• General Public Invited to FREE Master Gardener Meeting March 5!

        The public is invited to attend the free Master Gardener Volunteer Monthly educational meeting Thursday, March 5, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. at the Loudoun Extension Office, 30 Catoctin Circle, S.E. (Wachovia Bank Building), Suite B, Leesburg.

        Keith Tomlinson, Managing Director Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, will address the topic, “Using Native Plants: Combining Ecology and Aesthetics“.

        Tomlinson’s current emphasis is use of native plants in the landscape. He has twenty-five years combined experience in field botany, herbarium curation (vascular & non-vascular flora), living collections management, cultural & bio-geography, wilderness travel, rock climbing, gardening and environmental education.

        For more information about the meeting or the Loudoun County Master Gardener program visit the website:www.loudouncountymastergardeners.org or call the Loudoun Extension Office at 703-777-0373. Debbie Dillion coordinates the Master Gardener Volunteer program.