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May 2018 Public Education Classes and Events include classes on Problem Plants and Better Alternatives; Small Space Gardening on Balconies; Mosquitoes and Ticks: Identification and Control; Sowing the Seeds of Victory: War Gardens in America; Weeds: Getting to Know Your “Closest Neighbors”; and Small Space Gardening: Edible Landscaping. Special Events include Simpson Gardens Tuesday Stroll ; Saturday Morning in the Vegetable Garden at the Organic Vegetable Garden; Wednesday Library Garden Talks and two plant sales – one at Glencarlyn Library Community Garden and our big fundraiser at the Green Spring Plant Sale Continue reading
Many Public Education Classes, Talks and Events in Arlington and Alexandria in April 2018:
Plant Selection; Planning and Planting the Herb Garden; Arlington County Earth Fest; Irrigation; Arlington Homeshow and Garden Expo; Garden Structures: Supports, Going Vertical, and Rabbit and Deer Control; Square Foot Gardening; Aprilfest; Small Space Gardening: Selecting Trees and Shrubs; Balcony and Container Gardening; Alexandria Earth Day; Walter Reed Garden Group; Gardening in Containers, Window Boxes, and on Balconies; and Sowing the Seeds of Victory: War Gardens in America.
Public Education Events scheduled by VCE Master Gardeners in Arlington and Alexandria in March 2018.
Classes include Wintertime Pruning, Building Soil Health, Turf Talk, Optimal Lawn Care, Microgreens and Vegetable Gardening Continue reading
Public Education Events scheduled by VCE Master Gardeners in Arlington and Alexandria in February 2018.
Classes include Microgreens: What Are They, Why They Are So Fabulous, and How to Grow Them; Plot Against Hunger Spring Garden Kick-Off: Growing Food for Our Neighbors in Need; Water Conservation (DIY Sustainable Yard Series); Learn How to Build Your Own Cold Frame; and Vegetable Gardening Part 2: Planning and Preparation. Continue reading
The following events are scheduled by VCE Master Gardeners in Arlington and Alexandria in January 2018. Microgreens: What Are They, Why They Are So Fabulous, and How to Grow Them Saturday, January 13, 10:30 a.m. – noon Westover Branch Library 1644 … Continue reading
The following are free public education events offered by VCE for November 2017. Holiday and Winter Containers (Note that the class is offered twice) Wednesday, November 1, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford St., Arlington, 22206 … Continue reading