Hydrangea quercifolia (Oakleaf Hydrangea) with bumble bee
Hydrangea quercifolia (Oakleaf Hydrangea) with bumble bee. Photo by Mary Free
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Grass to Garden: Creating a New Garden Space

If you registered for any online classes before the website rollout on 1/22/22, please register again. Sorry for the inconvenience and thank you!

January 28 @ 10:00 am 11:30 am EST

Many of us would like to create more gardening spaces and reduce our lawns, but we dread the back-breaking hard work involved. Good news! The days of digging deep and flipping or cutting turf are over. In this class, Extension Master Gardener Becky Halbe describes methods she has used on her property and elsewhere to spare her back and quickly and more easily go from grass to a garden filled with flowers, native plants, or vegetables. Becky is also a Virginia Master Naturalist and currently serves on the Board for the Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture. She grows fruits, vegetables, and native plants and is adept at foraging the local urban wilds.


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  • You will receive an additional email with the Zoom link & password and any additional materials 24 hours prior to the class.

Registration closes an hour before the event begins.
If you can’t join us for a live online presentation, video recordings of the sessions are posted to the  Master Gardener Virtual Classroom.

Please RSVP in the next section!

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services, or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Arlington County Cooperative Extension five days prior to the event at 703-228-6400 or *TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours (8:00 am–5:00 pm) to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event.

Virginia Cooperative Extension is a partnership of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments. Its programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, military status, or any other basis protected by law.


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