Category Archives: Simpson Gardens

Simpson Gardens Roundup: A Season of Renovation

Have you ever looked around your yard and thought that it was time to shake things up and reinvigorate the garden? Maybe you will benefit from the experience of the dedicated team at Simpson Gardens, who have spent the last year working hard on renewal of the garden. Continue reading

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October 2019 Public Education Events

Summer may be over but there is still more to learn from the Master Gardeners!
Attend one of our classes and talks – Home Owner Associations (HOAs) and Condo Associations: Sustainable Solutions to Landscaping Headaches; Landscaping Techniques and Native Plants for Wet Sites; Preparing Your Garden for Winter, Garlic Growing & History, and Growing Microgreens & Sprouts.
Visit the Simpson Gardens for their monthly Tuesday Stroll.
Celebrate Urban Agriculture Month this October by attending special events from Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture and EcoAction Arlington.

Dont forget the Extenson Master Gardener Help Desk is open year round, Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 12:00 noon. Continue reading

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Simpson Gardens Tuesday Strolls

Come to our monthly garden strolls at Simpson Demonstration Gardens. On the second Tuesday of each month of the growing season, 10 – 11:00 a.m., the Extension Master Gardener volunteers will be in the gardens to answer questions and provide information on sustainable gardening. Continue reading

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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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