Events Calendar

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    Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria VA

10 May, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Garden Talk: Purple Plants to Punch up the Garden
11 May, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Plant and Design: Season-Long Beauty
18 May, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The Big Plant Sale
1 June, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Workshop: Hypertufa Garden Trough
7 June, 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Garden Talk: Be a Water-Wise Gardener
15 June, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Gardening with Climate Change
21 June, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Garden Talk: Bring on the Hummingbirds
22 June, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Basic Pruning Workshop for Azaleas and Rhododendrons
29 June, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Terra Cotta Succulent Container

    Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, MD

1 May, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Conservation Landscapes and Rain Gardens
3 May, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Conservation Landscapes and Rain Gardens
4 May, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Summer Annual Container
8 May, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Summer Annual Hanging Baskets
16 May, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Trip to Pepper’s Nursery and Red Mill Pond Garden, Milton, DE
1 June, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Sustainable Gardening Practices
5 June, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. No Fuss Roses
25 June, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Water in the Landscape: Creating an Oasis
29 June, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Common Garden Pests and Diseases

    Fairfax County Day Trips

2 May, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Winterthur Gardens, Wilmington, DE
7 May, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Georgetown Garden Tours, Washington, DC
7 May, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Trillium Trek, Linden, VA
11 May, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Berkeley Plantation, Charles City, VA
22 May, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Glen Burnie House and Museum of the Shenandoah, Winchester, VA
1 June, 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Blue Ridge Birding
5 June, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Maymont and Lavender Fields
26 June, 6:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Getaway — Hershey Gardens and High Glen

    Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia

4 May, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Organic Vegetable Garden Open House, Potomac Overlook Regional Park, Arlington
5 May, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Spring Celebration and Plant Sale (Glencarlyn Library Community Garden)
11 May, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Organic Vegetable Garden Q and A (Potomac Overlook Regional Park)
11 May, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Container Gardening for Food, Fun and Beauty (Burke Library)
13 May, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Mosquitos and Ticks (Arlington Central Library)
21 May, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Container Gardening for Food, Fun and Beauty (Westover Library)
23 May, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Simpson Garden Family Night (420 E. Monroe, Alexandria)
25 May, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Selecting Native Plants (Beatley Library Reading Garden)
1 June, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Gardening Pollinators (Glencarlyn Library Community Garden)
2 June, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Open House for Sunny and Shade Demogardens (Bon Air Park)
5 June, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. How to Grow Squash and Cucurbits (Arlington Central Library)
8 June, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Ask an Extension Master Gardener: Organic Vegetable Garden (Potomac Overlook Regional Park)
11 June, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Simpson Garden Stroll (420 E. Monroe, Alexandria)
12 June, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Insects: Pests and Beneficials (Arlington Central Library)
17 June, 7:00 p.m – 8:30 p.m. The Hospitable Garden: Welcoming Beautiful Butterflies, Moths and Other Critters (Beatley Library Reading Garden)
19 June, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Weeds 101: Keep Those Weeds at Bay (Arlington Central Library)
22 June, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Succulents for Small Spaces (Columbia Pike Branch Library)
22 June, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Dig’em, Kill’em, Eat’em: Ways to Get Rid of Weeds (Beatley Library Reading Garden)
26 June, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Body Techniques for the Garden (Arlington Central Library)

29 June, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Succulents for Small Spaces (Burke Branch Library)

    Loudoun County Master Gardeners

2 May, 7:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. Tomatoes: Everyone’s Favorite Vegetable (Gum Spring Library)
4 May, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Veggie Questions Answered, (Ida Lee Park Demo Garden)
5 May, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Vegetable Garden Transitions – Spring to Summer (Ida Lee Park Demo Garden)
18 May, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Spring Farm Tour
18 May, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Native Pollinators, Ida Lee Park Demo Garden
19 May, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Spring Farm Tour
20 May, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Vegetable Gardening in Containers (Sterling Library)
1 June, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Saturday in the Garden – Your Veggie Questions Answered (Ida Lee Park Demo Garden)
1 June, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Maintaining the Summer Garden (Heritage Farm Museum – Claude Moore)
15 June, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Good Bug, Bad Bug (Community Farm at Roundabout Meadows, Stone Ridge)

    US Botanic Garden

4 May, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Spring Tree Tour
14 May, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Marvelous Morphology: Ferns and Their Friends
30 May, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Marvelous Morphology: Flowers
31 May, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Water in the Landscape: Creating a Garden Oasis
1 June, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Tour: Discover the Kitchen Garden
2 June, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Poetry in Silver: The Language of Flowers in the Works of Emily Dickinson
3 June, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Tour of the Outdoor Gardens
8 June, 10:30 a.m – 12:00 p.m. Hawaii: A Botanical Paradise in the Middle of the Sea
12 June, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Tour: Explore Gardens Across America
13 June, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Marvelous Morphology: Plant Structure
15 June, 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Afternoon Tea in the Garden
21 June, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Pollinator Party

    Miscellaneous

4 May, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Spring Festival, Walker Nature Center, Reston
5 May, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Home and Garden Event, Reston Town Center
11 May, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Garden Fair and Plant Sale, Ayr Hill Garden Club, 131 Church St NE, Vienna
1 June, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Maker Faire, George Mason University
1 June, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Garden Fest, Belle Grove Plantation, Middletown, VA