Monthly Archives: July 2016

For Your Pollinator Garden

Written (and Photographed) by Mary Free, Certified Master Gardener Do you want to create or add to a pollinator garden? Do you look at lists of plants that claim to be superior at attracting pollinators, then wonder which ones really … Continue reading

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The Shade Garden Showcases Ferns

by Dina Lehmann-Kim, Master Gardener While the Shade Garden at Bon Air Park is host to a wide variety of plants, the stars this month are the ferns. Ferns thrive in shade and come in a range of sizes, hues, … Continue reading

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August Public Education Events

Download the August Public Education flyer. Wednesdays in the Garden – August 3, 10, 17, and 24 (No program on August 31), 7 to 9 p.m. Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington 22201. This series, taught by Arlington Food Assistance … Continue reading

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From the Organic Vegetable Demonstration Garden, July 2016

By Master Gardener Nancy Dowling If you enjoy growing vegetables, it’s probably due to the months of July and August – months when your garden starts to give back way more than you give it. At the Master Gardeners’ Organic … Continue reading

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New Brochure for Glencarlyn Library Community Garden Is Big Hit

By Judy Funderburk Everyone who sees our new brochure says something nice: “It’s beautiful.” “It leads you into the Garden.” “It helps you learn more about the plantings in each of the 10 garden sections.”

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Library Garden Receives Gift from Campbell Elementary 2nd Graders

By Judy Funderburk Ms. Jessica Berg’s 2nd grade class walked from their school to the Glencarlyn Library Community Garden bearing a gorgeous homemade gift! It is a wind chime made from repurposed bamboo that the children found invading the back of … Continue reading

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