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Posted on: January 22, 2024

VCE Loudoun Master Gardeners Present: Perfect Performance for Native Plants

MG Program Announcement

Native plants are sometimes seen as "messy" and "wild" which can dissuade gardeners from adding more native plants to their garden. Utilizing just a pair of pruners, Chelsea Ruiz will teach you how horticulturalists garden in public an...

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Posted on: November 2, 2023

Loudoun Farmers Eligible for Federal Emergency Drought Aid

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Loudoun County farmers are eligible to apply for assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) due to drought conditions during this year’s growing season. 

The USDA has declared Loudoun and six other Virgin...

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Posted on: October 13, 2023

VCE Loudoun Master Gardeners Present: Companion Planting, the Beauty and the Bullies

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Ever wonder why some plants grow well together, and some plants do not? Learn the ins and outs of companion planting with Master Gardener Katie Conaway! She will provide an overview of how different plants relate to one another, including how garden bulli...

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Posted on: October 2, 2023

VCE Loudoun 4-H’ers Selected as Finalists for National 4-H Award

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The National 4-H Council has announced that two Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) Loudoun 4-H members, Kashvi Ramani and Pranav Kalidindi, are among the twelve finalists selected for the 2024 National 4-H Youth in Action award. The 4-...

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Posted on: September 22, 2023

VCE Loudoun Offers Reduced Cost Water Testing for Wells, Cisterns, Springs

VCE Loudoun Program Announcement

Do you have a well, cistern, or spring? Did you know that it is your responsibility to test your water to ensure that it is safe to drink for your family?

Registration for VCE Loudoun’s reduced cost water testing program is open this fall. The nu...

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Posted on: September 20, 2023

Loudoun County 4-H Receives Grant for Shooting Education Program

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The Loudoun County 4-H has received a grant from the NRA Foundation for the 4-H Shooting Education Program. The grant has provided $3,400 worth of equipment for the program, which stresses gun safety, form, accuracy, self-discipline and proper sporting us...

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Posted on: September 14, 2023

VCE Loudoun Master Gardeners Present: Cemeteries as Gardens

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See how cemeteries first welcomed just the dead and grieving, and then became garden refuges full of life. Born out of necessity, cemeteries were among the first green spaces in cities. Now, some serve as backdrops to community events and even as habitats...

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Posted on: August 14, 2023

VCE Loudoun Master Gardeners Present: Building a Backyard Bird Oasis

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Invite a diversity of birds to your garden by planting beautiful native plants that provide both food and habitat. Learn which trees and shrubs are the best for our local feathered friends and create a lovely, dynamic year-round bird oasis in your backyar...

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