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March 2018 Public Education Events

Public Education Events scheduled by VCE Master Gardeners in Arlington and Alexandria in March 2018.

Classes include Wintertime Pruning, Building Soil Health, Turf Talk, Optimal Lawn Care, Microgreens and Vegetable Gardening Continue reading

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GRASS: Panicum virgatum (Switch Grass)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

Once the dominant species of the North American tallgrass prairie, this warm-season grass is noted for the open, airy appearance of its seed heads and the multi-season interest of its foliage.  In addition to its use as an ornamental, Switch Grass is also utilized for soil conservation and as a biomass crop. Continue reading

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