Networks & Gardens

This is an extensive, though always changing, list of garden services that will be updated as frequently as possible to include current and available services and supplies. Please see other DC gardening resources for garden garden supplies & tools, assistance & grants, and education. Happy gardening, DC! (Last Updated May 23, 2013)

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DC Green Networks and Blogs
DC Gardener Publications
New Community Gardens/Farmers Markets
Gardening Festivals and Conventions
Garden Search Engines

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DC Green Networks and Blogs

Field to Fork Network

DC Urban Gardeners: DCUrbanGardeners@yahoogroups.com

DC Environmental Education Consortium: DC_EEC@yahoogroups.com

DC Schoolyard Greening: dcsgc@yahoogroups.com

DC Farm to School: dcfarmtoschool@googlegroups.com

DC Food for All: dcfoodforall@googlegroups.com

The Farm to School Network– Arcadia Farm

Metro DC Lawn and Garden Blog

GardenWeb

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DC Gardener Publications

Washington Gardener Magazine

Urban Garden Magazine

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New Community Gardens/Farmers Markets

Our Stadium Armory

Wangari Gardens (us!)

UDC Farmer’s Market: Every Saturday

Park at Ledroit Community Garden: Elm St NW between 2nd and 4th St NW, WDC, 20001 (behind Common Good City Farm)

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Gardening Festivals and Conventions

Rooting DC

The National Cathedral’s Flower Mart

National Arboretum’s Garden Fair

Friends of Monastery Plant Sale

DC Schoolyard Greening Week

DC Farm to School Week

DC State Fair: A celebration of DC’s agricultural talents (as well as culinary, artistic, and other).

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Garden Search Engines

Sharing Backyards: Network to share backyard space for gardening.

Field to Fork: List of DC community gardens.

Washington Gardener: List of community gardens in and outside of DC.

GeoCommons: Search engine to find vacant lots.

Atlas All‐in‐one: GIS mapping of DC. Helps to find out who owns certain vacant lots.

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Special Note

This DC Garden Survey is a constant work in process that will never be fully done. Please help us make it as useful as possible by emailing us at wangarigardens@gmail.com with new resources, corrections on old resources, and any other feedback and suggestions. Thanks for your time.

–Josh Singer

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