Ice covered sedum in the Simpson Park Demonstration Garden tufa bed. Photo © Mary Free

Vegetable Garden Pests and Diseases

ONLINE ZOOM PRESENTATION

Join Kirsten Conrad, Extension Agent for Arlington and the City of Alexandria, for a class on recognizing common injurious insects and diseases in your vegetable garden. Learn how to attract and encourage beneficial insects to assist you in fighting off these pests. Kirsten will provide tips and tricks to limit and even prevent damage on your vegetable crops.

Free

The Hospitable Gardener: Welcoming Birds to Your Garden

ONLINE ZOOM PRESENTATION

Birds are some of the most visible and charming visitors to our gardens. Are you interested in being a better host to them? This talk will provide practical cultural tips and plant suggestions to invite them in and help your feathered guests feel at home.

Free

Green Home and Garden Tour

ONLINE ZOOM PRESENTATION

Join us at the annual green home and garden tour, taking place virtually in 2021. This tour will feature homes with energy-efficient technologies, solar panels, and green renovations; watershed-friendly gardens, …

Native Blooms for the Summer Garden

ONLINE ZOOM PRESENTATION

Join Extension Master Gardener Elaine Mills as she describes the characteristics and attributes of 35 native perennials, woody plants, and grasses that bloom during the summer months.

Free

Best Bets: Native Plants for Dry Conditions

ONLINE ZOOM PRESENTATION

Our Zoom Class size limit is 500. If you change your mind, please cancel, as we have a high demand. Homeowners often wonder which plants will be best suited to the soil conditions …

Free

Small Space Gardening for Pollinators: Q&A with MGNV

ONLINE ZOOM PRESENTATION

Extension Master Gardener Elaine Mills will answer questions regarding plants and best practices for sustaining a welcoming space for regional pollinators. To prepare for this session, please view the video …

The Kitchen Herb Garden

ONLINE ZOOM PRESENTATION

Our Zoom Class size limit is 500. If you change your mind, please cancel, as we have a high demand. Bring flavor, health, beauty, and convenience to your family’s mealtime with your …

Free

Best Bets: Native Plants for Wet Conditions

ONLINE ZOOM PRESENTATION

Our Zoom Class size limit is 500. If you change your mind, please cancel, as we have a high demand. Homeowners often wonder which plants will be best suited to the soil …

Free
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