Category Archives: MG in the Garden

Farmers Markets Allowed to Re-Open

Covid-19 restrictions have affected how farmers markets are operating. Check each individual Farmers Market’s website to get pre-ordering information – Here is our full list of Local Farmers Markets in Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax and Falls Church. Continue reading

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Pruning Woody Plants – Now Via Zoom!

Pruning for Walter Reed 55+ Mar 30, 2020 1:00 p.m. Join us for this VCE Master Gardener Virtual Classroom program on Pruning Woody Plants! Early Spring is the time to look at your shrubs and trees and assess their need … Continue reading

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EXTENSION MASTER GARDENER HELP DESK still open via email: mgarlalex@gmail.com

The Extension Master Gardener Help Desk will still provide services via email. Volunteers will be checking mgarlalex@gmail.com regularly. Please continue to send your gardening questions in to the Help Desk. Continue reading

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GROUND COVER: Pachysandra procumbens (Allegheny spurge)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

Why plant English Ivy, Vinca, or Liriope when you can enjoy this southern, semi-evergreen gem? Fragrant white flower spikes in spring, later become camouflaged by a new flush of gorgeous, crisp green foliage. Leaves have a scalloped margin and take on an attractive mottling. Continue reading

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