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, September 10,
9 am-3 pm.
FALL GARDEN DAY
PLANT SALE AND MORE
Fall is a great time to plant, and Green Spring Gardens is hosting
numerous local plant and garden craft vendors to satisfy your gardening
needs. A silent auction, bake sale, live music, food and kids' table
add to the festivities. Come and support one of Virginia's most
innovative public gardens. Free admission. SPONSORED BY FRIENDS OF
Saturday, October 15, 9
BEAUTY IN SUSTAINABILITY SYMPOSIUM
During this half-day symposium, learn how to create and care for a
home garden that is a source for beauty, labor savings and
environmental change. Get to know lovely native alternatives and
rethink traditional gardening practices that are at odds with nature's
rhythms. Virginia Native Plant Society's Laura Beaty and renowned
landscape designer Larry Weaner show you how to create stunning gardens
in harmony with the ecological processes in nature. Book signing to
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Sunday, December 4
GARDENERS HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
12-4 p.m. 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. or 3 p.m. children's puppet show
listed on page 6, enter the annual gingerbread house contest, and catch
a ride on the trackless train, $3/person. Sponsored by Friends of Green
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.
August 30-October 23
Springfield Art Guild
October 25-December 18
Richard & Ava Neff
Fabric, oil painting & encaustic painting
Ravensworth Elementary School students
Oil, acrylic and watercolor painting and pastels