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Do you live in a small space? Succulents are a perfect choice for your small space.
The variety of small succulents and their ability to survive in semi-arid environments with infrequent watering is what makes them a perfect choice for your small space. Continue reading
New class added to June schedule! Thursday, June 27, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Burke Branch Library 4701 Seminary Rd., Alexandria 22304 Learn the science of how best to control mosquitoes and ticks, and how to keep them away from … Continue reading
Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic Fragrant, showy four-inch spires of white blossoms fall from arching stems in late spring. In autumn, the leaves of Virginia Sweetspire turn a vibrant red to orange. This native* favorite has graceful open growth habit and … Continue reading
Extension Master Gardener Nancy Davis leads the restoration of the ravines where the Beth El “Chapel in the Woods” is located. The Chapel in the Woods project is an ongoing example of how cooperation among groups and individuals can make change in a community. Continue reading
Welcome veggie gardeners!
It’s time to check out the June VCE Garden Guide for vegetable and herb gardening! Continue reading
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