Category Archives: MG in the Garden

Between the Rows – August Edition

Welcome Veggie Gardeners! 

This year, the Between the Rows Garden Guide has a new look and additional content.
Check out this month’s Garden Guide for tips on vegetable and herb gardening. Continue reading

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Mystery Seed Packages

Public Asked To Report Receipt of any Unsolicited Packages of Seeds The Problem The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) has been notified that several Virginia residents have received unsolicited packages containing seeds that appear to have originated … Continue reading

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PERENNIAL: Heliopsis helianthoides ( [Smooth] Oxeye)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic)

This member of the Mint family, native to scattered regions of eastern North America, grows along stream banks and in thickets and open woods. Its distinctive red flowers attract a variety of pollinators, especially hummingbirds,** and it offers herbal and medicinal benefits. Continue reading

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MGNV Gardeners Help Create the Plant Hope Garden

There’s a beautiful and peaceful new garden space at Arlington’s Courthouse Square thanks to a collaboration between volunteers from the Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia, the Arlington group of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, and Arlington County Parks and Recreation. Continue reading

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