Monthly Archives: September 2016

VCE Urban Agriculture Symposium

Print Version: 2016 Urban Agriculture Symposium Flyer Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, VCE Urban Agriculture Symposium – 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford St., Arlington 22206 Held in conjunction with Urban Agriculture Month in Virginia. Keynote speaker will … Continue reading

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TREE: Nyssa sylvatica (Black Gum)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic Found in a variety of sites from creek bottoms to upland slopes in eastern North America, Black Gum is noted for its beautiful yellow to orange to scarlet fall foliage.  Bees make a flavorful honey … Continue reading

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October Public Education Events

Print Version: October Education Events Flyer Tuesday, Oct. 4, Simpson Gardens Stroll –  11 a.m. to noon, at 420 E. Monroe St., Alexandria 22301 (by the YMCA) VCE Master Gardeners who maintain the Simpson Park Demonstration Gardens will be in the garden to greet … Continue reading

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WHAT’S HOPPIN’ In The Glencarlyn Library Demonstration Garden

By Judy Funderburk First there is Peter, our resident bunny who periodically comes hoppin’ along. It’s especially good timing if we Master Gardeners happen to be explaining to a visitor that our garden is a Wildlife Habitat certified by the … Continue reading

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