Category Archives: Glencarlyn Library Community Garden

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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Faux-Nuts, Fruits, Berries & Seeds

The bounty produced by the Library Garden this fall captivated many visitors. Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia love sharing the beauty and abundance of Nature’s gifts, while also having the opportunity to answer lots of questions elicited by the great variety of seeds, berries, fruits and the one “faux-nut” displayed in our Glencarlyn Library Teaching/Demonstration garden. Continue reading

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