Echinacea purpurea (Purple Coneflower) Photo by Elaine L. Mills

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Old Town Farmers’ Market Plant Clinic

Alexandria Farmers Market 301 King St, Alexandria

The Plant Clinic at the Old Town Farmers' Market is staffed by VCE Master Gardeners, who answer general gardening questions as well as questions about pests, diseases, and plant identification. They also provide free soil test kits on request.

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Small Space Garden Plant Clinic

The Plant Clinic at the Small Space Garden is staffed by VCE Master Gardeners, who answer general gardening questions as well as questions about pests, diseases, and plant identification. They also provide free soil test kits on request. The Plant Clinic coincides with the Fairlington Farmers Market and is located at the back of the Fairlington Community Center.

Fair Deadline: Competitive Exhibits

Fairlington Community Center 3308 S Stafford St, Arlington, VA

Calling home gardeners of all ages! Whether this is your first year of gardening or you’ve been growing flowers, fruits or veggies for a while, now is the time to enter the Competitive Exhibits at the Arlington County Fair and strut your stuff! Entries will be judged by Extension Master Gardeners and there are prizes galore. Residents of Arlington County, Alexandria City, Falls Church and Joint Base Ft Myers-Henderson are eligible to enter. Kids welcome! Information on entries and forms are available at https://www.arlingtoncountyfair.us/participants#competitive-exhibits. Online entry deadline is August 15, 2022 at midnight.

2022 Arlington County Fair – What a Ride!

Thomas Jefferson Community Center 3501 South 2nd Street, Arlington, VA

The Arlington County Fair is one of the largest free events on the East Coast and has been providing quality entertainment for over 40 years. In recent years, attendance has reached over 84,000 as people come from Arlington, Northern Virginia, and the DC Metro region to enjoy competitive exhibits, midway rides and games, entertainment, vendors, and more. Each year Thomas Jefferson Community Center is transformed into a special place with something for everyone to see. Admission is free, there is a cost for some activities. Wednesday, August 17 through Sunday, August 21, Check website for times on individual dates

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