Category Archives: Organic Vegetable Demonstration Garden

Join us today at the Organic Vegetable Garden’s Annual Taste & Tour

Sunday, September 10  1 pm – 4 pm Potomac Overlook Regional Park, 2845 N. Marcey Road, Arlington, VA 22207 Enjoy samples from the garden and talk with Master Gardeners about growing vegetables in Northern Virginia, with a special emphasis on … Continue reading

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The Organic Vegetable Demonstration Garden’s Annual Taste and Tour

Sunday, September 10  1 pm – 4 pm Potomac Overlook Regional Park, 2845 N. Marcey Road, Arlington, VA 22207 Enjoy samples from the garden and talk with Master Gardeners about growing vegetables in Northern Virginia, with a special emphasis on … Continue reading

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The Square Foot Garden

By Madeleine Faust, Certified Master Gardener A stroll through the Demonstration Gardens of Glencarlyn, Simpson, and Bon Air leads one gently along the curves that define the paths and plantings. The softness and seemingly indeterminate order comfort the eye and … Continue reading

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Sunday in the Garden at Organic Vegetable Garden

Sunday, June 11, 1-4 p.m. Potomac Overlook Park, 2845 Marcey Rd., Arlington 22207 Join our very own VCE Master Gardeners who maintain the Organic Vegetable Demonstration Garden when they answer your questions about tending the summer garden, Square Foot Gardening, … Continue reading

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Notes from the Organic Vegetable Garden

By Master Gardener Nancy Dowling  Satisfaction to this gardener is coming back to the Organic Vegetable Garden in March after a 4-month break and seeing beds filled with green foliage. We did absolutely nothing to this garden after we put it … Continue reading

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November Notes from the Organic Vegetable Garden, in Potomac Overlook Regional Park

Putting the Garden to Bed By Certified Master Gardener Nancy Dowling If you come to the Organic Vegetable Garden today, you will see nearly every bed green with foliage. Does that surprise you? Well, it shouldn’t. Remember in my very … Continue reading

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August Notes from the Organic Vegetable Garden, in Potomac Overlook Regional Park

by Master Gardener Nancy Dowling Enough already, the tomatoes seem to be screaming. It’s too hot; you expect too much from me. And I agree. It is too hot to put out new fruit, too hot to stand up straight and … Continue reading

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From the Organic Vegetable Demonstration Garden, July 2016

By Master Gardener Nancy Dowling If you enjoy growing vegetables, it’s probably due to the months of July and August – months when your garden starts to give back way more than you give it. At the Master Gardeners’ Organic … Continue reading

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May @ the Organic Vegetable Garden (OVG)

 At Potomac Overlook Regional Park By Nancy Dowling, Master Gardener Please excuse me while I empty the water out of my Wellies! Geez. After 18 straight days of rain, it’s been difficult to finish planting the vegetable garden this year. … Continue reading

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Notes from the Organic Vegetable Garden (OVG)

In beautiful Potomac Overlook Regional Park Many people, when thinking about growing vegetables, associate spring with the beginning of effort. They would be wrong. The truth is that many of us who grow vegetables in our region of northernmost Virginia … Continue reading

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