VCE ANR to present Fall Lawn Care at National Arboretum

Fall Lawn Care: Do it Now! is a regional fall lawn care program that takes place on Saturday September 14, from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Offered by the National Arboretum, the event includes a lectures, displays, and weed ID walk at the Visitor Center 3501 New York Ave. NE Washington, DC 20002 The programs described below will be presented by Arlington County Extension Agent Kirsten Buhls and Master Gardener Joyce Hylton.

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Love it or hate it, you’ve probably got some lawn. Did you know that fall is the best time to do maintenance and revitalization work? Don’t wait until spring – do it now! Some of the most effective practices are also some of the simplest and will produce healthy results that will last through the upcoming growing season. Drop in between 9:00 and noon to talk with experts about every aspect of fall lawn care. Take home information and about seeding, fertilizing, weeds, pests, mowing, leaf management, bay-safe lawns, organic lawn care, and more. Attend a presentation on best fall lawn care practices at10:00 am, and then walk the grounds with an expert who will identify weeds, pests, diseases, and answer your questions. Presented by DC, Maryland, and Virginia Extension Agents, Volunteers, and Specialists. This program is part of the Arboretum’s Grass Roots Initiative; visit our web site for more information. Free. For registration information, call 202-245-4521

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