Events Calendar

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    Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria VA

3 August, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Floral Design Workshop: Summer Edition
7 August, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Ready, Set, Grow: Agriculture for Elementary Teachers
15 August, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Summer Garden Tour and Tea
17 August, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Backyard Composting Basics
24 August 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Begonia Show and Sale
24 August, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Begonia Container Workshop
25 August, 12:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Begonia Show and Sale
7 September, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Native Plants for Butterflies
13 September, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Garden Talk: Fall Bounty Vegetable Garden
21 September, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Fall Garden Day and Plant Sale
27 September, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Garden Talk: Tips on Growing Beautiful Bulbs
28 September, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Adapting Ideas from Big Gardens

    Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, MD

9 August, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. US National Arboretum Tour: Hybridization of Crape Myrtles
14 September, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Full Moon Hike
19 September, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Chanticleer Tour: Fall Delights
22 September, 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Greenhouse Tour
24 September, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 50th Anniversary Celebration
25 September, 10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Greenhouse Tour

    Fairfax County Day Trips

6 August, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Leesylvania State Park Reptile Search
24 August, 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Savor Solomons (Annmarie Garden), Calvert County, MD
21 September, 8:30 a.m.- 7:30 p.m. St. Michael’s Cruise
27 September, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Kayak Tour: Ghost Fleet of the Potomac, Mallows Bay, Charles County, MD

    Loudoun County Master Gardeners

5 September, 7:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. The Glen Burnie Gardens (Rust Library)
7 September, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Prepare Your Best Lawn Now (Ida Lee Park Recreation Center)
14 September, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Fall Plantings and Landscapes (Purcellville Library)

    Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia

3 August, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Summer Blooms in the Garden (Glencarlyn Library Community Garden)
7 August, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Vegetables for Fall and Winter Harvest (Arlington Central Library)
10 August, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Ask an Extension Master Gardener at the Organic Vegetable Garden (Potomac Overlook Regional Park)
14 August, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Cover Crops for Healthy Garden Soil (Arlington Central Library)
20 August, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Fall and Winter Vegetable Gardening (Westover Branch Library)
21 August, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Lasagna Gardening, Bokashi Composting, Hugelkultur (Arlington Central Library)
24 August, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Fall and Winter Vegetable Gardening (Burke Branch Library)
7 September, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Good Gardens All Start with Good Soil (Glencarlyn Library Community Garden)
7 September, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Fall Lawn Care and Turf Alternatives (Fairlington Community Center)
10 September, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Simpson Garden Tuesday Stroll (420 E. Monroe Ave., Alexandria)
12 September, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Fall Lawn Care and Turf Alternatives (Beatley Central Library)
14 September, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Organic Vegetable Garden Pepper Fest (Potomac Overlook Regional Park)
15 September, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Autumn Fest (Glencarlyn Library Community Garden)
21 September, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The Edible Oasis: Permaculture Ideas for Small Urban Yards (Fairlington Community Center)
23 September, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Landscaping Techniques and Native Plants for Wet Sites (Westover Branch Library)
29 September, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Simpson Park Gardens Fall Open House {420 E. Monroe Ave., Alexandria)

   US Botanic Garden

7 August, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Field to Palette: Dialogue on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene
9 August, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lessons from the Roadside: Designing for Beauty and Function
10 August, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Workshop Day 1: Design, Draw and Paint Your Dream Garden
11 August, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Workshop Day 2: Design, Draw and Paint Your Dream Garden
7 September, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Landscape Collage: Introduction to the Creative Design Process
7 September, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Kusamono
12 September, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Marvelous Morphology: Flowers
20 September, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Lecture: The Thousand Year Wood: Tending the Endless Gift of Trees
21 September, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Shifting Pollinators in Midflight: Gesneriads

   US National Arboretum

7 September, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Under the Arbor: Lemon Herbs
21 September, 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Botanical Brews: Tasting Experience in the National Herb Garden

   Merrifield Garden Center

7 September, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Fall Lawn Care Exposition (Fair Oaks)
7 September, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Fall Container Garden Demonstration (Merrifield)
8 September, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Fall Vegetable Gardening (Merrifield)
14 September, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Fall Lawn Renovations (Merrifield)
14 September, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Herb Gardens (Fair Oaks)
15 September, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. How Bugs Make the World Go Round (Fair Oaks)
21 September, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Fall and Winter Container Gardens (Fair Oaks)
21 September, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Hardscape Design (Merrifield)
22 September, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Creating a Bird-Friendly Backyard (Fair Oaks)
28 September, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. The Pollinator-Friendly Garden (Fair Oaks)