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Simpson Gardens’ 20th Anniversary Open House

The Simpson Demonstration Gardens, next to the Alexandria YMCA, celebrated their 20th Anniversary with an Open House on Sunday, September 22. Between 30 and 40 people attended the event, held on a crisp fall-like day. The gardens, built atop an old … Continue reading

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New Class October 19 on Designing a Sustainable, Maintainable Yard

Join Master Gardeners on Saturday, October 19, 9AM to 1PM at Fairlington Community Center in Arlington to learn how a beautiful and environmentally friendly home landscape grows from a workable design–one that you can comfortably implement and maintain.

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USDA Unveils New Plant Hardiness Zone Map / January 25, 2012 / News from the USDA Agricultural Research Service

USDA Unveils New Plant Hardiness Zone Map January 25, 2012: News from the USDA Agricultural Research Service The Arlington area is classified as Zone 7a. This zone extends down to the southern side of Richmond where it turns into Zone … Continue reading

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