USDA People's Garden


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

It's a gorgeous night on our green roof which has a view of the Washington Monument under construction:

Have you seen this in your garden? This is a good little guy. The larval stage of the ladybug.

Our volunteers worked really hard today building a rice paddy. Check it out:

EMG Effie harvests mushrooms in the #garden for :

EMG Jenifer harvesting arugula for donation:

We're growing all of this plus more. What's growing in your garden? Look at our asparagus:

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Do you know your leaf shapes? Botany in the garden w/ volunteers:

employees participate in a botany lab in prep for Exec Master Gardener certification

How beautiful am I? What did you expect me to say, I’m a Narcissus!

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Such a beautiful day in #DC! reminding visitors to respect the Cherry's w/ this sign:

Enjoy a healthy lunch w/ #garden mint! Recipe: Rainbow Salad created by Aidan Gould age 12

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GR8 work students at Elwick Community School 4 rounding up 950 plastic bags for this suit! #recycling

Come visit us at the National Day of Service Fair! #iserve

EMG Patrick is leading the 1:00 tour, starting on Independence Ave where we've planted greens for the winter.

is taking a tour of the People's Garden. You can too at 1pm. Stop by and say #HelloUSDA to sign up.

is taking a tour of the People's Garden! You can take a tour too at 1pm.

Come to USDA to visit with the People's Garden Executive Master Gardeners and say #helloUSDA .

George Washington Carver would be proud of today's peanut harvest!

thousands of #LEDlights shining bright on #capitoltree2012