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Monthly Archives: June 2016
By Master Gardener Christa Watters for the Simpson Crew Each of Simpson’s many and various garden beds has its special time for looking wonderful. One of my favorite plants this time of year is a smallish tree that grows near … Continue reading
We wrap up pollinator week with one last challenge: can you identify the insects in the video? These hairy pollinators were buzzing around the Echinacea at Green Spring Gardens on Wednesday. Continue reading
This year, June 2oth is not only the summer solstice, but the beginning of Pollinator Week, created to advance public awareness of the significant environmental benefits provided by pollinators. This is the perfect opportunity to stroll through an MGNV demonstration or other public garden to enjoy the flowers and see how many different pollinators you can find. Stop and observe pollinators in action. Notice their characteristics and behavior. But most of all, appreciate their efforts and the many benefits that they provide. Continue reading
by Dina Lehmann-Kim, Master Gardener On Thursday, June 2, 2016, a productive collaboration took place at the Shade Garden – a work party between Master Gardeners and the TreeStewards of Arlington/Alexandria. Two of the Shade Garden coordinators, Karen Smith and … Continue reading
Please join VCE Master Gardeners of Arlington/Alexandria for one of these July events! Simpson Gardens Stroll ―Tuesday, July 12, 11 a.m. to Noon 420 E. Monroe St., Alexandria 22301 (by the YMCA) Rescheduled from July 5. VCE Master Gardeners who maintain … Continue reading
VCE/Master Gardeners and our local jurisdictions and are very serious about helping our community learn the best management practices for mosquito control in light of the current Zika health crisis. Attend one of these public education sessions and keep up on … Continue reading