Category Archives: Urban Agriculture

A Green Oasis in the Heart of Arlandria

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

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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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Urban Agriculture: Come Grow With Us!

Urban Agriculture: 2019 Winter-Spring Classes

Arlington Sessions:
2/25 (6:30-8:30 pm)
3/25, 4/9, 5/21 (7-8:30 pm)
Westover Branch Library 1644 N. McKinley Rd.
4/30 (7:00-8:30 pm)
Shirlington Branch Library 4200 Campbell Ave.

Alexandria Sessions:
2/23 (10:30 am-12:30 pm)
3/23, 4/6, 5/11 (10:30 am-12:00 pm)
Burke Branch Library 4701 Seminary Rd.
4/27 (10:30 am-12:00 pm)
Barrett Branch Library 717 Queen St.
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2018 Arlington/Alexandria Urban Agriculture Symposium Reminder

From Virginia Cooperative Extension: Don’t forget to register for the 
2018 Arlington/Alexandria
Urban Agriculture Symposium! Continue reading

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