Spring is here and . . .

the Virginia Cooperative Extension office in Arlington is here with a host of services and programs to help you with all your landscape and gardening needs!!

Lake Valley Seed PacketsFREE Seeds for vegetables and flowers are available during office hours. “Take all you want, but plant all you take” is the rule and you have only to sign out the number of packets you take. Send us photos of what you did with YOUR seeds and we might publish them on our website for everyone to see!

FREE Soil Test Kits and instructions for finding out what your soil pH is and what nutrients your plants need to thrive. Need help with your soil test results?  Call during the hours of 9am -noon at 703 228 6414 or email us for a replacement- mgarlalex@gmail.com

Sustainable Gardening Series 2017FREE Public Education Classes:  Go to MGNV.org calendar of programs for a full schedule of all of our classes on sustainable landscape management and urban agriculture in Arlington and Alexandria 

FREE Walk-In Diagnostic Services for your insect, weed, plant disease identification and management questions.  Daily. 9-noon at the Fairlington Community Center 3308 S. Stafford St. Arlington 22206  For more information, call: 703 228 6414 or email us at mgarlalex@gmailcom


Come get the real-deal, science based information
for sustainable landscape management on mosquito and tick control, invasive plant management, and landscape and household pests.  And come visit us at upcoming public events:

Celebrate National Nutrition Month logoNational Nutrition Awareness Month
March 26, 2-5pm
Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St, Arlington 22201

Earth Day - Come Play with usEarthfest
April 12, 10-noon
Arlington Mill Community Center  909 S Dinwiddie St, Arlington, VA 22204, 

Alexandria Earth DayAlexandria Earth Day
April 29, 10-noon.
Braddock Park, 1320 Braddock Pl, Alexandria 22314 Saturday, 

Arlington Home Show and Garden ExpoArlington Home Show and Garden Expo
April 29 10 am-4pm
Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 2nd St S, Arlington  22204, 

and don’t miss the Wednesday Night Series: Central Library Garden Talks, featuring a different timely gardening topic each week.  7pm every Wednesday thru October at the Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St, Arlington 22201. Check  www.plotagainsthunger.afac.org, http://arlingtonva.libcal.com/ o

Check out our Plant Clinics!  The Arlington Central Library Plant Clinic has opened and will operate from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. every Wednesday to October 25, 2017. It is located in the East Lobby of the library, 1015 N. Quincy Street. (Directions/Map). 

Arlington Farmers’ MarketThe Arlington Farmers’ Market Plant Clinic opens April 15 and will operate every Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. through September. The Farmers’ Market is located at N. 14th St. and N. Courthouse Rd.  (Directions/Map). 

Our other Plant Clinics will open in May.

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