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Urban Agriculture Symposium

VCE’s Urban Agriculture Symposium on Saturday, 3 October, offers something for anyone interested in growing food in urban areas for personal use or for sale. Whether it’s growing vegetables in small backyard spaces or community gardens, soilless production of mushrooms and microgreens, … Continue reading

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MG Events October 2015

VCE Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia (Alexandria/Arlington) have scheduled the following events in October 2015. We hope you will be able to share this information widely with your organizations, neighbors and friends. Continue reading

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MG Events September 2015

VCE Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia (Alexandria/Arlington) have scheduled the following free events in September 2015. We hope you will be able to share this information widely with your organizations, neighbors and friends. Continue reading

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About . . . Kirsten Conrad

Our occasional series on “five things you don’t know about…” covers all things gardening and DC area. This month, we highlight Virginia Cooperative Extension Agent, Kirsten Conrad.    

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About . . . Fairlington Community Center

Our occasional series on “five things you don’t know about…” covers all things gardening and DC area related. This month, we explore Fairlington Community Center.

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VIEW FROM THE GARDEN 

It’s the time of year when Gardeners talk enthusiastically about “Spring Ephemerals,” using this term to describe native wildflowers, such as Virginia Bluebells, Trout Lily, Toothwort, Spring Beauty, Bloodroot, Trillium and Woodland Phlox. The word ‘ephemeral’ often means short-lived, but in the case of native plants, transitory is more accurate. Continue reading

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