Category Archives: Native Plants

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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Master Gardener’s Bookshelf: Nature’s Best Hope: Lessons for a Master Gardener

Our book reviewer, Susan Wilhelm, shares how reading Doug Tallamy’s most recent book, Nature’s Best Hope, has impacted how she gardens. 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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🦋 Creating an Oasis for Pollinators 🐝

Homeowners have an opportunity to restore native habitat for pollinators, birds, and other wildlife.  Continue reading

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