Expert Garden Talks for 2016

Talks take place Wednesdays at 7 p.m. outdoors at the Central Library Community Garden near the tennis courts unless otherwise indicated.

Topics subject to change.

Presented in partnership with Arlington Food Assistance Center

Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia walk-in plant clinics also take place at Central Library on Wednesdays. 

 

March 16    Seed Starting, Portable Sunshine (meet on first floor near circulation)
March 23    Designing Your Garden (meet in Second Floor Conference Room)
March 30    From Grocery Store to Garden to Kitchen (meet in Second Floor Conference Room)
    
April 6        Growing Superfoods (meet in Second Floor Conference Room)
April 13      Container Gardens for Edibles (meet in Second Floor Conference Room)
April 20      Edible Landscaping & Fruit in the Garden (meet in Second Floor Conference Room)
April 27      Water, Irrigation, Ollas & Rain Barrels (meet in Second Floor Conference Room)
    
May 4        Foraging for Wild Edibles
May 11      Critter Control: Worms, Slugs, Birds, Other
May 18      Growing Food in Small Spaces
May 25      Garden Structures, Vertical Gardening
    
June 1       Top 10 Vegetable Plant Diseases (meet in Second Floor Conference Room)
June 8       Weeds, Mulches, Tillage
June 15     Insect Pests & Beneficials
June 22     Solar Cooking
June 29     Made in the Shade 
    
July 6         Pollination, Polllinators & Flowers
July 13       Lasagna Gardens: The Layered Approach
July 20       Seed Saving
July 27       Soil Building, Composting, Compost Tea
    
Aug. 3        Food Preservation: Can, Freeze, Dehydrate, Ferment (meet in Second Floor Conference Room)
Aug. 10      Hydroponics & PVC Pipe Gardening
Aug. 17      Vegetables for Fall
Aug. 24      Preparing the Garden for Winter, Tool Care
Aug. 31      NO GARDEN TALK
    
Sept. 7       Putting Your Herb Garden to Bed for Winter (meet in Second Floor Conference Room)
Sept. 14     Eat Fresh in December: Cold Frames & Hot Beds (meet in Second Floor Conference Room)
Sept. 21     TBD (meet in Second Floor Conference Room)
Sept. 28     Inside Arlington Kitchens: Fermented? Home Cooking? (meet in Second Floor Conference Room)
    
Oct. 5        Growing Garlic (meet in Second Floor Conference Room)
Oct.12       Season in Review (meet in Second Floor Conference Room)

 

Date:
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Show more dates
Time:
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location:
Central Library
Categories:
Enjoy Arlington Gardening
Calendar:
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