Category Archives: Youth Programming

“I Can Shine Garden” at Tancil Court

Master Gardeners Help at Alexandria Children’s Garden By Marsha Mercer, Certified Master Gardener Photos courtesy of Alice Rogalski. In 2010, the City of Alexandria worked with Master Gardeners to create the children’s garden at Tancil Court adjacent to the Ruby … Continue reading

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Master Gardeners and the 4-H Junior Master Gardeners Program

Cultivating an interest in gardening – Volunteers welcome! by Susan Wilhem, Master Gardener Intern Basic gardening provides an exciting opportunity to help young people develop curiosity about and appreciation of gardening and the natural world.   In Arlington and Alexandria, 4-H … Continue reading

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Tancil Court, “I Can Shine Garden”

“I Can Shine Garden” teaches children to grow vegetables By Alice Reid Thanks to a hard-working group of children and more than a dozen volunteers, we’ve had a productive and fun spring at the “I Can Shine Garden” at Tancil Court … Continue reading

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Master Gardener in the Garden: T.C. Garden Club at T.C. Williams High School, Alexandria

Written by Christa Watters, Certified Master Gardener Certified Master Gardener Patrick Earle (MGNV Class of 2011) teaches environmental science at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, where he also advises the T.C. Garden Club. The club holds an annual plant … Continue reading

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