USDA People's Garden


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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.

Visit us this Friday 10 am to 2 pm EST for farmers market opening & vegetable plant giveaway