Tag Archives: Virginia Cooperative Extension

January 2017 Public Education Events

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

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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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November 2016 Public Education Events

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

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October 2016 Public Education Events

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

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Zika and Mosquito Control

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

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About . . . The History of Master Gardeners

FIVE THINGS YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT… The History of Master Gardeners 1) 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 … Continue reading

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