FREE garden talks April to October 2017
Join us for Saturdays in the Garden, free garden talks the first Saturdays of the month followed by a Q&A session. Experienced Master Gardeners will be on hand to share their knowledge not only of the veggie garden but to answer questions concerning perennial and ornamental gardens too. Printable flyer:
Place: Loudoun County Master Gardeners’ Demonstration Garden, Ida Lee Park, Leesburg (located across from the pool, parking lot is on the right after barn).
Time: 10AM to Noon*
April x – Get started on a great vegetable garden by learning preparation and planting of veggie garden beds.
May x – Transitioning from a spring to summer vegetable garden with topics on planting summer vegetables.
June x – Keep your garden growing strong! Learn vegetable garden maintenance and how to manage problems.
July x – Compost happens. Learn how to make your own compost, vermiculture and compost tea.
August x – Fall gardens can be great! This talk centers on planning for a fall vegetable garden.
September x – Essential fall lawn care. Come out and learn why fall is the best time to care for your lawn and repair summer damage. Includes mowing, seeding, fertilizing and more.
October x – Fall essentials for the vegetable garden. Fall preparations include not only cleaning up this season’s garden but also allow you to get a head start on next season.
*Note: This is an outdoor event, please prepare accordingly (bug spray, sunscreen, clothing, etc.). Check our calendar on the website for possible weather cancellations.