Tag Archives: Northern Virginia

Sunny Garden Renovations 2014

Written by Elaine Mills, Certified Master Gardener Photos by Elaine Mills and Liz Pittleman With the support of their team of Master Gardener volunteers and interns, coordinators Kate Donohue and Joe Kelly have undertaken a second year of renovations in … 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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Happy 25th Anniversary Quarry/Shade Garden!

Written by Mary Free, Certified Master Gardener Twenty-six years ago, Bon Air Park’s Quarry/Shade Garden was neither a quarry nor a garden. The 40‘ x 30’ site, once used as a quarry for inferior- grade building stone, sat idle 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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