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Meet Jolene Mafnas, the 2017 Summer Intern

By Susan Wilhelm, Certified Master Gardener Jolene Mafnas, our 2017 Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) summer intern, is a senior at William & Mary studying public health and environmental science policy. Jolene’s focus is sustainability. Last fall she began a William … Continue reading

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About . . . Paula Kaufman, Master Gardener Coordinator, Virginia Cooperative Extension-Arlington-Alexandria

Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia extend sincere thanks and wish happy trails to Paula, who resigned Feb. 27 after serving for MG Coordinator for nearly two years. Her last day at work is March 10, 2017, but she plans to … Continue reading

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Welcome, Master Gardener Class of 2016!

by Kirsten Conrad Buhls, Agriculture Natural Resource Extension Agent, Virginia Cooperative Extension The MG Intern class of 2016 is 28 strong.  All graduated with flying colors on November 15th in a ceremony that included the Mayor of Alexandria Allison Silberberg.  We are so … Continue reading

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Orientation Open House for 2016 Master Gardener Training

Register for the Open House! VCE Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia have scheduled two opportunities for residents of Arlington and Alexandria to learn more about the 2016 Master Gardener Training Program, which will begin on September 6.

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In Season: VCE Master Gardener Newsletter

The Fall edition of the VCE Master Gardener newsletter, In Season, is completed and posted online! Please take a moment and look through this issue, it contains information on the iPad Contest winner, MG College Recap, and several other great articles! Continue reading

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MG Events October 2015

VCE Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia (Alexandria/Arlington) have scheduled the following events in October 2015. We hope you will be able to share this information widely with your organizations, neighbors and friends. Continue reading

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How to Celebrate National Pollinator Week – 15-21 June: Go Native!

National Pollinator Week – See how MGNV can help you “Go Native!” with pollinators. Continue reading

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MGNV Volunteers in Our Community: 4-H in Virginia

By Gabriel Eberhardt Last week we talked about the origins of 4-H. Now let’s focus on   4-H closer to home. In Virginia, approximately 20,000 adults and teens volunteer their time and energy annually to help more that 170,000 Virginia youth learn leadership, citizenship and … Continue reading

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In the Winter Garden – Reflections from 2012

This article, written by MGNV member Mary Free in December 2012, is worth a repeat.  Appreciating the winter garden makes for a happier all-season gardener! For some excellent native tree suggestions you can explore the MGNV series of tried and true plants. … Continue reading

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Happy Pollinator Week! Happy 25th Anniversary!

Celebrate National Pollinator Week and the first day of summer at Bon Air Park. On June 21, 2014, the Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia (MGNV) in cooperation with the Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) and Arlington County will celebrate the 25th anniversary of … Continue reading

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