What happened to your beautiful spring garden? Summer got you and your garden down? Plants drooping, insect attack, aggressive weeds and is that a fungus? Join Extension Master Gardener Beth Buffington for tips on what you can do right now and what you can plan to do to make sure your summer garden thrives in the future.
Wondering what to plant when the weather starts to cool? Join us to learn what to plant when, and simple tips for success. We will discuss inexpensive techniques to extend your harvest and ways to enjoy some of your crops in the dead of winter. We will also discuss how to select and plant winter cover crops to improve your soil for next year.
Vines can fill a variety of roles in the garden, either serving as ground covers or providing an attractive vertical element in the landscape as they grow on fences, trellises, or walls. Elaine Mills presents characteristics and attributes of the native vines as well as explain maintenance tips and ideas for their landscape uses.
We are cancelling this Friday’s Challenges of the Summer Garden Part II. No questions were submitted for the presentation to address. We hope you will instead enjoy the chance to catch up with a recorded presentation you missed. There are … Continue reading
The health of Arlington and Alexandria’s urban forest depends on efforts across the community to plant and care for our trees. From time to time, our green canopy needs some TLC. Join Kirsten Conrad, Extension Agent for Arlington County and the City of Alexandria, to learn about common questions asked regarding tree root, leaf, and stem diseases and insect pests, and what is injurious to your trees and what is not.
Come sample the many kinds of peppers that we grow and tour the garden! Extension Master Gardeners will answer questions about growing peppers and other beloved summer crops. We’ll also cover other topics such as composting, soil preparation, seed selection, … Continue reading
Come to the Glencarlyn Library Community Garden AutumnFest for a lively celebration of Fall! There will be three mini-workshops on gardening. At 11:00 am, “Climate Conscious Gardening” will offer ideas for earth-friendly gardening practices. At 12:00 noon head over to … Continue reading