Category Archives: Glencarlyn Library Community Garden

the Caterpillar and the exoSkeleton – a Halloween Video

Oooh – Happy Halloween! These creepy crawly caterpillars eat their own skins! Continue reading

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Fall Fruit at Glencarlyn Garden

Learn all about Diospyros virginiana, the common or American persimmon, a plant native to the eastern and midwestern United States – with a delicious persimmon recipe as well. Continue reading

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Garden Education Box Installed in Glencarlyn Library Garden

By Alyssa Ford Morel, Certified Master Gardener, Certified Master Naturalist and Audubon at Home Ambassador.  If you’ve visited Glencarlyn Library Community Garden’s back patio recently, it’s likely that you have noticed a new addition, a Garden Education box. Though it … Continue reading

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Summertime and the Herbs Are Abundant!

Basil is the late summer subject of the fourth in an occasional series of short articles featuring herbs grown in our Master Gardener Demonstration/Teaching Garden at the Glencarlyn Branch Library. Continue reading

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September 2018 Public Education Events

September 2018 Public Education Programs include: Garden Talk – Partnering with Pollinators; 2 sessions of Fall Lawn Care; Small Space Gardening – Selecting Trees; 2 sessions of Composting – What to do with all those leaves?; and Native Grasses and Sedges for the Home Garden.

Special Events include: Simpson Gardens Tuesday Stroll; Wednesday Central Library Garden Talks with AFAC; the Glencarlyn Library Community Garden Autumnfest; and the Simpson Gardens Fall Open House and 25th Anniversary Celebration.

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

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Monarda fistulosa (Wild Bergamot) with Pollinators

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic Have you seen any of these pollinators in your garden? Enjoy this great video from Mary Free featuring a variety of pollinators visiting Monarda fistulosa (wild bergamot), at the Glencarlyn Library Community Garden on … Continue reading

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