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“If you have ever been tempted to purchase one of those seed packages promising an instant meadow garden, you will benefit from doing a little research first. One of the sources you might consult is Sowing Beauty—Designing Flowering Meadows from Seed by James Hitchmough. ” Continue reading
Garden Revolution: How Our Landscapes Can Be a Source of Environmental Change is one of several recently published books addressing the “whys” and “hows” of sustainable, naturalistic garden plantings Continue reading
This in-depth article, on The Meadow Garden at Longwood Gardens, is another in our Regional Gardens series, written by certified Extension Master Gardener, Elaine Mills. Continue reading
Many Public Education Classes, Talks and Events in Arlington and Alexandria in April 2018:
Plant Selection; Planning and Planting the Herb Garden; Arlington County Earth Fest; Irrigation; Arlington Homeshow and Garden Expo; Garden Structures: Supports, Going Vertical, and Rabbit and Deer Control; Square Foot Gardening; Aprilfest; Small Space Gardening: Selecting Trees and Shrubs; Balcony and Container Gardening; Alexandria Earth Day; Walter Reed Garden Group; Gardening in Containers, Window Boxes, and on Balconies; and Sowing the Seeds of Victory: War Gardens in America.
The following are free public education events for September 2017. Garden Talk at Arlington Central Library: Cover Crops for Healthy Soil Wednesday, September 6, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Arlington Central Library, 1015 N Quincy St, Arlington VA 22201 Sowing cover crops can … Continue reading