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March 2019 Public Education Events

March 2019 Public Education Events are open to all, but space may be limited so be sure to register online.
This month’s offerings include:
*Plot Against Hunger Spring Garden Kick-Off: Growing Food for Our Neighbors in Need;
*Spring Lawn Care and Turf Alternatives;
*Wintertime Woody Plant Pruning (limited space, please register in advance);
*Native Plants for Shade Gardens
*Small Space Gardening Techniques; and
*Small Space Gardening for Pollinators

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February 2019 Public Education Events

The February 2019 Public Education Events are open to all, but space may be limited so be sure to register online.
This month’s offerings include
▻Microgreens: What Are They, Why They Are So Fabulous, and How to Grow Them
▻Sustainable Landscaping: Water Conservation
▻Sustainable Landscaping: Selecting Native Plants
▻Urban Agriculture – Grow What You Eat: Starting Your Own Vegetable Garden
▻Plot Against Hunger Spring Garden Kick-Off: Growing Food for Our Neighbors in Need
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January 2019 Public Education Events

The January 2019 Public Education Events are open to all, but space may be limited so be sure to register online.
This month’s offerings include Sustainable Landscaping classes on Design Basics and Building Soil Health and Urban Agriculture classes on Selecting & Starting Seeds, and Grow Lights Show and Tell. Continue reading

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October 2017 Public Education Events

Come to our free public education events in October 2017. Topics include Tour Our Gardens in Bon Air Park; Simpson Gardens Stroll; Tree Selection, Planting and Care; Composting and What To Do With All That Leaf and Yard Waste; Putting Your Garden To Bed; and Native Grasses and Sedges for the Home Garden.

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Library Garden Receives Gift from Campbell Elementary 2nd Graders

By Judy Funderburk Ms. Jessica Berg’s 2nd grade class walked from their school to the Glencarlyn Library Community Garden bearing a gorgeous homemade gift! It is a wind chime made from repurposed bamboo that the children found invading the back of … Continue reading

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July 2016 Public Education Events

Please join VCE Master Gardeners of Arlington/Alexandria for one of these July events! Simpson Gardens Stroll ―Tuesday, July 12, 11 a.m. to Noon 420 E. Monroe St., Alexandria 22301 (by the YMCA) Rescheduled from July 5.  VCE Master Gardeners who maintain … Continue reading

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