Category Archives: Simpson Gardens

Simpson Gardens Spring Open House 

We invite you to attend the Simpson Gardens Spring Open House on Sunday, April 29 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Come see Simpson Gardens’ spring blooms, learn about our garden renovation projects and about attracting bees, butterflies, and birds to your own home gardens.
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Simpson Gardens Fall Round Up 2017

Simpson’s Fall Open House took place on a warm, sunny late September Sunday with the asters and goldenrod in full bloom. We offered tours of the garden, with explanations of its history and the various beds and their purposes and seasonal strengths. Continue reading

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Early Summer 2017 at Simpson Gardens

By Christa Watters, Certified Master Gardener  Every year reveals something different about a garden, as the changing weather patterns or the focus of the gardeners’ work emphasizes or favors some plants over others. This year at Simpson, late spring brought … Continue reading

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Creating Plant Signs for Simpson Gardens

A 2016 Master Gardener Intern Project By Susan Wilhelm, Certified Master Gardener   Kathryn Kellam and Susan Wilhelm (MGNV Class of 2016) created 25 new plant signs for the Simpson Demonstration Gardens in Alexandria as their intern project. Each sign … Continue reading

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Simpson Gardens in May – Open House Draws Bird Lovers

By Christa Watters, Certified Master Gardener Simpson Gardens work parties began on March 7 this year, but in a hit or miss Tuesday pattern with a couple of rescheduled dates because of rain-outs. We have drawn interns from the fall … Continue reading

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Simpson Strolls

Learn about our wonderful Simpson Park Gardens! Join us at the Monthly stroll- we look forward to seeing your there.

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