Category Archives: Public Education
The Dale St Community Garden, located at 65 Dale Street in Alexandria, is a thriving new example of a green and lovely garden spot that not only offers local residents space to grow crops and flowers but also teaches sustainable gardening practices and the benefits of fresh food and the uses of native plants. Continue reading
Gardening is easier and more fun when using the right tool for the job. EMGs shared some of their favorites in response to an informal survey. Continue reading
THE MYTH: Compost tea suppresses pathogens and enriches garden soil.
THE REALITY: Read on to learn more! Continue reading
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