Category Archives: Demonstration Gardens

Simpson Gardens Roundup: A Season of Renovation

Have you ever looked around your yard and thought that it was time to shake things up and reinvigorate the garden? Maybe you will benefit from the experience of the dedicated team at Simpson Gardens, who have spent the last year working hard on renewal of the garden. Continue reading

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Great Long-Blooming Plants for Pollinators

A 2013 plant trial conducted by Penn State Extension, Bees, Bugs & Blooms, ranked three species native to our Mid-Atlantic region as among the best plants for flowering longevity, and in attracting desirable insects. An additional benefit is that deer dislike all three plants. Learn more . . . Continue reading

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October 2019 Public Education Events

Summer may be over but there is still more to learn from the Master Gardeners!
Attend one of our classes and talks – Home Owner Associations (HOAs) and Condo Associations: Sustainable Solutions to Landscaping Headaches; Landscaping Techniques and Native Plants for Wet Sites; Preparing Your Garden for Winter, Garlic Growing & History, and Growing Microgreens & Sprouts.
Visit the Simpson Gardens for their monthly Tuesday Stroll.
Celebrate Urban Agriculture Month this October by attending special events from Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture and EcoAction Arlington.

Dont forget the Extenson Master Gardener Help Desk is open year round, Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 12:00 noon. Continue reading

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Organic Vegetable Garden Pepper Fest!

Come celebrate the end of summer at the Potomac Overlook Organic Vegetable Garden’s Pepper Festival! Continue reading

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