Category Archives: Public Education

Spring is here and . . .

the Virginia Cooperative Extension office in Arlington is here with a host of services and programs to help you with all your landscape and gardening needs!! FREE Seeds for vegetables and flowers are available during office hours. “Take all you want, … Continue reading

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April Public Education Events

The following are free public education events for April 2017.  They are open to all! Printable Flyer – MGNV March 2017 Public Education Events Printable Flyer – Garden Talks at Arlington Central Library 2017 Sustainable Landscaping 3: Plant Selection, Design … Continue reading

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Gardening as Occupational Therapy

By Master Gardener Puja Gellerman Gardening, as a purposeful and meaningful activity, has been cited as far back as 1932 in Occupational Therapy literature (Wagenfeld & Atchison, 2014, p. 1). At that time, Occupational Therapists (OTs) worked primarily in hospitals … Continue reading

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March Public Education Events

Printable Flyer – MGNV March 2017 Public Education Events Printable Flyer – Garden Talks at Arlington Central Library 2017 Spring Lawn Care, You Can Do It!  (note that class is offered twice) Saturday, March 4, 10–11:30 am. Fairlington Community Center, … Continue reading

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New Free Public Education Series on Sustainable Landscaping

The MGNV Public Education Committee is proud to announce our new 5-part public education series on Sustainable Landscaping beginning February 11. Sign up for as many as you want; all workshops are FREE and held at: Fairlington Community Center, Room FC100 … Continue reading

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February Public Education Events

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The Long View – Meditations on Gardening

Occasional essays by Christa Watters, Master Gardener Preparing for Winter – a Satisfying Task In these darkest days of winter, as we wait for the light to spiral back upwards from its nadir at the Winter Solstice, the garden is … Continue reading

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January Public Education Events

The following events are scheduled by VCE Master Gardeners in Arlington and Alexandria in January. Printable Flyer Microgreens: What Are They, Why They Are So Fabulous, and How to Grow Them Tuesday, January 10, 7 – 8 p.m. Fairlington Community Center, 3308 … Continue reading

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November Public Education Events

The following events are scheduled by VCE Master Gardeners in Arlington and Alexandria in November. Sunday, November 6, Fairlington Community Center Landscape Walk, 1 – 2:30 p.m., Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford St., Arlington, VA 22206. This program will provide a tour of … Continue reading

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October Public Education Events

Print Version: October Education Events Flyer Tuesday, Oct. 4, Simpson Gardens Stroll –  11 a.m. to noon, at 420 E. Monroe St., Alexandria 22301 (by the YMCA) VCE Master Gardeners who maintain the Simpson Park Demonstration Gardens will be in the garden to greet … Continue reading

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