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Five Things You Didn’t Know About . . . Kirsten Conrad

Our occasional series on “five things you don’t know about…” covers all things gardening and DC area. This month, we highlight Virginia Cooperative Extension Agent, Kirsten Conrad.    

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About . . . Fairlington Community Center

Our occasional series on “five things you don’t know about…” covers all things gardening and DC area related. This month, we explore Fairlington Community Center.

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How to Celebrate National Pollinator Week – 15-21 June: Go Native!

National Pollinator Week – See how MGNV can help you “Go Native!” with pollinators. Continue reading

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Five Things You Didn’t Know You Needed to Know About Growing Tomatoes!

Written by the MGNV Organic Vegetable Demonstration Garden Master Gardeners, with special thanks to Debbie Siegel and Tom Laughlin. Five Things About Growing Tomatoes Are you growing tomatoes this year? Here are five things you should know about getting the best tomato … Continue reading

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World Migratory Bird Day – May 9 and 10

Written by Mary Free, Certified Master Gardener The migration of birds northward peaks in April and May, and we celebrate World Migratory Bird Day May 9 and 10. Initiated in 2006 and administered by the United Nations Environment Programme, it … Continue reading

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About . . .

We’re pleased to announce a new series, “five things you don’t know about…”  This occasional series will cover all things gardening and DC area related. Thank you to MGNV Marsha Mercer, who suggested the idea and has contributed our first “five … Continue reading

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