Author Archives: Dave Close

About Dave Close

Dave Close is the Virginia State Master Gardener coordinator and he works with Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech. You can eMail him at

Is A Container Recycling Program In Your Future?

Like many urban areas, we hear complaints every spring about the number of plastic garden containers consumers collect and have to deal with for disposal. Across the United States, millions of pounds of agricultural plastics, including flower and vegetable containers, are discarded into local landfills every year. As in many states, the nursery and greenhouse