Category Archives: Fairlington Gardens

September 2019 Public Education Events

September 2019 Public Education Programs include the following classes:
• Garden Talk – Good Gardens All Start With Good Soil
• Fall Lawn Care and Turf Alternatives
• Permaculture Ideas for Small Urban Yards
• Landscaping Techniques and Native Plants for Wet Sites

Special Events include:
•Simpson Gardens Stroll
•Wednesday Central Library Garden Talks with AFAC;
•Organic Vegetable Garden Pepper Fest!
•Glencarlyn Library Community Garden Autumnfest
•Simpson Park Gardens Fall Open House.

Don’t forget to check out our Plant Clinics as well! Continue reading

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The Teaching Garden

Have you ever visited the Teaching Garden tucked into an alcove behind the Fairlington Community Center (FCC)? Learn all about this demonstration garden at the FCC! Continue reading

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Fairlington Teaching Garden in Warm Weather

Have you seen the Learning Garden at the Fairlington Community Center? This secluded garden has been revitalized by two enthusiastic gardeners from the class of 2017. Full of innovative ideas, it also has great funny signage! Continue reading

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Growing Food in Winter

Have you seen the winter sowing/season extension display in the outdoor garden area at Fairlington Community Center (FCC)? . . . It illustrates how easy and effective growing plants outdoors in winter in Zone 7b can be, anywhere there is a small space and a bit of sun. Continue reading

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