Events Calendar

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    Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria VA

2 February, 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 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)
2 March, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Spring Tasks for a Great Garden (fee $18)
3 March, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Winter Lecture: Rose Care 101 (fee $10)
10 March, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Winter Lecture: Vegetables Love Flowers (fee $10)
16 March, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Plants & Design: Starting Cool Weather Edibles (fee $22)
22 March, 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Garden Talk: Get Ready for Spring (fee $10)
23 March, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Plants & Design: The Mixed Border (fee $18)
30 March, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Plants & Design: Multiply Your Plants (fee $22)

    Montgomery County MD Master Gardeners

23 February, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Annual Spring Conference – Gardening From the Ground Up (fee $55)

    Brookside Gardens

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)
5 March, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Philadelphia Flower Show (fee $95)
7 March, 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Philadelphia Flower Show (fee $95)
16 March, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. How to Get Your Orchid to Bloom (fee $25)
23 March, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Hands-On Introduction to Plant Propagation (fee $30)
30 March, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Landscape Design Session I: Upgrading Your Piece of Paradise (fee $25)
31 March, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Undaunted Daffodils (free)

    Fairfax County Day Trips

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)
2 March, 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Philadelphia Flower Show (fee $142)
4 March, 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Philadelphia Flower Show (fee $142) from Green Spring
6 March, 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Philadelphia Flower Show (fee $142) from Green Spring
8 March, 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Philadelphia Flower Show (fee $142)

    Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia

4 February, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Microgreens: What Are They, Why They So Fabulous, and How To Grow Them (Barrett Branch Library)
6 February, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Sustainable Landscaping: Water Conservation (Columbia Pike Branch Library)
20 February, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Sustainable Landscaping: Selecting Native Plants (Columbia Pike Branch Library)
23 February, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Urban Agriculture: Grow What You Eat: Starting Your Own Vegetable Garden (Burke Branch Library)
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)
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)

    Loudoun County Master Gardeners

16 February, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Starting a Vegetable Garden at Home (Purcellville Library, Purcellville)
23 February, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Starting a Vegetable Garden at Home (Gum Spring Library, Stone Ridge)
23 February, 2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Organic Management of Garden Pests and Diseases (Gum Spring Library, Stone Ridge)
7 March, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The Historic Gardens of Germany (Rust Library)
23 March, 8:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 10th Annual Gardening Symposium (Ida Lee Park Rec Ctr.) (fee $70 with lunch)

    US Botanic Garden

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
28 February, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Plant Science Café: Engineering of the Plant World (middle/high school)
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