Events Calendar2018-09-04T23:02:20+00:00

Events Calendar

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

    Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria VA

1 September, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Plants & Design: Perk Up Your Fall Garden (fee $18)
14 September, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Garden Talk: Plant More Natives (fee $10)
22 September, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Fall Garden Day: Plant Sale and More
28 September, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Garden Talk: Planting Trees and Shrubs (fee $10)
29 September, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Plants & Design: Shade Garden Intensive (fee $39)
12 October, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Garden Talk: Design, Color & Structure (fee $10)
13 October, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Plants & Design: Flowering Salvias (fee $18)
20 October, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Plants & Design: DIY Children’s Garden (fee $18)
20 October, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Plants & Design: Gorgeous Spring Bulbs (fee $18)
26 October, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Garden Talk: Composting Autumn Leaves (fee $10)
27 October, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Poisonous Plants Garden Tour (fee $15)

    Brookside Gardens

12 September, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Dealing with Deer & Other Mammals in Your Garden (fee $22)
17 September, 4:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Ladew Topiary Garden & Historic Mansion, Monkton, MD (fee $95)
22 September, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Saturday Walk (free)
26 September, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monarch Waystations: Creating a Butterfly Garden (fee $22)
6 October, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Hands-On Orchid Repotting (fee $35) includes materials
10 October, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Stormwater Solutions: Conservation Landscapes & Rain Gardens (fee $15)
12 October, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Native Plants for New England and Mid-Atlantic Gardens (free)
24 October, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Glory of Fall Tour (fee $7)
24 October, 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Champion Tree Tour (fee $65)

    Fairfax County Day Trips

15 September, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Fredericksburg VA House & Garden Tour (fee $125)
22 September, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Historic Belle Grove Plantation and Tea, Middletown, VA (fee $135)
13 October, 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Birding on the Bay, Delaware (fee $87)
14 October, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Shenandoah Skyline Fall Foliage Tour (fee $94)
20 October, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Fine Arts, Flowers and Tea, Richmond fee $106)
27 October, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Monticello and Michie Tavern, Charlottesville (fee $169)

    Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia

5 September, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Making Teas & Using Herbs from Your Garden (Arlington Central Library)
8 September, 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Fall Lawn Care (Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library)
11 September, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Simpson Gardens Tuesday Stroll
11 September, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Small Space Gardening: Selecting Trees (Shirlington Branch Library)
12 September, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Fruit Trees for the Landscape (Arlington Central Library)
16 September, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Autumn Fest (Glencarlyn Library Community Garden)
18 September, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Composting: What to Do with All the Leaves? (Barrett Branch Library)
19 September, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Lasagna Gardening (Arlington Central Library)
24 September, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Composting: What to Do with All the Leaves? (Burke Branch Library)
26 September, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. International Flavors from the Gardens (Arlington Central Library)
27 September, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Native Grasses and Sedges for the Home Garden (Beatley Jr. Central Library)
30 September, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Simpson Park Gardens Fall Open House
3 October, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Growing Season Extension and Winter Sowing (Arlington Central Library)
10 October, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Harvest Celebration (Arlington Central Library)

    Loudoun County Master Gardeners

6 September, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. What’s Up with Washington Weather? (Rust Library)
8 September, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Prepare for Your Best Lawn Now (Ida Lee Dr. Demo Garden)
22 September, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Preparing Your Vegetable Garden for the Winter (Claude Moore Heritage Museum Comm Garden)
6 October, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Fall is Here! Prepare for your Best Vegetable Garden Now (Ida Lee Demo Garden)
21 October, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Preparing Your Vegetable Garden for the Winter (Sterling Library)
25 October, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Preparing Your Vegetable Garden for the Winter (Gum Spring Library)

    US Botanic Gardens

15 September, 2:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. American Eden: David Hosack, Botany and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic
20 September, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. A Swiss Touch in Botanical Spirits (fee $45)
21 September, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The Whole Grain Experience
25 September, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Repotting Orchids
26 September, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Marvelous Morphology: Fruits
27 September, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Repotting Orchids
28 September, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Conquering Cool Season Edibles
29 September, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Celebrate Our Outdoor Gardens!
6 October, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Chrysanthemums: Starry-Eyed Daughters of the Fall
8 October, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The History of Spices
11 October, 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Teacher Training: STEAM at the US Botanic Garden
12 October, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Trash & Beauty: The Dichotomy of Urban Native Flora
20 October, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Fall Tree Tour of the Capitol Grounds
25 October, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Marvelous Morphology: Leaves

    US National Arboretum

8 September, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Under the Arbor: Lemon Herbs (free)
15 September, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Botannical Brews: A Beer Tasting Experience in the National Herb Garden (fee $32)
6 October, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Under the Arbor: Chili Pepper Celebration (free)
20 October, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Cold Comfort: Herbs to Aid Immunity During Cold & Flu Season (fee $35)
27 October, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Herbs: They Make Scents! (fee $35)