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

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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. There's a little something for everyone: puppet shows at 1 pm and 3 pm ($4/person, advance registration recommended), holiday breads and ornaments for sale, holiday decorations and seasonal displays, live music, free refreshments and more. This festive day is for gardeners of all ages, individuals and families. Sponsored by Friends of Green Spring.

Sunday, December 4
GARDENERS HOLIDAY PUPPET SHOW

1-2 pm and 3-4 pm. Register in advance for this festive, holiday puppet show performed by Bob Brown Puppets. Registered children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Before or after the show enjoy the Gardeners Holiday Open House. $4/person. Sponsored by Friends of Green Spring.
REGISTER

Saturday, February 4
WASHINGTON GARDENER MAGAZINE SEED EXCHANGE

12:30-4 pm. Washington Gardener (WG) magazine is co-hosting the 12th annual Seed Exchange at Green Spring Gardens with lectures, face-to-face seed swap and more. Bring your extra seeds to swap, and leave with a bag full of seeds, new garden friends and expert planting advice. $15 for verified Friends of Green Spring members (FROGS) and WG subscribers; $20 for other guests.
REGISTER$15 FROGS and WG subscribers
REGISTER$20 Other guests

Saturday, February 18
ECO-SAVVY SYMPOSIUM: CULTIVATING BIODIVERSITY

9 am-1 pm. Plant and animal life biodiversity is critical to a healthy ecosystem. Learn from renowned public designer Bill McLaughlin of the U.S. Botanic Garden and expert local naturalist and environmental educator Alonso Abugattas how to create a home landscape that provides an oasis for birds, pollinators and other wildlife through the use of native plants. A panel discussion on the use of native plants in the landscape follows the presentations. $56/person.
REGISTER

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
UNTIL DECEMBER 18 Richard & Ava Neff
Fabric, oil painting & encaustic
painting

Ravensworth Elementary
School students
Various media
Akemi Price
Oil, acrylic and watercolor
painting and pastels
DECEMBER 20-FEBRUARY 19 Vienna Arts Society
Various media
Reception on Sun., January 8, 1-3 pm
Vienna Arts Society
Various media
Reception on Sun., January 8, 1-3 pm
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

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