Monthly Archives: July 2018

Fairlington Teaching Garden in Warm Weather

Have you seen the Learning Garden at the Fairlington Community Center? This secluded garden has been revitalized by two enthusiastic gardeners from the class of 2017. Full of innovative ideas, it also has great funny signage! Continue reading

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TREE: Oxydendrum arboreum (Sourwood)

Oxydendrum arboreum (the Sourwood tree) is this week’s selection for Tried and True Plants of the Mid-Atlantic Region. Continue reading

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Garden Myth Busters! Vinegar for Weeds

THE MYTH: Vinegar is an effective way to kill weeds.

THE REALITY: Household vinegar has long been heralded for its many uses around the home and garden, but is it actually an effective weed control method?  Continue reading

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The Master Gardeners’ Bookshelf – Life in the Soil

Book Review of Life in the Soil: A Guide for Naturalists and Gardeners by James B. Nardi. – Thanks to Master Naturalist Kathleen Luisa for sharing her article.
“This is one of the best, most thorough and most completely enjoyable books I’ve read on, well, dirt.” Continue reading

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