Tag Archives: small space gardening
July 2019 Public Education Classes include: Herbs for Flavor, Fragrance, Health and Butterflies, Mosquitos and Ticks: Identification and Control; Composting Basics, and Succulents for Small Spaces.
Check out our new Twilight Landscape Gardening series at the Fairlington Community Center!
• Native Plants of the Fairlington Community Center
• Easy Low-Cost Landscape Maintenance Techniques
• Small Space Vegetable Gardening
Don’t miss these great special events: Ask a Master Gardener at the Organic Vegetable Garden and the Simpson Garden Stroll. Continue reading
Homeowners with small yards or apartment dwellers with balconies may wonder what role they can play in supporting pollinators. The good news is that by selecting smaller sizes of woody plants and making creative use of containers, gardeners with limited space can enjoy appealing landscapes that attract a wide variety of these creatures. Continue reading
April 2019 Public Education Classes are open to all, but space may be limited so be sure to register online. This month’s classes include:
*Small Space Gardening for Pollinators,
*Mosquitos and Ticks: Identification and Control and
*Grow Your Own Herbal Teas
Don’t miss these great special events!
*Arlington Home Show & Garden
*Alexandria Earth Day: Climate Change – Take Action!
*City Nature Challenge 2019 at Simpson Park Garden and
*Organic Vegetable Garden Open House
September 2018 Public Education Programs include: Garden Talk – Partnering with Pollinators; 2 sessions of Fall Lawn Care; Small Space Gardening – Selecting Trees; 2 sessions of Composting – What to do with all those leaves?; and Native Grasses and Sedges for the Home Garden.
Special Events include: Simpson Gardens Tuesday Stroll; Wednesday Central Library Garden Talks with AFAC; the Glencarlyn Library Community Garden Autumnfest; and the Simpson Gardens Fall Open House and 25th Anniversary Celebration.
Don’t forget to check out our Plant Clinics as well! Continue reading