Category Archives: Intern Projects

High-Rise Gardening: Nine Native Perennials to Brighten Your Balcony

Soaring above the horizon of Arlington County are thousands of high-rise apartments with balconies that can easily be transformed with Northern Virginia native plants into beautiful little gardens in the sky. Continue reading

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MGNV Interns Concoct Herbal Home Brews

Do you savor the flavorful taste and smell of freshly brewed homegrown herbal tea? Read about one of this year’s Intern projects focusing on growing herbs for tea at home. Continue reading

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Garden Myth Busters! Compost Tea

THE MYTH: Compost tea suppresses pathogens and enriches garden soil.
THE REALITY: Read on to learn more! Continue reading

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The Glencarlyn Pollinator Garden and the Importance of Pollinators

By Ana Karla Coudert & Shrive Beck, Extension Master Gardener Interns Photos © 2019 Elaine Mills What are pollinators and why are they important to humans? You may have heard that a butterfly is a pollinator, that pollinators flit from … Continue reading

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