Monthly Archives: January 2012

MGNV Speakers Bureau – See What We Are All About!

As we mentioned in last week’s blog about the MGNV Speakers Bureau, we offer programs in five basic topics year-round. Each is in demand, with most requests for composting and container gardening: Composting. How to recycle your fall leaves, grass … Continue reading

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Events in the D.C. area

As a service to our members, MGNV regularly collects a short-list calendar of events in the Washington, D.C. area that may be of interest. As Master Gardeners are committed to ongoing education to remain certified, the items listed are often … Continue reading

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MGNV Speakers Bureau – Getting The Word Out!

Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia are happy to share their knowledge of many basic gardening topics with local community organizations in Arlington and Alexandria. Through our Speakers Bureau, we offer programs for civic associations, condominium organizations, neighborhood groups, garden clubs, … Continue reading

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USDA Unveils New Plant Hardiness Zone Map / January 25, 2012 / News from the USDA Agricultural Research Service

USDA Unveils New Plant Hardiness Zone Map January 25, 2012: News from the USDA Agricultural Research Service The Arlington area is classified as Zone 7a. This zone extends down to the southern side of Richmond where it turns into Zone … Continue reading

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Workshop: Starting Your Vegetable Garden Indoors From Seed

Learn the basics of successful plant propagation, including seed selection, requirements for germination, tips on transplanting, and the importance of hardening plants before moving them outdoors. Two Dates, Two Locations Wednesday, February 15, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  Nannie J. Lee … Continue reading

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Lots of events for 2012

We’ve gotten the calendar loaded with events for the 1st half of 2012. Lots of things to do, from planting seeds to pruning plants to sustainability in your garden. Check the Events page for a full listing. Also, mark June … Continue reading

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