Events Calendar

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    Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria VA

2 March, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Spring Tasks for a Great Garden
3 March, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Winter Lecture: Rose Care 101
10 March, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Winter Lecture: Vegetables Love Flowers
16 March, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Plants & Design: Starting Cool Weather Edibles
22 March, 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Garden Talk: Get Ready for Spring
23 March, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Plants & Design: The Mixed Border
30 March, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Plants & Design: Multiply Your Plants
6 April, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Dealing with Deer and Other Mammals in Your Garden
12 April, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Garden Talk: Lawn of Your Dreams
26 April, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Garden Talk: Power Perennials
27 April, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Workshop: Ever Blooming Alliums

    Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, MD

5 March, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Philadelphia Flower Show
7 March, 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Philadelphia Flower Show
16 March, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. How to Get Your Orchid to Bloom
23 March, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Hands-On Introduction to Plant Propagation
30 March, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Landscape Design Session I: Upgrading Your Piece of Paradise
31 March, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Undaunted Daffodils
4 April, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Make and Take Rain Barrels
6 April, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Sustainable Gardening Practices
9 April, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs
11 April, 6:30 pm. – 8:00 p.m. The Allure of Naturalistic Planting
13 April, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Introduction to Landscape Design Session II
17 April, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Trip: Spring at Sherwood Gardens and Rawlings Conservatory
18 April, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Designing for Dry Shade
23 April, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Miniature Perennial Container
27 April, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Perfect Plant Marriages
28 April, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Green Fest: Native plant sale, workshops

    Fairfax County Day Trips

2 March, 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Philadelphia Flower Show
4 March, 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Philadelphia Flower Show from Green Spring
6 March, 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Philadelphia Flower Show from Green Spring
8 March, 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Philadelphia Flower Show
13 April, 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Maymount and Agecroft Hall, Richmond, VA
20 April, 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Warblers of Westmoreland, Montross, VA
29 April, 8:15 a.m. – 6:15 p.m. Laden Topiary Gardens, Monkton, MD

    Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia

2 March, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Plot Against Hunger: Spring Garden Kickoff (Arlington Central Library)
9 March, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Spring Lawn Care and Turf (Westover Branch Library)
9 March, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Winter Woody Plant Pruning (American Horticultural Society, River Farm)
10 March, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Winter Woody Plant Pruning (21 West Walnut St., Alexandria)
12 March, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Native Plants for Shade Gardens (Barrett Branch Library)
13 March, 7:00 pm. – 8:00 p.m. Vegetable Garden – Design for Success (Arlington Central Library)
20 March, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Small Space and Intensive Gardening (Arlington Central Library)
23 March, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Planning Your Perfect Small Space Garden (Burke Library)
25 March, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Planning Your Perfect Small Space Garden (Westover Library)
27 March, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Fruit for Garden – Bushes and Trees (Arlington Central Library)
2 April, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Small Space Gardening for Pollinators (Barrett Branch Library)
6 April, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Tomato Love (Burke Library)
9 April, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Tomato Love (Westover Library)
16 April, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Mosquitos and Ticks: Identification and Control (Beatley Central Library)
17 April, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Earthfest, (Arlington Mill Community Center, 909 S. Dinwiddie St., Arlington)
27 April, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Alexandria Earth Day, (Lenny Harris Memorial Fields, 1005 Mt. Vernon Ave.)
27 April, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Arlington Home Show and Garden Expo (Kenmore Middle School)
27 April, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Grow Your Own Herbal Teas (Barrett Library)
30 April, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Grow Your Own Herbal Teas (Shirlington Library)

    Loudoun County Master Gardeners

7 March, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The Historic Gardens of Germany (Rust Library)
17 March, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Spotted Lanternfly – Not Wanted (Purcellville Library)
24 March, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Spotted Lanternfly – Not Wanted (Brambleton Library)
24 March, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Starting a Vegetable Garden At Home (Cascades Library)
30 March, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Spotted Lanternfly – Not Wanted (Lovettsville Library)
4 April, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Container Vegetable Gardening (Gum Spring Library)
6 April, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Spring Native Plant Sale (Morven Park, Leesburg)
6 April, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Planning and Preparing the Early Spring Garden (Heritage Farm Museum – Claude Moore)
14 April, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Container Vegetable Gardening (Cascades Library)
23 April, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Container Vegetable Gardening (Ashburn Library)
27 April, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Leesburg Flower and Garden Festival (Downtown Leesburg)
28 April, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Leesburg Flower and Garden Festival (Downtown Leesburg)

    US Botanic Garden

2 March, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Winter Tree Tour
2 March, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Mints: Botany, Chemistry and Uses
7 March, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Addiction by Reduction: The Art of Editing in Garden Design and Stewardship
8 March, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Tales of the Extraordinary Breadfruit and Jackfruit
10 March, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Plant Science Cafe: Engineering of the Plant World (middle/high school)
14 March, 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Teacher Training: STEAM at the US Botanic Garden
15 March, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. The Joy of Forest Bathing
16 March, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Entertaining with Orchids
21 March, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Marvelous Morphology: Fruits
21 March, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Plant Science Cafe – Plant Classification
28 March, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Teacher Training: Plant Adaptations
31 March, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The Other Georgia: Springtime in the Caucasus
2 April, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Celebrate Birds: Lunchtime Bird Walk
6 April, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The Science of Wood
13 April, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Bring Your Garden to the Sun: Success with Containers and Straw Bales
14 April, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Plant Science Cafe: Plant Classification (middle/high school)
20 April, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Guayule: A New US Source of Natural Rubber
25 April, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Marvelous Morphology: Conifers and Gymnosperms

    Merrifield Garden Center

2 March, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Prune Like A Pro (Merrifield)
2 March, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Gardening Q & A Panel Discussion (Fair Oaks)
3 March, 1:00 p.m – 2:00 p.m. Plant Picks for Shady Gardens (Fair Oaks)
9 March, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Growing Vegetables in Small Places (Merrifield)
9 March, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. A Few of My Favorite Landscape Plants (Fair Oaks)
10 March, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Native Plant Picks for Spring (Fair Oaks)
16 March, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Pollinator Gardening in Small Spaces (Merrifield)
16 March, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Plant Combinations for Curb Appeal (Fair Oaks)
17 March, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Low Maintenance Plants: Trees and Shrubs (Fair Oaks)
17 March, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Spring Wreath Workshop (Fair Oaks)
23 March, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Selecting and Caring for Roses (Merrifield)
23 March, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Low Maintenance Plants: Perennials (Fair Oaks)
24 March, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Woodland Gardens (Fair Oaks)
30 March, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Turf Talk Q & A (Merrifield)
31 March, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Garden-Grown Herbs (Fair Oaks)
6 April, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Amazing Container Gardens (Fair Oaks)