Events Calendar

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    Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria VA

19 January, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Winter Lecture: 50 Years of Green Spring
24 January, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Garden Talk: Easy Houseplants to Grow
26 January, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Winter Lecture: Bunny Mellon’s Oak Spring Gardens
1 February, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Washington Gardener Seed Exchange
2 February, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Winter Lecture: Building a Piet Oudolf Meadow
9 February, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Women in Horticulture
15 February, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Eco-Savvy Symposium
15 February, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Garden Tour: Winter Witch Hazels
16 February, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Winter Lecture: The Forest Project
21 February, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Garden Talk: Cacti and Succulents
29 February, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Citizen Science for Gardeners and Nature Lovers

    Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, MD

18 January, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Kokedama: The Art of Crafting Living Moss Balls
28 January, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Garden Winter Tour
1 February, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Introduction to Plant Propagation: Succulents
14 February, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Pruning
21 February, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Green Matters: Practical Solutions for Ecologically Sustainable Landscapes

    Fairfax County Day Trips

11 January, 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 pm. Birding on the Bay, Delaware
24 January, 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Winter Birds on the Coast
25 January, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Birds of Prey
2 February 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Blackwater Birds, Maryland
29 February 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Philadelphia Flower Show

    Loudoun County Master Gardeners

2 January, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Gardening with a Conservation Mindset (Rust Library)
25 January, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Gardening Super Succulents for Inside and Out (Cascades Library)
6 February, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Permaculture with Native Plants (Rust Library)
15 February, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Starting a Vegetable Garden at Home (Brambleton Library)

    Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia

9 January, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Guerrilla Gardening in Your Yard: Converting Neglected Spaces into Food, Beauty and Diversity (Burke Branch Library, Alexandria)
23 January, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Selecting and Starting Seeds (Fairlington Community Center)
25 January, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Succulents for Small Spaces (Gunston Community Center)
27 January, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Selecting and Starting Seeds (Arlington Mill Community Center)
3 February, 7:00 p.m – 8:30 p.m. How to Build Inexpensive and Effective Grow Lights (Westover Library)
4 February, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Seeds: Selecting and Starting (Barrett Branch Library)
5 February, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Introduction to Slovenian AZ Hive Accessible Urban Beekeeping (Arlington Mill Community Center)
10 February, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Planning an Edible Landscape (Westover Branch Library)
13 February, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. How to Build Inexpensive and Effective Grow Lights (Burke Branch Library)
18 February, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Build Healthy Soil and Manage Water in Your Yard (Cherrydale Library)
20 February, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Build Healthy Soil and Manage Water in Your Yard (Fairlington Community Center)
24 February, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Spring Lawn Care (Beatley Central Library)
29 February, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Spring Lawn Care (Lee Community Center)
29 February, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Winter Pruning for Woody Plants (American Horticultural Society River Farm)

   US Botanic Garden

7 January, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Tour: Stop! Smell and Touch Our Plants
18 January, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Citrus: Botany, History and Production
25 January, 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Painting with Botanicals: Tea, Saffron and Beyond
30 January, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. DC Teacher Night
1 February, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Escape the Garden: A Plant-Based Mystery
6 February, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Roots and Reflections: Chocolate
14 February, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Growing Food in Urban Spaces
15 February, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Best Shrubs for Your Cut Flower Garden
27 February, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Botanical Brainiacs Trivia Night
29 February, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Spring Flowering Bulbs

   US National Arboretum

18 January, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Springhouse Run Day of Service
22 February, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Tools of the Trade: Bonsai

   Merrifield Garden Center

18 January, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Hardscape Design (Merrifield)
18 January, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Spring Emergents (Fair Oaks)
25 January, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Landscape Lighting (Merrifield)
25 January, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. New Introductions and Hidden Gems in Evergreens (Fair Oaks)
1 February, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Drainage Solutions (Merrifleld)
1 February, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Halftime Report: The Midwinter Update (Fair Oaks)
8 February, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Deer Management Strategies (Fair Oaks)
8 February, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Winter Houseplant Care (Merrifield)
15 February, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Planning A Multi-Year Garden (Merrifield)
15 February, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Repotting Bonsai (Fair Oaks)
22 February, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Fruit Trees (Merrifield)
22 February, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Starting from Seed (Fair Oaks)
29 February, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Shade Gardens (Fair Oaks)
29 February, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Designing Beautiful Functional Landscapes (Merrifield)