Monthly Archives: May 2019

PERENNIAL: Baptisia australis (Blue Wild Indigo)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

Baptisia is a bold plant that in early spring produces multiple stems of beautiful gray-green foliage.  By mid-spring the foliage is topped by 1- to 2-foot flowering spikes that are a magnificent blue color. Continue reading

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Sunny/Shade Garden Tour – This Sunday!

Come join us this Sunday, June 2 from 1-3 pm at the Sunny & Shade Garden Tour at Bon Air Park. Continue reading

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Gardening for Pollinators – A Redesign of the Glencarlyn Pollinator Bed

Garden Talks in the Glencarlyn Library Community Garden

Learn from Extension Master Gardener interns how they designed and installed a trellis and selected native plants to serve as nectar and host plants for a variety of pollinators in the renovation of the Pollinator Bed at Glencarlyn Library Community Garden. Continue reading

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75th Commemoration of D-Day

Saturday, June 1 – 11:00 a.m.-  4:00 p.m. – Visit the MGNV display at the City of Alexandria’s 9th Annual Commemoration of D-Day.
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