Vegetables & Herbs

This new section of the MGNV website gathers all our resources on vegetables and herbs in one spot.

Between the Rows – A Guide to Vegetable Gardening

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:


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.


Planting Dates for Arlington and Alexandria

This two page handout is one of our most popular and heavily used resources.


How & Why to Test Your Garden Soil

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.


Select On-Line References for Kitchen Gardening

This great resource page has many many links on Vegetable Gardening. and is updated on a regular basis.

Urban Agriculture – Master Gardener Virtual Classroom

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).


Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture

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: