- March To Do List
- Monthly Essay: Now is the Time to Plant Your Cool Weather Garden
- Beating the Bugs: Cool Season Pests
Visit the Organic Vegetable Garden!
2845 N. Marcey Road
Arlington, VA 22207 United States
(Park in the lot and walk past the Nature Center to the garden.)
One of the best ways to learn about vegetable gardening is to see long established gardens in action. Make time this year to visit the Organic Vegetable Garden in north Arlington at Potomac Overlook Regional Park, one of the eight demonstration gardens operated by MGNV.
The Organic Vegetable Garden will have its first workday of 2023 on March 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., weather permitting. Stop by to see our Extension Master Gardeners in action and feel free to ask them your questions about vegetable gardening.
Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture: Events & More . . .
2023 Spring Garden Kickoff
Demonstrations, garden talks, giveaways, exhibits, & more!
Saturday, March 4, 10 am – 1 pm (doors open at 9:45 am)
at Arlington Public Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington.
Join us at FOUA’s Spring Garden Kickoff, Saturday, March 4. Start off the growing season with:
- Dynamic speakers, including Stacey Evers of Hands on Harvests in Fairfax County
- Learn about Plot Against Hunger
- Gardening Demonstrations
- Wednesday Garden Talks preview
- A tool swap (bring usable tools you no longer need) and tool clinic;
- Free seeds and spring seedlings
- Physical therapists to talk about garden body mechanics, and more.
Admission is free, but please RSVP so we know how many garden friends to expect.
Wednesday Garden Talks
The Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Central Library also runs on Wednesdays, 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm.
2023 Garden Talks
Wednesday Garden Talks at Arlington Central Library begin March 8! Master Gardeners and other gardening experts present these free garden talks that run through September. March and April Garden Talks will start at 6:45 pm and be held in the Quincy Room (1st Floor) except March 15 is in the Bluemont Room (2nd floor). The talks are sponsored by Friends of Urban Agriculture and Extension Master Gardeners.
March Garden Talks will be held in the Quincy Room (1st Floor) *except March 15 is in the Bluemont Room (2nd floor)
- March 8
Start Your Veggies right! – Plant your seeds and seedlings so they’ll happily. grow for you, and learn when and how to start seedlings from experienced gardeners.
- March 15
*Vegetable Garden Design – Make the most of your growing space throughout the seasons with proper placement, timely planting, crop rotation, companion planting, and soil testing
- March 22
Tomato Love – Tomatoes are a popular crop in home gardens. Learn how you can grow and maintain tomatoes to make the most of your crop.
- March 29
Water Where It Counts – Irrigation, rain barrels and ollas (in-ground vessels) deliver water where and when it is needed to help your vegetables survive our hot and humid summers.