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    • America's Anniversary Garden. A Statewide Corridor and Entrance Enhancement Program 

      DuBois, Leanne; Maurer, Elizabeth; Latimer, Joyce G.; Appleton, Bonnie Lee, 1948-2012; Close, David; Scoggins, Holly Lynne, 1962- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) has developed the America's Anniversary Garden to help individuals, communities, and groups mark America's 400th Anniversary with a signature garden planting. The signature gardens will ...
    • America's Anniversary Garden. Bulbs for a Red, White, and Blue Spring Garden 

      Appleton, Bonnie Lee, 1948-2012; Maurer, Elizabeth; Latimer, Joyce G.; Close, David; DuBois, Leanne (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) has developed the America's Anniversary Garden to help individuals, communities, and groups mark America's 400th Anniversary with a signature garden planting. The signature gardens will ...
    • America's Anniversary Garden. Native Plants 

      DuBois, Leanne; Latimer, Joyce G.; Appleton, Bonnie Lee, 1948-2012; Close, David (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) has developed the America's Anniversary Garden to help individuals, communities, and groups mark America's 400th Anniversary with a signature garden planting. The signature gardens will ...
    • America's Anniversary Garden. Red, White, and Blue in Fall and Winter Gardens 

      Appleton, Bonnie Lee, 1948-2012; Scoggins, Holly Lynne, 1962-; Latimer, Joyce G.; Maurer, Elizabeth; Close, David; DuBois, Leanne (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) has developed the America's Anniversary Garden to help individuals, communities, and groups mark America's 400th Anniversary with a signature garden planting. The signature gardens will ...
    • Backyard wildlife habitats 

      Eaton, Gregory Kent, 1959-; Wright, Barbara (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication describes the benefits of creating or enhancing a backyard wildlife habitat, as well as the basic needs of food, water, cover, and space to create an wildlife-friendly environment.
    • Care Sheet for Sabal minor or "Dwarf Palmetto" in Virginia Landscapes 

      Scoggins, Holly Lynne, 1962- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2013-09-05)
      Part of the Dwarf Palmetto's native range includes the extreme southeastern portion of Virginia. Given the proper conditions and period of establishment, S. minor should be hardy throughout all Virginia zones.
    • Common Ground. Why Should University Faculty Partner with Virginia Cooperative Extension? 

      Latimer, Joyce G.; Gehrt, Karen Roth (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2013-07-10)
      Read about how faculty have engaged partners, volunteers and students to benefit all. The project will build on other good practice programs in food safety by establishing a multi-disciplinary alliance to bridge current ...
    • Conserving energy with landscaping 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication describes how well-placed plantings alter the microclimate around a home, resulting in a more comfortable environment and significant savings in heating and cooling costs over time.
    • Container and Raised-Bed Gardening 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Raised beds, while requiring a high initial labor input, offer improved growing conditions and advantages compared to the existing soil. Improved plant growth, increased yields, and better accessibility are reasons to ...
    • Container and Raised-Bed Gardening 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-11-05)
      Discusses container and raised-bed gardening, and types of plants that grow well in containers or raised beds.
    • Creating a Water-Wise Landscape 

      Latimer, Joyce G.; Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2016-02-03)
      Minimizing the need for watering in your landscape requires careful observation, planning, and common sense. Several principles for water-wise landscaping include choosing the best design and plants, preparing soils, and ...
    • Creating a Water-Wise Landscape 

      Latimer, Joyce G. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Minimizing the need for watering in your landscape requires careful observation, planning, and common sense. Several principles for water-wise landscaping include choosing the best design and plants, preparing soils, and ...
    • Economic Pests of Turfgrass, Identification Guide 

      Kamminga, Katherine; Kuhar, Thomas Patrick, 1969-; Shetlar, David J.; Brandenburg, R. L.; Laub, Curtis A., 1955- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-01-31)
      This document is an identification guide to pests that can cause significant damage to lawns and turf.
    • The Effect of Landscape Plants on Perceived Home Value 

      Niemiera, Alexander Xavier, 1951- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Researchers conducted a seven-state survey of attendees at consumer home and garden shows to determine consumer perspective on how plant size, type, and design sophistication in a landscape affect the perceived value of a ...
    • Energy Series: What about Landscaping and Energy Efficiency? 

      Wiseman, P. Eric, 1974-; Grisso, Robert D. (Robert Dwight), 1956-; Walker, Martha A. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-07-07)
      Landscape maintenance can consume a great deal of energy. With proper planning, you can minimize these inputs and have a beautiful, low maintenance landscape that uses less energy and saves you money. This publication gives ...
    • Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Application 

      Edwards, Susan (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2016-02-09)
      This publication is an application form for volunteering in the master gardener program.
    • Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Re-Enrollment Form 

      Edwards, Susan (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2016-02-11)
      This publication is an application form for re-enrollment as a volunteer in the master gardener program.
    • Fall Vegetable Gardening 

      Relf, Diane (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication reviews the following steps for successful fall vegetable gardening: planting and care for a fall harvest, preparing soil for winter, and care of garden equipment.
    • Feeding wild birds 

      Bromley, Peter T.; Geis, Aelred D., 1929- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      This publication offers tips on selection and presentation of bird feeds, preferred foods by species, and landscaping to attract wild birds.
    • Food Safety For School and Community Gardens 

      Boyer, Renee Raiden; Chapman, Benjamin (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2013-05-29)
      This document outlines the recommended agricultural practices for food safety in school and community gardens. Topics include food safety, site selection, pesticides and fertilizers, handwashing, water and irrigation, ...