Category Archives: Public Education Events

February 2020 Public Education Events

The February 2020 Public Education Events are open to all, but space may be limited so be sure to register online.

This month’s offerings include
❀ How to Build Inexpensive and Effective Grow Lights
❀ Seeds: Selecting and Starting
❀ Introduction to Slovenian AŽ Hive Accessible Urban Beekeeping
❀ Build Healthy Soil and Manage Water in Your Yard
❀ Spring Lawn Care, and
❀ Winter Pruning for Woody Plants. Continue reading

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January 2020 Public Education Events

The January 2020 Public Education Events are open to all, but space may be limited so be sure to register online.
This month’s offerings include Guerrilla Gardening in Your Yard, Selecting & Starting Seeds, and Succulents for Small Spaces. Continue reading

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October 2019 Public Education Events

Summer may be over but there is still more to learn from the Master Gardeners!
Attend one of our classes and talks – Home Owner Associations (HOAs) and Condo Associations: Sustainable Solutions to Landscaping Headaches; Landscaping Techniques and Native Plants for Wet Sites; Preparing Your Garden for Winter, Garlic Growing & History, and Growing Microgreens & Sprouts.
Visit the Simpson Gardens for their monthly Tuesday Stroll.
Celebrate Urban Agriculture Month this October by attending special events from Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture and EcoAction Arlington.

Dont forget the Extenson Master Gardener Help Desk is open year round, Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 12:00 noon. Continue reading

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September 2019 Public Education Events

September 2019 Public Education Programs include the following classes:
• Garden Talk – Good Gardens All Start With Good Soil
• Fall Lawn Care and Turf Alternatives
• Permaculture Ideas for Small Urban Yards
• Landscaping Techniques and Native Plants for Wet Sites

Special Events include:
•Simpson Gardens Stroll
•Wednesday Central Library Garden Talks with AFAC;
•Organic Vegetable Garden Pepper Fest!
•Glencarlyn Library Community Garden Autumnfest
•Simpson Park Gardens Fall Open House.

Don’t forget to check out our Plant Clinics as well! Continue reading

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