Events Calendar 2018-05-02T21:09:54+00:00

Events Calendar

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

    Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria VA

4 May, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Garden Talk: Rock Gardening (fee $10)
5 May, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Hummingbird Garden (fee $22)
12 May, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Carnivorous Plants Workshop (fee $35) container ($38)
19 May, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The Big Plant Sale
1 June, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Garden Talk: Edible Ornamental Garden (fee $10)
2 June, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Orchid Repotting Workshop (fee $38)
7 June, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Hiillwood Gardens Trip (fee $89)
15 June, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Garden Talk: Attracting Pollinators (fee $10)
23 June, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Plants and Design: Herbs — A Baker’s Dozen (fee $18)
30 June, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Basic Pruning Techniques for Azaleas (fee $23)

    Brookside Gardens

4 May, 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. David Culp’s Brandywine Cottage Tour (fee $90)
8 May, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Designing for Dry Shade (fee $20)
11 May, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Hanging Baskets (fee $50)
15 May, 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Local Maryland Nursery Tour and Shopping Trip (fee $45)
19 May, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Summer Annual Container (fee $50)
22 May, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Designing with Big Leaves for a Tropical Look (fee $22)
22 May, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Stormwater Solutions: Conservation Landscapes and Rain Gardens (fee $22)
2 June, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Soil Health and Regenerative Gardening Practices (fee $22)
14 June, 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Lewis Ginter Trip (Richmond) (fee $95)
27 June, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Gardens of Japan — Their Intrigue and Mystique (free)
29 June, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Enhancing Your Garden’s Sensory Experience with Fragrant Plants (fee $22)

    Fairfax County Day Trips

2 May, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Culp and Mt Cuba (fee $136) waitlist
5 May, 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. May Day in Annapolis, MD (fee $59)
8 May, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Georgetown Gardens Tour, (fee $55)
24 May, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. River Farm and Mt. Vernon (fee $98)
7 June, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Hillwood Gardens (fee $89)

    Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia

1 May, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Gardening in Containers: Window Boxes and Balconies, Shirlington Library
1 May, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Small Space Gardening on Balconies (Shirlington Library)
2 May, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Foraging for Wild Edibles (Arlington Central Library)
8 May, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Saving the Seeds of Victory — War Gardens in America (Barrett Branch Library)
9 May, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Tomatoes — Grow for Success (Arlington Central Library)
12 May, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Weeds: Getting to Know Your Closest Neighbors (Fairlington CC)
12 May, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Small Space Gardening: Edible Landscaping (Barrett Branch Library)
12 May, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Saturday Morning in the Vegetable Garden (Potomac Overlook Regional Park)
12 May, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Weeds — Keep Those Weeds at Bay (Arlington Central Library)
23 May, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Building Raised Beds (Arlington Central Library)
30 May, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Top 10 Vegetable Diseases (Arlington Central Library)
31 May, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Mosquitos and Ticks — ID and Control (Arlington Central Library)

    Loudoun County Master Gardeners

3 May, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Tropical Foliage Plants: The Answer to Hot, Humid Summer Gardens, Rust Library
5 May, 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Vegetable Garden Transitions, Ida Lee Dr. Demo Garden
6 May, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Starting a Vegetable Garden (Claude Moore Heritage Farm)
19 May, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Container Vegetable Gardening (Claude Moore Heritage Farm)
20 May, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Micro Green Workshop, Ashburn Library
2 June, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Summer Vegetable Garden Maintenance (Ida Lee Demo Garden)
7 June, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Lecture: A Visit to Blandy, the State Arboretum (Rust Library)

    US Botanic Gardens

4 May, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. The Squish Factor (containers) (pre-reg)
4 May, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Exploring the Magical World of Moss Gardening (pre-reg)
5 May, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Moss Magic in Miniature (Moss Dish Garden) (pre-reg)
5 May, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Awesome Moss – Create Your Own Moss Magic (pre-reg)
12 May, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. The Humane Gardener: Cultivating Compassion for All Creatures (pre-reg)
17 May, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Spring Container Gardening (pre-reg)
24 May, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Growing Tropicals in the DMV (pre-reg)

    US National Arboretum

5-6 May, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Bonsai Workshops (fee $135)
12 May, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Great Looking Lawns using Bay-Friendly Practices (free)