Category Archives: Event

July 2017 Public Education Events

  Mosquitoes and Ticks:  Identification and Control Monday, July 10, 7-8:30pm, Barrett Branch Library, 717 Queen St., Alexandria 22314 In this fascinating presentation, you will learn the science of how to best control mosquitos and ticks and keep them away … Continue reading

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Spring is here and . . .

the Virginia Cooperative Extension office in Arlington is here with a host of services and programs to help you with all your landscape and gardening needs!! FREE Seeds for vegetables and flowers are available during office hours. “Take all you want, … Continue reading

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Zika and Mosquito Control

VCE/Master Gardeners and our local jurisdictions and  are very serious about helping our community learn the best management practices for mosquito control in light of the current Zika health crisis. Attend one of these public education sessions and keep up on … Continue reading

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Calendar of Events

Upcoming MGNV-sponsored events and other events which might be of interest to gardeners in the DC metropolitan area are listed on this calendar, which is in agenda format. MGNV events are listed in blue, and other events are listed in green. Continue reading

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Urban Agriculture Symposium

VCE’s Urban Agriculture Symposium on Saturday, 3 October, offers something for anyone interested in growing food in urban areas for personal use or for sale. Whether it’s growing vegetables in small backyard spaces or community gardens, soilless production of mushrooms and microgreens, … Continue reading

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MG Events October 2015

VCE Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia (Alexandria/Arlington) have scheduled the following events in October 2015. We hope you will be able to share this information widely with your organizations, neighbors and friends. Continue reading

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MG Events September 2015

VCE Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia (Alexandria/Arlington) have scheduled the following free events in September 2015. We hope you will be able to share this information widely with your organizations, neighbors and friends. Continue reading

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About . . .

We’re pleased to announce a new series, “five things you don’t know about…”  This occasional series will cover all things gardening and DC area related. Thank you to MGNV Marsha Mercer, who suggested the idea and has contributed our first “five … Continue reading

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Culinary, Fragrant & Medicinal HERBS !

If herbs are in your garden or your future garden, you won’t want to miss AutumnFest, September 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Glencarlyn Library Community Garden. Continue reading

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Rick Darke, Noted Landscape Consultant, To Speak in Arlington in November

Rick Darke, a nationally known landscape design consultant and award-winning author, will discuss how to design home gardens that are both beautiful and able to support a broad array of wildlife on Wednesday, November 12, at the Arlington Central Library Auditorium. … Continue reading

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