New Videos of Zoom Sessions Added to MG Virtual Classroom!

Public Education Classes Now Online! 

The Art of Composting: How to Make Your Own Black Gold

Speakers: Agriculture Natural Resource Extension Agent Kirsten Conrad, Virginia Cooperative Extension and Extension Master Gardener Nina DeRosa
Zoom session, April 24, 2020

 

Controlling Mosquitoes & Ticks in Your Yard without Pesticides

Speaker:  Extension Master Gardener Joan McIntyre
Zoom session, June 19, 2020

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PERENNIAL: Lilium superbum (Turk’s-cap Lily)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

New Fact Sheet in 2020!

MGNV - Native Plants LogoThe tallest and showiest of the native lilies, Turk’s-cap frequents wet meadows and moist woods primarily in the Mid-Atlantic Region.* A single plant can bear up to 40 individual flowers, which are noted for their stunning color, reflexed tepals, and prominent stamens.

*In the Mid-Atlantic Region, it is native to DC, common in DE, and reported in10 MD counties and a majority of PA counties It is locally frequent in the mountains and widespread but infrequent in the Piedmont and Coastal Plain in VA. In NoVA, it is native to Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William counties.

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Five Yards and a Demonstration Garden: Part II

Asian landscape design aesthetic at Glencarlyn Library Community Garden, contributed by Paul.

The Glencarlyn Library Garden Coordinators Talk About Their Personal Spaces and Public Collaboration

By Extension Master Gardeners Elaine Mills, Alyssa Ford Morel, Wendy Mills, Paul Nuhn, and Judy Funderburk.

In Part I of this article, posted yesterday, three of the Glencarlyn Library Garden Coordinators shared their individual experiences shaping gardens in their own yards. In Part II, two more gardeners share their personal stories, and all five talk about their work together in the community garden.

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Five Yards and a Demonstration Garden: Part I

Glencarlyn coordinators celebrate Audubon at Home certification.

The Glencarlyn Library Garden Coordinators Talk About Their Personal Spaces and Public Collaboration

By Extension Master Gardeners Elaine Mills, Alyssa Ford Morel, Wendy Mills, Paul Nuhn, and Judy Funderburk. Continue reading

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