USDA People's Garden


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Meet me #FarmersMkt: Kids! on Fri Aug 8th 10am-2pm to celebrate #FarmMktWk #USDAFridays #FarmersMarketKids

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Pledge 2 eat +fruits & veggies as a simple #ActofGreen This employee shares his spinach plant w/ coworkers:

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A simple #ActofGreen 4 #EarthDay! Bees rely on a variety & abundance of flowers all growing season. Plant for them

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Come out to in #DC for an #EarthDay event you wont want to miss! 1000 Independence Ave SW 11am-2pm

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#PeoplesGarden volunteers glean 2,100 lbs of sweet corn from Parker Farms in #VA for

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Are your turnip plants tattered like this? The culprit maybe Harlequin Bugs. Look for:

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Great turn out for yoga in the garden! #USDAFridays #LetsMove See pic:

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We planted teff in the garden yesterday with the new Exec. Master Gardeners.

We planted teff yesterday with the new Exec. Master Gardeners. Learn more about teff here:

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Volunteers giving out seedlings of pumpkin and squash 'til 2 pm #USDAFridays

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You never know what will turnip in the garden:

Flutter around the #NationalMall after visiting the #PollinatorWeek Festival:

Come on by and flutter around the #NationalMall like a butterfly:

We're giving away cucumber and okra plants in the #PeoplesGarden

Alonzo with #FarmerMarket manager Velma Lakins

It's time to open the #FarmersMarket! Join us for another successful year:

Celebrating the opening of #FarmersMarket w/ and others.

Here's great example of how to mulch a tree. Use a thin layer & don't volcano mulch cont...

Jim says when pruning remember to wear gloves and eye protection.

Our volunteers learning from Jim Woodworth about trees and pruning.