Highlands Urban Garden: Demonstrating Modern Sustainable Agricultural Practices

The Highlands Urban Garden, or Project HUG is revitalizing underused land near the tennis courts at Virginia Highlands Park, and illustrates how otherwise fallow spaces can be transformed into productive land that builds a vibrant ecosystem. The small-scale HUG will demonstrate modern sustainable agricultural practices such as modular, low-impact design principles, sustainable water management practices, and …

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Annual Green Home and Garden Tour 2021

We invite you to join us at the Annual Green Home and Garden Tour, taking place virtually in 2021. This tour will feature homes with energy-efficient technologies, solar panels, and green renovations; watershed-friendly gardens, native plants, rain gardens, rain barrels, and edible landscaping. This year, the tour will feature short videos of homes and gardens …

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Project HUG Work Days

Things are starting to move quickly now on the Highlands Urban Garden in Virginia Highlands Park.  We are in Phase III and ready to plant.  Remember if you haven’t signed up to volunteer in the garden, you can do so here: https://forms.gle/5E825znQDQSJrS99A  This is important.  Also, any minors must be accompanied by an adult.  We …

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Community Groups Launch Urban Garden Project in Arlington’s Virginia Highlands Park

Model project will demonstrate how edge spaces in parks can be transformed into productive urban gardens (Arlington, VA) Today, Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture announced a new collaborative project to develop a demonstration urban garden with the National Landing BID, Livability22202, and Arlington County Department of Parks & Recreation. Volunteers broke ground on the Highlands …

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