Events Calendar

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    Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria VA

1 June, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Workshop: Hypertufa Garden Trough
7 June, 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Garden Talk: Be a Water-Wise Gardener
15 June, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Gardening with Climate Change
21 June, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Garden Talk: Bring on the Hummingbirds
22 June, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Basic Pruning Workshop for Azaleas and Rhododendrons
26 June, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Spotted Lanternfly First Detector Training Program
29 June, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Terra Cotta Succulent Container
13 July, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Workshop: Casting Concrete Leaves

    Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, MD

1 June, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Sustainable Gardening Practices
5 June, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. No Fuss Roses
25 June, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Water in the Landscape: Creating an Oasis
29 June, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Common Garden Pests and Diseases
11 July, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Care and Handling of Butterflies in Your Garden

    Fairfax County Day Trips

1 June, 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Blue Ridge Birding
5 June, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Maymont and Lavender Fields
26 June, 6:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Getaway — Hershey Gardens and High Glen
9 July, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Mason Neck Reptile Search
20 July, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. William Paca House, Gardens and Cruise, Annapolis, MD

    Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia

1 June, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Gardening Pollinators (Glencarlyn Library Community Garden)
2 June, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Open House for Sunny and Shade Demogardens (Bon Air Park)
5 June, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. How to Grow Squash and Cucurbits (Arlington Central Library)
8 June, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Ask an Extension Master Gardener: Organic Vegetable Garden (Potomac Overlook Regional Park)
11 June, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Simpson Garden Stroll (420 E. Monroe, Alexandria)
12 June, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Insects: Pests and Beneficials (Arlington Central Library)
17 June, 7:00 p.m – 8:30 p.m. The Hospitable Garden: Welcoming Beautiful Butterflies, Moths and Other Critters (Beatley Library Reading Garden)
19 June, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Weeds 101: Keep Those Weeds at Bay (Arlington Central Library)
22 June, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Succulents for Small Spaces (Columbia Pike Branch Library)
22 June, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Dig’em, Kill’em, Eat’em: Ways to Get Rid of Weeds (Beatley Library Reading Garden)
26 June, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Body Techniques for the Garden (Arlington Central Library)

27 June, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Mosquitoes and Ticks: Identification and Control (Burke Branch Library)
29 June, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Succulents for Small Spaces (Burke Branch Library)
6 July, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Herbs for Flavor, Fragrance, Health and Butterflies (Glencarlyn Branch Library)
9 July, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Simpson Garden Stroll (420 E. Monroe, Alexandria)
9 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Twilight Landscape Gardening I: Native Plants (Fairlington Community Center)
10 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Top 10 Vegetable Diseases (Arlington Central Library)
11 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Mosquitoes and Ticks: Identification and Control (Cherrydale Library)
13 July, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Ask an Extension Master Gardener at the Organic Vegetable Garden (Potomac Overlook Regional Park)
16 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Twilight Landscape Gardening II: Easy Low-Cost Landscape Maintenance Techniques (Fairlington Community Center)
17 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Vegetables vs Summer Heat (Arlington Central Library)
20 July, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Composting Basics (Beatley Library Reading Garden)
23 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Twilight Landscape Gardening III: Small Space Vegetable Gardening (Fairlington Community Center)
24 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Mushroom Growing (Arlington Central Library)
27 July, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Succulents for Small Places (Barrett Library)
31 July, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Preserving the Harvest: Canning, Freezing (Arlington Central Library)

    Loudoun County Master Gardeners

1 June, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Saturday in the Garden – Your Veggie Questions Answered (Ida Lee Park Demo Garden)
1 June, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Maintaining the Summer Garden (Heritage Farm Museum – Claude Moore)
6 June, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Tree Health Update with Q and A (Rust Library)
15 June, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Good Bug, Bad Bug (Community Farm at Roundabout Meadows, Stone Ridge)
19 June, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. A Talk and Tour of the Marshall House Grounds and Garden

    US Botanic Garden

1 June, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Tour: Discover the Kitchen Garden
2 June, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Poetry in Silver: The Language of Flowers in the Works of Emily Dickinson
3 June, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Tour of the Outdoor Gardens
8 June, 10:30 a.m – 12:00 p.m. Hawaii: A Botanical Paradise in the Middle of the Sea
12 June, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Tour: Explore Gardens Across America
13 June, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Marvelous Morphology: Plant Structure
15 June, 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Afternoon Tea in the Garden
21 June, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Pollinator Party
7 July, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Celebrate International Chocolate Day
18 July, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Marvelous Morphology: Leaves
20 July, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Growing Great Flowers from Your Cutting Garden

US National Arboretum

22 June, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Under the Arbor: Tussie Mussies
29 June, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Medicinal Plants and Introduction to Herbalism
29 June, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Under the Arbor: Culinary Uses of Lavender
13 July, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Workshop: Wall-Mounted Tropical Plants
13 July, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Bonsai Basics with Tropical Trees

    Miscellaneous

1 June, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Maker Faire, George Mason University
1 June, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Garden Fest, Belle Grove Plantation, Middletown, VA
9 June, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sustainable Garden Tour: Vienna and Oakton, NOVA Soil and Water Conservation District
18 June, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Gardening with Deer, Squirrels and Other Hungry Critters, Fairfax Food Council, Daniels Run Peace Church, Fairfax
22 June, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Planting for Pollinators, Merrifield Garden Center, Fair Oaks