Sunday, September 17 10 am – 3 pm
Glencarlyn Library Community Garden, 300 S. Kensington St, Arlington. 22204
Bring the family and celebrate with free tastes of herbal treats and drinks, a Naturalist with critters, a balloon artist and face painters! Attend mini-workshops on native plants, caring for your tools and dealing with invasive plants. 100’s of locally grown sun- and shade-loving perennials, ferns, shrubs, and trees for sale, just in time for fall planting. As always, plenty of Master Gardeners to help you with selections and answer your plant questions.
Mini-Workshops – Each session will last around 50 minutes. Please meet at the Gazebo.
- 11:00 a.m. – Friend and fellow MG Henry Staples will do a presentation of his talk on pollinators and lead a guided tour of the garden highlighting pollinator-friendly plants and noteworthy plant specimens with his inimitable good humor.
- 12:00 p.m. – Joe Youcha, master boat builder, STEM educator and author, will lead a hands-on session on tool care, including demonstrations of how to sharpen various tools. Bring a pruner and get some hands-on experience.
- 1:00 p.m. – Sarah Archer, head of the Invasive Plant Program with the Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation, will talk about the problem of invasives and what Arlington is doing to get the problem under control.
Photos from the 2016 AutumnFest Celebration – come out to join the fun this year!