Events Calendar

Contact these organizations directly to learn more about registration, payment, and directions for listed events.

    Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria VA

13 July, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Workshop: Casting Concrete Leaves
18 July, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Summer Garden Tour and Tea
3 August, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Floral Design Workshop: Summer Edition
7 August, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Ready, Set, Grow: Agriculture for Elementary Teachers
15 August, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Summer Garden Tour and Tea
17 August, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Backyard Composting Basics
24 August 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Begonia Show and Sale
24 August, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Begonia Container Workshop
25 August 12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Begonia Show and Sale

    Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, MD

11 July, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Care and Handling of Butterflies in Your Garden
9 August, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. US National Arboretum Tour: Hybridization of Crape Myrtles

    Fairfax County Day Trips

9 July, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Mason Neck Reptile Search
20 July, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. William Paca House, Gardens and Cruise, Annapolis, MD
6 August, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Leesylvania State Park Reptile Search
24 August, 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Savor Solomons (Annmarie Garden), Calvert County, MD

    Loudoun County Master Gardeners

11 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Using Native Plants (Watermark Woods, 16764 Hamilton Station Rd., Hamilton)

    Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia

6 July, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Herbs for Flavor, Fragrance, Health and Butterflies (Glencarlyn Branch Library)
9 July, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Simpson Garden Stroll (420 E. Monroe, Alexandria)
9 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Twilight Landscape Gardening I: Native Plants (Fairlington Community Center)
10 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Top 10 Vegetable Diseases (Arlington Central Library)
11 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Mosquitoes and Ticks: Identification and Control (Cherrydale Library)
13 July, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Ask an Extension Master Gardener at the Organic Vegetable Garden (Potomac Overlook Regional Park)
16 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Twilight Landscape Gardening II: Easy Low-Cost Landscape Maintenance Techniques (Fairlington Community Center)
17 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Vegetables vs Summer Heat (Arlington Central Library)
20 July, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Composting Basics (Beatley Library Reading Garden)
23 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Twilight Landscape Gardening III: Small Space Vegetable Gardening (Fairlington Community Center)
24 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Mushroom Growing (Arlington Central Library)
27 July, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Succulents for Small Places (Barrett Library)
31 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Preserving the Harvest: Canning, Freezing (Arlington Central Library)
3 August, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Summer Blooms in the Garden (Glencarlyn Library Community Garden)
7 August, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Vegetables for Fall and Winter Harvest (Arlington Central Library)
10 August, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Ask an Extension Master Gardener at the Organic Vegetable Garden (Potomac Overlook Regional Park)
14 August, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Cover Crops for Healthy Garden Soil (Arlington Central Library)
20 August, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Fall and Winter Vegetable Gardening (Westover Branch Library)
21 August, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Lasagna Gardening, Bokashi Composting, Hugelkultur (Arlington Central Library)
24 August, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Fall and Winter Vegetable Gardening (Burke Branch Library)

   US Botanic Garden

7 July, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Celebrate International Chocolate Day
18 July, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Marvelous Morphology: Leaves
20 July, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Growing Great Flowers from Your Cutting Garden
7 August, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Field to Palette: Dialogue on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene
9 August, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lessons from the Roadside: Designing for Beauty and Function
10 August, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Workshop Day 1: Design, Draw and Paint Your Dream Garden
11 August, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Workshop Day 2: Design, Draw and Paint Your Dream Garden

   US National Arboretum

13 July, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Workshop: Wall-Mounted Tropical Plants
13 July, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Bonsai Basics with Tropical Trees
14 July, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Bonsai Basics with Tropical Trees
27 July, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Bonsai Basics with Tropical Trees
28 July, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Bonsai Basics with Tropical Trees