Category Archives: Demonstration Gardens

Between the Rows – May 2021 Edition

Welcome Veggie Gardeners! 
Check out this month’s Garden Guide for tips on vegetable and herb gardening. Continue reading

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Glencarlyn Library Garden Spring Celebration and Plant Sale

Come rain or shine to celebrate Spring in the Glencarlyn Library Community Garden!
Sunday, May 16, 2021  10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Rain or Shine)
Native and locally propagated plants – including herbs, vegetables, annuals and ornamentals Continue reading

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The Greening Time

The best way to get in touch with what is greening is to take a walk outside. The six demonstration gardens maintained by the MGNV in Arlington and Alexandria are open to the public, so visitors can go and observe the varying stages of new spring growth. Throughout our area, trees are budding, birds are returning or passing in migration, opossums and salamanders are reviving from their winter’s sleep, even though spring doesn’t come officially until mid-March. Continue reading

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Winter: The Quiet Season

Enjoy this lovely essay by Wendy Mills on winter dormancy. Continue reading

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