Monthly Archives: September 2013

Smithsonian Victory Garden and FOOD Exhibitions

  From the time you step off the curb, you begin experiencing the Smithsonian Institution through its expansive gardens. The Victory Garden sits on the east side of the American History museum and is an unconventional way to teach history.  … Continue reading

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Simpson Gardens’ 20th Anniversary Open House

The Simpson Demonstration Gardens, next to the Alexandria YMCA, celebrated their 20th Anniversary with an Open House on Sunday, September 22. Between 30 and 40 people attended the event, held on a crisp fall-like day. The gardens, built atop an old … Continue reading

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“Right Tree in the Right Place” Public Event

Right Tree in the Right Place Selecting, Planting and Maintaining Trees and Shrubs Free Public Workshop provided by the Arlington Office of Virginia Cooperative Extension Now is the time to think about which trees and shrubs will meet your needs. … Continue reading

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New Class October 19 on Designing a Sustainable, Maintainable Yard

Join Master Gardeners on Saturday, October 19, 9AM to 1PM at Fairlington Community Center in Arlington to learn how a beautiful and environmentally friendly home landscape grows from a workable design–one that you can comfortably implement and maintain.

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