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PERENNIAL: Chelone glabra (White Turtlehead)

This week’s Tried and True selection is the perennial Chelone glabra (White Turtlehead). Its white tubular Snapdragon-like flowers are said to resemble turtle heads. Don’t miss the fun video, “Bee Bottoms and Turtleheads” by Mary Free . . . Continue reading

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Master Gardener’s Bookshelf: HomeGrown Pantry

Homegrown Pantry is a guide to planning, growing, and preserving vegetables, fruits, and herbs, with the goal of eating from your garden throughout the year. You will enjoy browsing through the pages and admire the beautiful photos, in addition to benefitting from all the excellent advice. Continue reading

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Between the Rows – September Edition

Welcome Veggie Gardeners! 

This year, the Between the Rows Garden Guide has a new look and additional content. Check out this month’s Garden Guide for tips on vegetable and herb gardening. Continue reading

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Invasive Plant Factsheet: Porcelainberry (Ampelopsis brevipendiculata)

2020 Invasive Plant Factsheet: Porcelainberry (Ampelopsis brevipendiculata)
It is reported as invasive throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and is prolific in natural areas in Arlington. Continue reading

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