Tag Archives: fall gardening

Predator in the Urban Garden

By Christa Watters On a recent morning when I went out to the patio to fill the bird feeder, I looked up and thought maybe the neighbors had put one of those owl statues on their wall to deter unwanted birds and … Continue reading

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Reflections on Faux-Nuts, Fruits, Berries & Seeds

In this Time of Celebration, Remembering the Bounty of Our Fall Garden by Judy Funderburk The bounty produced by the Library Garden this fall captivated many visitors. We Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia (MGNV) loved sharing the beauty and abundance of … Continue reading

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The Long View – Meditations on Gardening (The End of Fall)

By Christa Watters One day the tulip magnolia next to my front door is still green – leaves fringed with yellow, spotted with brown here and there, yes, but basically still green, and on waking the next morning I see it still … Continue reading

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Exciting Happenings in Glencarlyn Library Garden

By Judy Funderburk What do Persimmons, Poe, and Painting have in common – besides the letter P?!? All three were exciting happenings in the Library Garden this fall. Our native persimmon tree (Diospyrus americana) grew her first two orange persimmons. They were so … Continue reading

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The Long View – Meditations on Gardening (Why We Garden)

Heeding the call to garden in an environmentally sound manner is a worthy objective. Continue reading

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