Category Archives: In the Garden

Extension Seed Project – Now Online!

Free Seeds!
The Extension Seed Project is moving online. We still have seed, and while we don’t have everything and we can’t promise that we can find exactly what you want, we will look for them across the network of distribution points that are being staffed by Extension Master Gardeners.
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In The Garden: Growing Vegetables in Raised Beds

Organic Vegetable Garden (OVG), July 3rd: Many urban and suburban gardeners may believe that there is no room for vegetables in their yards.  A successful vegetable garden is dependent on many things—adequate sun, sufficient water, pest and weed control, and … Continue reading

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In The Garden: Grow Malabar for Greens in August

Organic Vegetable Garden (OVG), June 21st: Last summer we grew Malabar spinach for the first time.  Malabar (also known as Indian spinach, Ceylon spinach, basella, or vine spinach) is not really spinach, but it has a similar taste and its … Continue reading

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In the Garden: Strawberries are not for the Birds

Organic Vegetable Garden (OVG), May 12th: For the past week we have been harvesting beautiful strawberries from our patch in the MGNV Organic Vegetable Garden in Potomac Overlook Park.  We noticed that many of the berries had been sampled by … Continue reading

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