Monthly Archives: October 2015

Five Things You Didn’t Know About . . . The State Arboretum of Virginia

Did you know that one-third of the world’s pine species are represented at the State Arboretum of Virginia? Do you its history, including the “radiation pit” era? Check out five things you probably don’t know about the State Arboretum of Virginia! Continue reading

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The Fall edition of the VCE Master Gardener newsletter, In Season, is completed and posted online! Please take a moment and look through this issue, it contains information on the iPad Contest winner, MG College Recap, and several other great articles! Continue reading

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Help Green Spring Gardens by Donating Cuttings from Your Garden!

FROGS will be selling bundles of greens at the Gardeners Holiday Open House on Sunday December 6th. As always, we are turning to our wonderful Green Spring volunteers and asking that you bring in any greens that you may have or can cut from your yards for this purpose. Continue reading

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AutumnFest Wrap-up: The Stink Bug & The Caterpillar

AutumnFest was a huge success engaging 171 adults and children plus the 36 Master Gardener Volunteers who attended to the many details that helped make the event a success. These included everything from unloading Country Gardens owner Rhonda Stevenson’s trucks full of plants and pumpkins to giving mini-workshops including one called “Eat Your Yard!” to both making and giving out samples of herbalicious food and drinks. Continue reading

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