Events Calendar

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

    Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria VA

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
10 May, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Garden Talk: Purple Plants to Punch up the Garden
11 May, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Plant and Design: Season-Long Beauty
18 May, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The Big Plant Sale

    Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, MD

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
1 May, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Conservation Landscapes and Rain Gardens
3 May, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Conservation Landscapes and Rain Gardens
4 May, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Summer Annual Container
8 May, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Summer Annual Hanging Baskets
16 May, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Trip to Pepper’s Nursery and Red Mill Pond Garden, Milton, DE

    Fairfax County Day Trips

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. Ladew Topiary Gardens, Monkton, MD
2 May, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Winterthur Gardens, Wilmington, DE
7 May, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Georgetown Garden Tours, Washington, DC
7 May, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Trillium Trek, Linden, VA
11 May, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Berkeley Plantation, Charles City, VA
22 May, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Glen Burnie House and Museum of the Shenandoah, Winchester, VA

    Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia

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)
4 May, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Organic Vegetable Garden Open House, Potomac Overlook Regional Park, Arlington
5 May, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Spring Celebration and Plant Sale (Glencarlyn Library Community Garden)
11 May, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Organic Vegetable Garden Q and A (Potomac Overlook Regional Park)
11 May, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Container Gardening for Food, Fun and Beauty (Burke Library)
13 May, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Mosquitos and Ticks (Arlington Central Library)
21 May, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Container Gardening for Food, Fun and Beauty (Westover Library)
23 May, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Simpson Garden Family Night (420 E. Monroe, Alexandria)
25 May, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Selecting Native Plants (Beatley Library Reading Garden)

    Loudoun County Master Gardeners

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)
29 April, 7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Container Gardening with Flowers (Brambleton Library)
2 May, 7:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. Tomatoes: Everyone’s Favorite Vegetable (Gum Spring Library)
4 May, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Veggie Questions Answered, (Ida Lee Park Demo Garden)
5 May, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Vegetable Garden Transitions – Spring to Summer (Ida Lee Park Demo Garden)
18 May, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Spring Farm Tour
18 May, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Native Pollinators, Ida Lee Park Demo Garden
19 May, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Spring Farm Tour
20 May, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Vegetable Gardening in Containers (Sterling Library)

    US Botanic Garden

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
26 April 10:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m. Celebrate Earth Day
4 May, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Spring Tree Tour
14 May, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Marvelous Morphology: Ferns and Their Friends
30 May, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Marvelous Morphology: Flowers
31 May, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Water in the Landscape: Creating a Garden Oasis

    Miscellaneous

12 April, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Spring Garden Market, American Horticultural Society, River Farm, Alexandria
13 April, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Spring Garden Market, American Horticultural Society, River Farm, Alexandria
23 April, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Oracle-Reston Green Vendor Fair, 1910 Oracle Way, Reston
27 April, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Springfest, Sully Plantation
27 April, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Grow It, Eat It Event, Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, MD
30 April, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Historic Garden Week, Trinity UM Church, Fairfax Garden Club
4 May, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Spring Festival, Walker Nature Center, Reston
5 May, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Home and Garden Event, Reston Town Center
11 May, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Garden Fair and Plant Sale, Ayr Hill Garden Club, 131 Church St NE, Vienna