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Monthly Archives: May 2016
by Kirsten Conrad Buhls, Extension Agent, Agriculture and Natural Resources Our new summer Intern Jesse Muzzy started her work for the summer on May 23. She will be with us till August 1. Jesse is a rising Senior at George Mason University, majoring … Continue reading
by Judy Funderburk, Master Gardener Glencarlyn Library Demonstration Garden Plant Sale Though raindrops were falling on their heads, the hundreds of plants and 192 folks who came to the Glencarlyn Library Community Garden Plant Sale on Sunday, May 1 were not … Continue reading
VCE Master Gardeners of Arlington/Alexandria have a full schedule of events planned in June. We hope you will join us at these events! Wednesdays in the Garden―June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 7 to 9 p.m., Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. … Continue reading
VCE Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia will sell plants from their own gardens and the demonstration gardens they maintain in Arlington and Alexandria on Saturday, May 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Space #13 at Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Rd., near the intersection of Braddock Rd. and Little River Turnpike. Continue reading
What’s with all the Weeds? By Joe Kelly, Master Gardener Where did all those weeds come from? Yes, the overabundance of weeds has been our greatest challenge so far this spring in the Sunny Garden. Worst of all were the traditional … Continue reading
by Dina Lehmann-Kim, Master Gardener When the Shade Garden held its work party April 16 to pot up plants for the Master Gardeners (MG) of Northern Virginia’s annual plant sale at Green Springs*, MG volunteers and other visitors were welcomed … Continue reading
Register for the Open House! VCE Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia have scheduled two opportunities for residents of Arlington and Alexandria to learn more about the 2016 Master Gardener Training Program, which will begin on September 6.
In beautiful Potomac Overlook Regional Park Many people, when thinking about growing vegetables, associate spring with the beginning of effort. They would be wrong. The truth is that many of us who grow vegetables in our region of northernmost Virginia … Continue reading