What happened to my shrubs?

Did your evergreen shrubs lose their leaves this winter, and you’re not sure why or what to do about it? If so, click here.



imageAsarum canadense, Wild Ginger

Tried and True Plants for the Mid-Atlantic 

This native of rich deciduous forests in eastern North America is not related to culinary ginger, although early Americans used it as a substitute.  It features two velvety heart-shaped leaves, and will naturalize to create a lush ground cover in shade. It was named 2010 Wildflower of the Year by the Virginia Native Plant Society. Read more.


March was here, but where is Spring?march-was-here-but-where-is-spring

The demonstration gardens, including the Shade Garden in Bon Air Park, were covered with snow on March 26th. Was anything blooming in the Shade Garden in March? What can we look forward to in April? What’s happening in Bon Air Park on the first day of summer? To find out, click here.


Upcoming Master Gardener of Northern Virginia (MGNV) Events

Our upcoming events are listed in this calendar. For more information on any event, use the Event Calendar menu above to see full writeups.
If you have any questions about an event, contact the Helpdesk at mgarlalex@gmail.com or 703-228-6414.

Click here to view events of interest to gardeners in the greater D.C. area.