Category Archives: Aster

You Bet Your Aster

It’s National Pollinator Week 2017! About a decade ago, U.S. Senate unanimously approved for a week in June to be annually designated as National Pollinator Week. This year, from 19 – 25 Jun 2017, our Nation is celebrating this week … Continue reading

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Summer, it would seem, is here!  It’s heating up, the pool is open and laughter and many in our community are walking about enjoying the sunshine.  A few of the last landscaping projects around the community are complete. We have … Continue reading

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Friday, May 12th is National Public Gardens Day!  It’s always the Friday preceding Mother’s Day. Our local area is chock full of wonderful garden areas to view and visit and get your botanizing on!  Here is a small local list … Continue reading

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Marquee planting project: COMPLETE! We have our front marquee planting area completely planted for this year’s (and many more) planting season. The final step was to plant a series of annual plants in and around the spaces of the perennials … Continue reading

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Tobin/Beverly Landscapers this Saturday!

Calling all Strathmeade able-bodied residents. We have another shipment of plants arriving to complete our beautification project of the Tobin/Beverly marquee. This Saturday, April 29th, I am calling all green thumbs, brown thumbs, gardeners, non-gardeners, and anyone else who would … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day Strathmeade Square! I trust that even on this rainy weekend you are able to enjoy time out and about. In celebration of Earth Day I participated in the Northern Virginia Soil & Water Conservation District (NVSWCD, http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/nvswcd) … Continue reading

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So it seems like Spring has SPRUNG!! Warmer days, sunny days, some showers–all of it means that our growing season is beginning to gain momentum. Part of our Spring planting plan was to plant some new plants in the Marquee … Continue reading

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