Category Archives: Arlington County Fair

August 2019 Public Education Events

July 2019 Public Education Classes include: Herbs for Flavor, Fragrance, Health and Butterflies, Mosquitos and Ticks: Identification and Control; Composting Basics, and Succulents for Small Spaces.

Check out our new Twilight Landscape Gardening series at the Fairlington Community Center!
• Native Plants of the Fairlington Community Center
• Easy Low-Cost Landscape Maintenance Techniques
• Small Space Vegetable Gardening

Don’t miss these great special events: Ask a Master Gardener at the Organic Vegetable Garden and the Simpson Garden Stroll. Continue reading

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Plan Now for the Arlington County Fair!

Plan Now for Arlington County Fair Competitive Exhibits in August 2019 Have you just planted your vegetable bed or your summer annuals, or do you have summer flowering shrubs in your yard? If you live in Arlington County, Alexandria City, … Continue reading

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Join us at the Arlington County Fair – Small County, Big Fun!

The Arlington County Fair is August 15-19 and VCE & MGNV are there! Meet us at the 2018 County Fair for rides, food, fun, PLUS the Extension Master Gardener booth and Competitive Exhibits ranging from baked goods to homegrown veggies … Continue reading

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“I Can Shine Garden” at Tancil Court

Master Gardeners Help at Alexandria Children’s Garden By Marsha Mercer, Certified Master Gardener Photos courtesy of Alice Rogalski. In 2010, the City of Alexandria worked with Master Gardeners to create the children’s garden at Tancil Court adjacent to the Ruby … Continue reading

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