Events Calendar2019-01-07T17:23:33+00:00

Events Calendar

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    Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria VA

12 January, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Family Fun: Snowglobe Workshop (ages 5 to adult, fee $10)
13 January, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Winter Lecture: Vegetables Love Flowers (fee $10)
20 January, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Winter Lecture: What’s Bugging You? (fee $10)
25 January, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Container Gardens for the Yardless (fee $10)
26 January, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Plants and Design: Planning and Planting Garden Themes (fee $18)
27 January, 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Winter Lecture: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf (fee $10)
2 February, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Washington Gardener Seed Exchange (fee $20)
3 February, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Winter Lecture: Pushing the Limits of Tropical Plants (fee $10)
8 February, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Garden Talk: Grow Your Herbs (fee $10)
10 February, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Winter Lecture: Ideas from Europe for U.S. Gardens (fee $10)
16 February, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Eco-Savvy Symposium (fee $58)
17 February, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Winter Lecture: Selecting Plants and Trees (fee $10)
23 February, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Family Fun: Winter Arts al Fresco (ages 5 to adult, fee $8)
24 February, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Winter Lecture: Uncommon Cut Flower (fee $10)

    Brookside Gardens

19 January, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Kokedama: The Art of Crafting Living Moss Balls (fee $40)
26 January, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Washington Gardener Seed Exchange (fee $20)
28 January, 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Brookside Gardens Witch Hazel Winter Tour (fee $7)
2 February, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. East vs. West: Amazing Similarities Between Asian and American Plants (fee $22)
15 February, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Everything You Wanted to Know About Pruning (fee $22)
22 February, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Green Matters: Designing for Diverse Landscapes (fee early bird $85; after Jan 12 $99)

    Fairfax County Day Trips

12 January, 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Birding on the Bay, DE (fee $87)
19 January, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Birds of Prey (fee $65)
26 January, 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Winter Birds of the Coast (fee $65)
9 February, 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Blackwater Birds, MD (fee $89)
16 February, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Birds of Prey (fee $65)

    Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia

9 January, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Sustainable Landscaping: Design Basics (Columbia Pike Branch Library)
14 January, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Urban Agriculture: Selecting and Starting Seeds (Westover Branch Library)
19 January, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Urban Agriculture: Selecting and Starting Seeds (Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library)
23 January, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Sustainable Landscaping: Building Soil Health (Columbia Pike Branch Library)
26 January, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Urban Agriculture: How to Build Inexpensive and Effective Grow Lights (Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library)
29 January, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Urban Agriculture: How to Build Inexpensive and Effective Grow Lights (Westover Branch)

    Loudoun County Master Gardeners

10 January, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Spotted Lanternfly: Not Wanted (Rust Library, Leesburg)
7 February, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The Important Role of Home Gardeners in Protecting Our Natural Water Resourses (Rust Library, Leesburg)
16 February, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Starting a Vegetable Garden at Home (Purcellville Library, Purcellville)
23 February, 2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Organic Management of Garden Pests and Diseases (Gum Spring Library, Stone Ridge)/td>

    US Botanic Garden

19 January, 10:30 p.m. – 12:00 p.m. Bananas: Botany, History, Agriculture and Future
24 January, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Marvelous Morphology: Plant-Animal Interactions
24 January, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Plant Science Café: Photosynthesis (middle/high school)
3 February, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Plant Science Café: Photosynthesis (middle/high school)
5 February, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Hypertufa Containers and Desert Plantings
16 February, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. First Farmers and The Origin of Crops
21 February, 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Teacher Training: STEAM at the US Botanic Garden
28 February, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Marvelous Morphology: Leaves
24 February, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Plant Science Café: Engineering of the Plant World (middle/high school)