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Monthly Archives: April 2013
“Environmental sustainability” is defined as the maintenance of factors and practices that contribute to the quality of the environment on a long-term basis. A sustainable yard protects and restores the productive soil, clean water and healthy plants that are essential … Continue reading
Thu, May 16th 6:30pm to 8:30pm Fairlington Community Center 3308 S. Stafford St, Arlington, VA 22206 Interested in becoming a Master Gardener? Join current Master Gardeners for an Orientation meeting on Thursday, May 16, to learn about the Master Gardener … Continue reading
If you wonder how to grow great tomatoes, which tree is best for your home landscape, or what strange insect you have found, VCE Master Gardeners can help you find the answers. We offer Plant Clinics in Arlington and Alexandria … Continue reading
Virginia Cooperative Extension and Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia will hold a free workshop on Outdoor Pests of the Landscape on Monday, May 6, from 7 to 8:30 pm, at the Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford St., off Quaker … Continue reading
7 to 8pm Fairlington Community Center 3308 S. Stafford St. (off Quaker Lane). This introductory workshop, led by Alan Ford of the Virginia Native Plant Society, will cover why native plants benefit the environment, provide examples of native plants in … Continue reading
Written by Christa Watters, Certified Master Gardener Certified Master Gardener Patrick Earle (MGNV Class of 2011) teaches environmental science at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, where he also advises the T.C. Garden Club. The club holds an annual plant … Continue reading
Written by Joyce Hylton, Certified Master Gardener Spring is here, bringing smiles, flowers, a sense of hope and … weeds. Interspersed among the vibrant flowers are the delicate lacy leaves of bittercress, the rich green tufts of annual bluegrass, colorful … Continue reading