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The following events are scheduled by VCE Master Gardeners in Arlington and Alexandria in January. Printable Flyer Microgreens: What Are They, Why They Are So Fabulous, and How to Grow Them Tuesday, January 10, 7 – 8 p.m. Fairlington Community Center, 3308 … Continue reading
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
The following events are scheduled by VCE Master Gardeners in Arlington and Alexandria in November. Sunday, November 6, Fairlington Community Center Landscape Walk, 1 – 2:30 p.m., Fairlington Community Center, 3308 S. Stafford St., Arlington, VA 22206. This program will provide a tour of … Continue reading
Print Version: October Education Events Flyer Tuesday, Oct. 4, Simpson Gardens Stroll – 11 a.m. to noon, at 420 E. Monroe St., Alexandria 22301 (by the YMCA) VCE Master Gardeners who maintain the Simpson Park Demonstration Gardens will be in the garden to greet … Continue reading
VCE/Master Gardeners and our local jurisdictions and are very serious about helping our community learn the best management practices for mosquito control in light of the current Zika health crisis. Attend one of these public education sessions and keep up on … Continue reading
In 1971, before Master Gardeners were even a gleam in anyone’s eye, Washington State University assigned two extension agents to the Seattle and Tacoma metro areas. Their job: to help the public with their urban and commercial horticulture questions. And did they get questions! The overworked agents put on radio and TV gardening shows, but that only drew more people to the Extension offices. The agents brainstormed how to handle the crowds. How about recruiting and training volunteers to help backyard gardeners? Continue reading