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Five Things You Didn’t Know About . . . Paula Kaufman, Master Gardener Coordinator, Virginia Cooperative Extension-Arlington-Alexandria

Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia extend sincere thanks and wish happy trails to Paula, who resigned Feb. 27 after serving for MG Coordinator for nearly two years. Her last day at work is March 10, 2017, but she plans to … Continue reading

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2014 Master Gardener of Northern Virginia Annual Plant Sale at Green Spring

By Grace Dailey (photo credits) and Alison Kindler The 2014 Master Gardener of Northern Virginia annual Plant Sale at Green Spring Gardens, was notable for a Friday set-up morning with a downpour of rain that started the previous night and … Continue reading

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March was here, but where is Spring?

Written by Mary Free, Certified Master Gardener After one of the warmest winters on record, the March Shade Garden (pictured below) in Bon Air Park was awash in color with a parade of blooming bulbs, spring ephemerals, ornamental trees and … Continue reading

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Public Education Class Creates an Online Manual of Sustainable Gardening Resources

Public Education Class Creates an Online Manual of Sustainable Gardening Resources with 70 Tried-and-True Plant Fact Sheets by Carol Rosen, Public Education Committee “Designing a Sustainable, Maintainable Yard,” the half-day program offered by Master Gardeners at Fairlington on October 19, was the … Continue reading

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Simpson Gardens’ 20th Anniversary Open House

The Simpson Demonstration Gardens, next to the Alexandria YMCA, celebrated their 20th Anniversary with an Open House on Sunday, September 22. Between 30 and 40 people attended the event, held on a crisp fall-like day. The gardens, built atop an old … Continue reading

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“Right Tree in the Right Place” Public Event

Right Tree in the Right Place Selecting, Planting and Maintaining Trees and Shrubs Free Public Workshop provided by the Arlington Office of Virginia Cooperative Extension Now is the time to think about which trees and shrubs will meet your needs. … Continue reading

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