Fall Vegetable Gardening, August 23rd – Register here!
Sunny Garden Renovations 2014 With the support of their team of Master Gardener volunteers and interns, coordinators Kate Donohue and Joe Kelly have undertaken a second year of renovations in the Sunny Garden. Read more about their work.
2014 Fall Master Gardener Training Thinking of becoming a Master Gardener? Don’t wait any longer! We still have a few openings for this coming Fall training. Learn more: “Become a Master Gardener.”
Itea virginica, Virginia Sweetspire Tried and True Plants for the Mid-Atlantic Fragrant, showy four-inch spires of white blossoms fall from arching stems in late spring into July. In autumn, its leaves turn a vibrant red to orange. A native favorite, this shrub hasgraceful open growth habit, and does best in part-shade with moist soil. Read more.
VCE Plant Clinics
Plant clinics sponsored by Virginia Cooperative Extension are gearing up for the 2014 gardening season in Arlington and Alexandria. All are staffed by VCE Master Gardeners, who answer general gardening questions as well as questions about pests and diseases and plant identification. They also provide free soil test kits on request. Find one near you:
- Arlington Central Library Plant Clinic
- Arlington Farmers’ Market Plant Clinic
- New Alexandria Lee Center Plant Clinic
- Del Ray Farmers Market Plant Clinic
- Old Town Alexandria Farmers Market Plant Clinic
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-228-6414. Click here to view events of interest to gardeners in the greater D.C. area.