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  • Green Spring Gardens
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[ 4603 Green Spring Road ] [ Alexandria, VA 22312 ] [ 703-642-5173 ]

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Celebrate National Poetry Month SATURDAY, APRIL 1 1-2 PM
FAMILY FUN: POETRY IN THE GARDEN

(Ages 5 and older) Celebrate National Poetry Month surrounded by the beauty of nature. Walk the gardens to find plants that have inspired poets. Perhaps be inspired to write and share poems of your own! Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. $6/person. Click to Register with Parktakes Online

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Saturday, April 8
SEASONAL OPENING OF THE GARDEN GATE PLANT SHOP

Shop hours: Monday-Saturday 9 am-4 pm, Sunday noon-4 pm
9 am-4 pm. Celebrate spring with the seasonal opening of Green Spring’s Garden Gate Plant Shop, which specializes in plants that do well in our local growing conditions and offers plants featured in Green Spring’s gardens. Don’t miss this chance to try something new in your own landscape! Join Friends of Green Spring (FROGS) and receive 10% off in the Garden Gate Plant Shop. Master Gardeners are available for consultation.

Saturday, April 29 10 am-noon
GO NATIVE! COMMUNITY WORKSHOP

For adults and children ages 7 and up (children must be accompanied by a registered adult). Discover the importance of native plants to the survival of the native animals of Virginia. Learn what makes a plant invasive and why it should be removed. Connect with the Potomac Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society (VNPS) and Green Spring Gardens for a take-action project. Workshop participants get a discount on a native plant starter garden from VNPS. Good workshop for scouts, families, homeschools, or anyone who needs community service hours. Wear work clothes, gloves and sturdy shoes. $8/person.
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Garden Gate Plant Shop Seasonal Grand Opening Spring Garden Day
THE BIG PLANT SALE
Saturday, May 20


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. Friends of Green Spring members receive 10% off plants in Green Spring’s Garden Gate Plant Shop. SPONSORED BY FRIENDS OF GREEN SPRING.

ART SHOWS AT GREEN SPRING GARDENS
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.

Date Horticulture Center Historic House
FEBRUARY 21-APRIL 16 The National Capital
Area Chapter of the
Sumi-e Society of
America

Asian brush painting
Reception on Sun., March 26, 1-3 pm
The National Capital
Area Chapter of the
Sumi-e Society of
America

Asian brush painting
Reception on Sun., March 26, 1-3 pm
APRIL 18-JUNE 18 Potomac Valley Watercolorists
Watercolor
Reception on Sun., April 23, 1-3 pm
Potomac Valley Watercolorists
Watercolor
Reception on Sun., April 23, 1-3 pm

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