Monthly Archives: December 2013

Audrey Faden, Master Gardener Emerita

By Christa Watters Audrey Evans was born on a coffee farm outside the town of Nyeri in Kenya in 1941. She recalls the “small” 600-acre farm as a beautiful place, with steep hillsides, rivers, bush, and a view of Mt. … Continue reading

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Turning a New Leaf Conference

by Anne Wilson, Public Education Chair, wilsanne@gmail.com Several Master Gardeners attended the fifth “Turning a New Leaf” conference of the Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council (CCLC) on Saturday, November 15, in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. The CCLC is a mid-Atlantic coalition of … Continue reading

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The Master Gardeners’ Bookshelf

By Elaine Mills, MG, Class of 2012 & Columbia Pike Branch Library Volunteer, emills@rksystems.com While it’s time to put many of our garden beds to rest for the winter, some gardeners may enjoy perusing a new Arlington Library acquisition to … Continue reading

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Public Education Class Creates an Online Manual of Sustainable Gardening Resources

Public Education Class Creates an Online Manual of Sustainable Gardening Resources with 70 Tried-and-True Plant Fact Sheets by Carol Rosen, Public Education Committee “Designing a Sustainable, Maintainable Yard,” the half-day program offered by Master Gardeners at Fairlington on October 19, was the … Continue reading

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