Gardening workshops - Oct 17 and 27

Post date: Oct 6, 2012 5:47:57 PM

Gardening Workshops

Virginia Cooperative Extensive, with support from Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia, will present two free workshops for the public in October.

Wednesday, October 17, 7 to 8:30 pm. Planting Bulbs Now for Spring Bloom. Find out everything you've always wanted to know about planting spring bulbs, including how to plan for a succession of blooms. Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy Street.

Saturday, October 27, 10 am to Noon. Building Fertile Soil for Productive Gardens. Learn how to get your soil tested and how to amend and improve it, as well as how the Arlington County Mulch program works and how to start composting in your own backyard. Arlington Trade Center, 2700 S. Taylor Street.

Workshops are free but registration is requested: or 703-228-6414

Extension is a joint program of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and state and local governments. Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status. An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.