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  • Green Spring Gardens
  • Green Spring Gardens
  • Green Spring Gardens
  • Green Spring Gardens
  • Green Spring Gardens
  • Green Spring Gardens
  • Green Spring Gardens

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

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Saturday, February 6
WASHINGTON GARDENER MAGAZINE SEED EXCHANGE
12:30 - 4 p.m.

Washington Gardener Suscribers and FROGsClick to Register with Parktakes Online
Other GuestsClick to Register with Parktakes Online
Washington Gardener Magazine is co-hosting the 11th 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 (FROGS) members and WG subscribers; $20 for guests.

Saturday, February 20
ECO-SAVVY SYMPOSIUM: WATER-WISE GARDENING
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Water Wise GardeningClick to Register with Parktakes Online
From drought to deluge, water is a finite natural resource that demands bold conservation efforts. How we effectively manage this resource to beautify our homes and communities is critical. Learn practical, water-wise gardening techniques and creative solutions to conserve, capture, contain and sustain this precious natural resource. Speakers include Greg Tepper, Delaware Botanic Gardens’ Horticulture Director; Lily Whitesell, watershed specialist, NVSWCD; Lauren Wheeler, principal of Natural Resources Design; and Todd Brethauer, science educator. Lunch is included. Please call to request vegetarian. $70/person.

Saturday, March 19
HISTORY SYMPOSIUM: DOWNTON ABBEY
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Downton Abbey: The Titanic to the Twenties
As Downton Abbey closes its doors, celebrate the phenomenally successful series and examine the momentous time period that it chronicled, from the Edwardian era to the Roaring Twenties. Discover the history lessons that this fictional story wove into its plots, from the impacts of World War I and women’s rights to foods and fashions. Test your Downton knowledge, and look back at some memorable moments. $56/person. READ MORE >>

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 At the Horticulture Center At the Historic House
October 27-December 27 Carol Higgs
Batik, oil, watercolor and collage
Joan Wolfe
Acrylic
Erik & Caroline
Hottenstein

Watercolor
December 29-February 28 Vienna Arts Society
Watercolor, acrylic, oil and photography
Reception on Sun., January 10, 1-3 p.m.
March 1-April 24 Sumi-e Society of America East
Asian brush painting
Reception on Sun., April 3, 1-3 p.m.

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