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. Whether you are doing it yourself or working with a designer or contractor, this program will give you the knowledge to evaluate your site, identify your needs, and choose plants and materials appropriate for local conditions.  The program is a great foundation for developing your own detailed plan in the award-winning six-part Making Your Yard Sustainable Workshop Series, which will be offered again in January-March 2014. Registration for the October 19 program is $20 per household and free to Master Gardeners, Master Naturalists, and Tree Stewards. Everyone wishing to attend must register, and space is limited, so please click here to register on-line or contact the VCE Master Gardener Help Desk (703-228-6414 or

Water-Wise Garden at Simpson Park. Photo by Kenneth P. James

Garden at Simpson Park. Photo by Kenneth P. James

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