Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia will hold two open houses on Sunday, September 30, in gardens they developed and maintain in support of the programs of Virginia Cooperative Extension. Flyer (PDF)
Glencarlyn Library Community Garden, 300 S. Kensington St., Arlington. From 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, a family-friendly celebration with free crafts, “herbalicious” food and drink, and hundreds of plants, pumpkins and herbs for sale. Attend free Workshops: 11a.m – Good Dirt! How to improve your soil; Noon – To Bee or Not to Bee! Creating habitats for pollinators; 1p.m – Get Herby! Making (and tasting) Herbal Vinegars.
Interact with a human-sized Stinkbug. Learn from a Long Branch naturalist and her critters. Flyer (PDF)
Annual Taste and Tour
Organic Vegetable Garden at Potomac Overlook Regional Park, 2845 N. Marcey Road, Arlington. Between 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 30, enjoy samples from the garden and talk with Master Gardeners about growing vegetables in Northern Virginia, particularly planting fall crops and overwintering vegetables. Park in the lot and walk past the Nature Center to the garden on the left.
No charge to attend and reservations are not needed. For more information, call the Horticultural Help Desk at 703-228-6414.
For information about Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia, visit mgnv.org.
Extension is a joint program of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and state and local governments. Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status. An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.