The Garden Gate Plant
Open Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday Noon - 4 p.m.
Visit our plant sales area offering unusual, hard-to-find plants
nurtured by Green Spring's horticultural staff. The shop specializes in
plants that do well in our local growing conditions and offers plants
featured in Green Spring's gardens. A great opportunity to try
something new in your own landscape. FROGS members receive 10% off
plants in the Plant Shop.
Saturday, May 14
Spring Garden Day – THE BIG PLANT SALE
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
More than 40 local garden vendors descend on Green Spring Gardens with
beautiful and unusual plants to fill your spring gardening needs.
Growers and Master Gardeners are on hand to help with plant selections
and gardening advice. Sponsored by Friends of Green Spring. Free
admission. Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, VA
22312. Please call 703-642-5173 for more information.
Tuesday, June 28
CONCERT IN THE GARDEN
6 - 8 p.m.
Be our guests for a musical evening in the gardens with The Fender
Benders, performing classic rock-n-roll from the 60s, 70s and 80s.
Bring a picnic dinner to enjoy on the lawn and groove along with this
family-friendly band. A food truck, Good Grubbin’, will also be
available. The Friends of Green Spring board will serve complimentary
cake and lemonade. PRESENTED BY FRIENDS OF GREEN SPRING.
Sunday, July 31
DUELING DESIGNERS AND TEA
1 - 3:30 p.m.
Two designers simultaneously create original floral arrangements using
identical materials. Discover how different creative styles, techniques
and approaches to design and materials are revealed in this highly
entertaining demonstration. Reservations required. $45 for the program
followed by a traditional English afternoon tea in our 1784 historic
house. $22 for the program only. Call Historic Green Spring at
703-941-7987 to register.
Saturday, August 20
NATIONAL HONEYBEE DAY
10 a.m. - noon
Where would we be without the honeybee? Celebrate this wondrous insect
with free activities and paid crafts for kids and adults. Meet a
beekeeper, see inside a beehive, learn a bee dance, do a bee scavenger
hunt, learn how bees are important to our food supply, get tips on
growing a pollinator garden and purchase a pollinator starter garden.
One craft ticket allows you to make a garden marker, roll a beeswax
candle, sample floral honey and more. This program is intended for ages
7 to adult. Advance registration for a craft ticket is recommended.
$12/person for a craft ticket.
National Honeybee Day
ART SHOWS AT GREEN SPRING
Horticulture Center Hours
Monday-Saturday, 9 am-4:30 p.m.
Sunday, Noon-4:30 p.m.
Historic House Hours
Wednesday-Sunday, Noon-4:30 p.m.
Through June 26
Potomac Valley Watercolorists
Reception on Sun., May 1, 1-3 p.m.
June 29 - August 28
Watercolor, mixed media and photography
Reception for all three artists on Sun., July 10, 1-3 p.m.