Monthly Archives: May 2012

In the Garden: Ugh! We got Slugs

Organic Vegetable Garden (OVG), May 30th: The previous week in the organic vegetable garden we have been finding many, many slugs happily feeding on our lettuce, broccoli, strawberries and the many seedlings that are just coming up.  They seem to … Continue reading

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In the Garden: Clean Out the Pests with Insecticidal Soap

Organic Vegetable Garden (OVG), May 17th: Flea beetles are going after our eggplant seedlings so we started applying insecticidal soaps in addition to using other methods of protection such as floating row covers and using arugula as a trap crop.  … Continue reading

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Native Vines Blooming in the Glencarlyn Library Community Garden

by Certified Master Gardener, Judy Funderburk Ever since Arlington’s Invasive Plant Coordinator, Jenn Truong, asked us to take out the beautiful scented, evergreen, fall-blooming and often-called native and very invasive sweet autumn clematis vine (Clematis terniflora) on our back fence, … Continue reading

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In the Garden: Strawberries are not for the Birds

Organic Vegetable Garden (OVG), May 12th: For the past week we have been harvesting beautiful strawberries from our patch in the MGNV Organic Vegetable Garden in Potomac Overlook Park.  We noticed that many of the berries had been sampled by … Continue reading

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