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Monthly Archives: January 2012
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
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
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
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
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
The MGNV Public Education Committee, with the support of Tree Stewards of Arlington/Alexandria, is holding a free public workshop on Selecting, Planting and Maintaining Trees and Shrubs, tomorrow night, at the Fairlington Community Center, starting at 6:30 p.m. Bring a … Continue reading