Ice covered sedum in the Simpson Park Demonstration Garden tufa bed. Photo © Mary Free
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Gardens That Educate and Inspire

June 10, 2022 @ 10:00 am 11:30 am EDT


Celebrate National Gardening Week by taking a virtual tour of eight gardens maintained by Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia and six public gardens in the Washington metropolitan area to see examples of good gardening techniques and gain inspiration for your own home landscape. Extension Master Gardener Elaine Mills, a coordinator at the Glencarlyn Library Community Garden in Arlington, Virginia, showcases best management practices and design concepts employed by her fellow demonstration garden leaders in a wide variety of settings. She also shares highlights from public gardens she has visited regularly for the past 10 years. Elaine is a creative force behind the resource Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic on

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