Learn how to green your home, apartment, community and lifestyle. Featuring green vendors, seminars, children’s activities, Operation Rain Barrel and more. Sponsored by Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment and George Mason University.
One of the most important things homeowners can do to benefit the environment is to garden with more native plants! Come learn the benefits of native plants and native plant alternatives for common invasive plants. Please register via phone or email below.
This mini workshop will go over principles of edible food production from seed starting and soil testing to space saving techniques and plant selection. Please register via phone or email below.
Learn how to beautify your yard and contribute to a healthier, more sustainable ecosystem. A panel of experts will talk about the steps each of us can take individually, and as a community, to create yards that help to sustain native plants and animals.
Virginia Tech Turf Management Specialist, Dr. Mike, will talk about best management practices for establishing, renovating and maintaining beautiful lawns in Northern Virginia. Come early to pick up your soil test kit and get any questions about soil testing answered by Master Gardeners. Please register via phone or email.
Learn about remodeling your home from a variety of top-rated companies! The Expo will feature green products and technologies, with an emphasis on smart design that renders beautiful, desirable homes compliant with Arlington County zoning and permit rules. New this year are workshops on landscape topics such as Testing your Soil, Tree Selection, Protecting the [...]
Learn how to properly locate, design, construct and maintain a small-scale rain garden. Rain gardens allow polluted runoff from roads and buildings to infiltrate into the ground, slowing its flow and preventing pollutants from reaching local streams and the Potomac River, a drinking water supply for the region. Call 703-228-3610 or email email@example.com to register. [...]
Rain gardens, also known as bioretention areas, are attractive landscape features that allow rain water and snow melt to infiltrate into the ground. A layer of mulch and plants intercept water running off streets, driveways, and rooftops, slowing its flow and removing pollutants before the water reaches local streams, the Occoquan River and the Potomac River, drinking water supplies for the region. More information: [...]
Broad selection of plants grown in MGNV demonstration gardens and by Master Gardeners.