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New resource page! Balcony Gardening Basics
If you have a balcony, you can garden. Whether you want to add color with flowers and foliage, create a little privacy, or grow edibles and native plants; you can transform your balcony from a concrete jungle into a miniature garden. Continue reading
May 2018 Public Education Classes and Events include classes on Problem Plants and Better Alternatives; Small Space Gardening on Balconies; Mosquitoes and Ticks: Identification and Control; Sowing the Seeds of Victory: War Gardens in America; Weeds: Getting to Know Your “Closest Neighbors”; and Small Space Gardening: Edible Landscaping.
Special Events include Simpson Gardens Tuesday Stroll ; Saturday Morning in the Vegetable Garden at the Organic Vegetable Garden; Wednesday Library Garden Talks and two plant sales – one at Glencarlyn Library Community Garden and our big fundraiser at the Green Spring Plant Sale Continue reading
Many Public Education Classes, Talks and Events in Arlington and Alexandria in April 2018:
Plant Selection; Planning and Planting the Herb Garden; Arlington County Earth Fest; Irrigation; Arlington Homeshow and Garden Expo; Garden Structures: Supports, Going Vertical, and Rabbit and Deer Control; Square Foot Gardening; Aprilfest; Small Space Gardening: Selecting Trees and Shrubs; Balcony and Container Gardening; Alexandria Earth Day; Walter Reed Garden Group; Gardening in Containers, Window Boxes, and on Balconies; and Sowing the Seeds of Victory: War Gardens in America.
By Susan Wilhelm, Certified Master Gardener For their intern project, Sandy Burkholder and Marilyn Thomson (Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia, Class of 2016) prepared an extensive exhibit for the 2017 Arlington Homeshow and Garden Expo (AHGE) that included a portable … Continue reading