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Vegetable Gardening Resources for Mid-Atlantic Gardeners

Are you new to vegetable gardening in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania or other parts of the Mid-Atlantic region? Here are several free vegetable gardening resources from regional experts that might be of interest to you or someone you know.   Vegetable Gardening Practices to Protect the Chesapeake Bay and Waterways This useful, brief self-assessment from the…

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Gardening Events in Virginia in March

March is shaping up to be a busy month for gardening events in Virginia. Here’s a sampling of workshops, symposia and other gardening events being held across the Commonwealth. 8th Annual Gardening Symposium Leesburg, Va., March 18, 2017, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Sponsored by the Loudoun County Master Gardeners, this popular annual gardening symposium…

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Gardening Events in Tidewater Virginia

If you or someone you know lives in the Tidewater area of Virginia, now is a good time to check out what’s happening with the Virginia Beach Master Gardeners. Mark your calendars for these free upcoming educational gardening events in Virginia Beach. VBMG Tree Workshop February 25, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Spend the…

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Arlington Garden Tool Lending Library Grows Fans

The Arlington Garden Tool Lending Library offers residents temporary use of nearly 150 gardening tools. What a brilliant idea! I passed the program during a recent visit to Central Library, the main branch of the library system in Arlington, Virginia. Housed inside “The Shed” located in a library courtyard, the program offers planting and digging…

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78th Annual GCV Rose Show

The 78th Annual Garden Club of Virginia (GCV) Rose Show will be held October 5-6, 2016 at the Hampton Roads Convention Center. Enjoy viewing a wide variety of roses in their prime condition. Opportunities for rose novices and experienced gardeners alike to ask questions and talk with knowledgeable rosarians. Hosted by the Hampton Roads Garden Club.

Garden Clubs of Virginia (GCV) Lily Show

74th Annual GCV Lily Show

The 74th Annual Garden Club of Virginia (GCV) Lily Show will be held June 15-16, 2016 at the Foxcroft School in Middleburg, VA. Enjoy viewing a wide variety of lilies in their prime condition. Opportunities for beginner and experienced gardeners alike to ask questions and talk with people who are knowledgeable about growing lilies.

Garden Clubs of Virginia (GCV) Lily Show

74th Annual GCV Lily Show

The 74th Annual Garden Club of Virginia (GCV) Lily Show will be held June 15-16, 2016 at the Foxcroft School in Middleburg, VA. Enjoy viewing a wide variety of lilies in their prime condition. Opportunities for beginner and experienced gardeners alike to ask questions and talk with people who are knowledgeable about growing lilies.

Historic Virginia Garden Week

Virginia Historic Garden Week runs from April 23 to 30, 2016, with participating cities and counties grouped by day. On April 26, the following areas will be hosting tours: Falls Church/Arlington, Fredericksburg, Lynchburg, Petersburg and Williamsburg.

Historic Virginia Garden Week

Virginia Historic Garden Week runs from April 23 to 30, 2016, with participating cities and counties grouped by day. On April 23, the following areas will be hosting tours: Albemarle – Flordon, Chatham, Middleburg and Winchester.