description. If you have any issues navigating online registration, feel free to call us at (434) 455-5858 and we will be happy to walk you through it.


Have a question? Give us a call at (434) 455-5858 or send an email to