This new section of the MGNV website gathers all our resources on vegetables and herbs in one spot.
This newsletter has revised content as of February 2021. You can access past issues directly from the website or sign up to get it in your email box!
New content includes:
- Monthly updates from Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture
- Beating the Bugs – A monthly column on pest control in the vegetable garden by Virginia Cooperative Extension Agent Kirsten Conrad
- Monthly updates from the Organic Vegetable Demonstration Garden at Potomac Overlook Regional Park
Herbs – Season by Season Growing Tips (New in 2021!)
This brand new guide incorporates advice given in the previous quarterly Herb Supplement to the Between the Rows newsletter into a permanent resource page on everything herbal, including detailed information, resources, and seasonal to-do lists.
This two page handout is one of our most popular and heavily used resources.
This short video from Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture on how & why to test your soil features VCE Extension Agent Kirsten Conrad and focuses on vegetable gardens.
This great resource page has many many links on Vegetable Gardening. and is updated on a regular basis.
Check out all of our recorded classes on container gardening, edible landscaping, foraging, fruit trees & berries, microgreens, and vegetable & herb Gardening (Basics of Vegetable Gardening, Garden Design, Pest Management, and Seed Starting).
The mission of FOUA is to build a resilient, community-driven urban agriculture sector that provides a fair, healthy, sustainable food system for all Arlingtonians. Their vision is that all Arlingtonians have access to fresh locally grown food. Their programs include:
- Plot Against Hunger
The Plot Against Hunger Program is a collaborative effort managed by FOUA that includes Arlington Virginia Cooperative Extension, Marymount University, Master Gardeners, Master Food Volunteers, food pantries, and individual gardens and gardeners. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- School Gardens
Friends of Urban Agriculture and Arlington Virginia Cooperative Extension are partnering with Arlington Public Schools to turn classroom gardens into Victory Gardens to grow fresh vegetables to support the community.
- Grow Your Own Food
Resources and videos
- Public Urban Gardens
Information on the Highlands Urban Garden (HUG) and the Amazon HQ2 Met Park Urban Garden.
- Plot Against Hunger