Alexandria Beautification Commission Presents: How Did Your Garden Perform?

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Alexandria Beautification Commission Presents: How Did Your Garden Perform?

For Immediate Release: November 6, 2017

The Alexandria Beautification Commission, in partnership with Virginia Cooperative Extension, announces a series of educational focusing on ways residents can beautify their homes and neighborhoods using sustainable landscaping practices. The program is free and open to the public.

The first in the series is: How did your garden perform this year? Looking for tips for next year? will take place Wednesday, November 8 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Ave. Attendees will have an opportunity to discuss with fellow gardeners their garden, identify techniques to unpack their garden and learn about woody plants you can still add that will provide interest this winter. 

Registration is requested at For additional information email

In coordination with the City of Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities, the Beautification Commission is a twelve-member advisory unit that represents citizens' values in City beautification matters and coordinates projects to encourage and achieve beautification. 

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, email or call 703.746.4667, Virginia Relay 711.