Events Calendar 2018-07-02T21:04:01+00:00

Events Calendar

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

    Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria VA

14 July, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Native Plants for Butterflies (fee $18)
28 July, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Native Plants for Butterflies (fee $18)
11 August, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Backyard Composting Basics (fee $15)
18 August, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Plants & Design: Grow a Fruit Tree (fee $ 22)
25 August, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Container Workshop: Geometric Garden Terrarium (fee $38) (supplies $25)

    Fairfax County Day Trips

7 July, 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Winterthur Follies: Architectural Whimsey in the Garden (Delaware) (fee $149)
15 July, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Cathedral State Park Giant Trees (Aurora, WV) (fee $88)

    Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia

7 July, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Garden Talk: Good Gardens All Start with Good Soil (Glencarlyn Library Garden)
10 July, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Simpson Garden Stroll (420 E. Monroe)
10 July, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Twilight Home Gardening Series I: Sustainable Landscaping (North Arlington)
11 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Surviving the Heat (Arlington Central Library)
12 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Ticks and Mosquitoes and Other Bloodsuckers (Burke Branch Library)
14 July, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Saturday Morning in the Vegetable Garden (Potomac Overlook Reg. Park)
17 July, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Twilight Home Gardening Series II: Sustainable Landscaping (North Arlington)
18 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Garden Therapy (Arlington Central Library)
24 July, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Twilight Home Gardening Series III: Sustainable Landscaping (North Arlington)
25 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. All about Honey Bees (Arlington Central Library)
26 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Summer Critter Controls (Fairlington Community Center)
1 August, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. When to Harvest – When Is It Ready to Pick? (Arlington Central Library)
8 August, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Vegetables for Fall and Winter Harvest (Arlington Central Library)
15 August, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. The Joy of Pickles and Sauces from the Garden (Arlington Central Library)
22 August, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Cover Crops for Healthy Soil (Arlington Central Library)

    Loudoun County Master Gardeners

7 July, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Compost: Nature’s Way of Recycling (Ida Lee Dr. Demo Garden, Leesburg)
12 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Blooming Hilll Lavender Farm in Purvellville, 19929 Telegraph Spring Rd.
17 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. What’s Wrong with My Garden? (Sterling Library)
26 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. What’s Wrong with My Garden? (Gum Spring Library)
2 August, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. In Search of Wild Orchids (Rust Library)
4 August, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Cool Fall Vegetables (Ida Lee Dr. Demo Garden)

    US Botanic Gardens

14 July, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Canning Workshop: Stonefruit Chutney
14 July, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Canning Workshop: Crunchy Pickled Cucumbers Two Ways
26 July, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Marvelous Morphology: Flowers
28 July, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. Build Your Own Terrarium with Succulents
28 July, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Build Your Own Terrarium with Succulents
11 August, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Plant to Preserve
18 August, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Soup’s On: The Cucumber & Carrot Families in the Barthold Park Kitchen Garden
25 August, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Soup’s On: The Grass Families in the Barthold Park Kitchen Garden (sweet corn, sorghum, rice)
30 August, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Marvelous Morphology: Plant Structure

    US National Arboretum

10 July, 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Emerald Ash Borer Workshop (fee $10)
4 August, 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Herbal Bitters: Sweeter Than You Think (free)
11 August, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Herbal Salves: They’re the Balm! (fee $35)
18 August, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Hot Hot Hot, The Secret of Herbal Aphrodisiacs (fee $35)