Tag Archives: Wildlife

April 2020 Public Education Events

April 2020 Public Education Events

These events are open to all, but space may be limited so be sure to register online. This month’s offerings include

❦ Gardening to Attract Wildlife in a Yard of Any Size
❦ Small Space Gardening for Pollinators
❦ Arlington EarthFest
❦ Arlington Home Show & Garden Expo
❦ Grow a Traditional Medicinal Herb Garden
❦ Spring at Simpson Gardens
❦ Outdoor Container Gardening: Basics and Beyond

In addition, the Arlington Central Library Plant Clinic , the Arlington Farmers Market Plant Clinic, and the Beatley Library Plant Clinic are now open. 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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World Migratory Bird Day – May 9 and 10

Written by Mary Free, Certified Master Gardener The migration of birds northward peaks in April and May, and we celebrate World Migratory Bird Day May 9 and 10. Initiated in 2006 and administered by the United Nations Environment Programme, it … Continue reading

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The Long View – Meditations on Gardening (The Garden as Artifact)

The Garden as Artifact By Christa Watters Garden: n. Planted area of ground, a plot of ground where plants such as fruits, vegetables and flowers are grown. (Latin origin hortus garda implies a closed area. Ultimately from a prehistoric German … Continue reading

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