Category Archives: Native Plants

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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Native Alternatives to Overused Foundation Plants, Part II

In Part I of this article, posted last week, we presented alternatives to some traditional foundation shrubs that are considered invasive in Arlington County and the City of Alexandria. In Part II, we consider alternatives to other overused non-native shrubs. Continue reading

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