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

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The Garden Gate Plant Shop
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.

Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program 2014
Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 9-November 18, 1-4 p.m.

Join Green Spring Master Gardeners, an elite corps of trained, volunteer, horticultural educators, who work with area communities to encourage and promote environmentally sound horticultural practices. Learn More >>

Saturday, August 23, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 24, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
31st Annual Begonia Show and Sale

Feast your eyes at this show sponsored by the Potomac Branch of the American Begonia Society. Expand your plant palette! Be tempted with splashes of color for homes and greenhouses that last long after frosts have put our outdoor gardens to bed! The sale offers a wide variety of begonias, including subtropical species. FREE.

August 26-October 26
Art Show at Green Spring Gardens

At the Horticulture Center:
Springfield Art Guild - Various Media; and Jay McKain - Photography
At the Historic House:
Marnie Maree - Watercolor
Reception on Sunday, September 7, 1-3 p.m.

Saturday, September 13, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Fall Garden Day and Plant Sale

Fall is a great time to plant, and Green Spring Gardens is hosting numerous local plant vendors to satisfy your gardening needs. Live music, a silent auction and bake sale add to the festivities. Come and support one of Virginia’s most innovative public gardens. FREE.

October 28-December 28
Art Show at Green Spring Gardens

At the Horticulture Center:
Don Joseph DiFiore - Mixed media, ink, watercolor, acrylic; and Chris Fedderson - Photography
At the Historic House:
Erika Ridgway - Pastel and oil
Reception on Sunday, November 2, 1-3 p.m.

Sunday, December 7, Noon-4 p.m.
Gardeners’ Holiday Open House

Treat yourself to a day of holiday fun in the garden. This festive day is for gardeners of all ages, individuals and families. Register in advance for the 1 p.m. children’s puppet show, enter the annual gingerbread house contest, and catch a ride on the trackless train.

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