Monthly Archives: October 2016

Autumnfest at the Glencarlyn Library Demonstration Garden

By Judy Funderburk, Certified Master Gardener AUTUMNFEST!  The word brings to the mind’s eye pumpkins of every size and color, Indian corn, colored leaves, a freshness in the air.

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November Public Education Events

The following events are scheduled by VCE Master Gardeners in Arlington and Alexandria in November. Sunday, November 6, Fairlington Community Center Landscape Walk, 1 – 2:30 p.m., Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford St., Arlington, VA 22206. This program will provide a tour of … Continue reading

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PERENNIAL: Eupatorium dubium, Eastern or Coastal Joe Pye Weed

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic This more diminutive Joe Pye Weed is native to the eastern coastal plain and can be found in swamps, shores, and wet meadows.   Its beautiful pink-headed stems wave in the summer breeze … Continue reading

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SHRUB: Viburnum prunifolium (Black Haw)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic This elegant large shrub to small tree, found in woods and thickets, has an upright oval crown when young, often becoming irregular with drooping lower branches.  Creamy-white flowers give way to edible pink … Continue reading

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