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  • Green Spring Gardens
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  • 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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Sunflower GARDEN GATE PLANT SHOP NOW OPEN FOR THE SEASON
Shop hours: Monday-Saturday 9 am-4 pm, Sunday noon-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.

CONCERT IN THE GARDEN
Tuesday, June 27, 6 - 8 p.m.

Be our guests for a musical evening in the gardens with The Fender Benders, performing classic rock-n-roll from the 60s, 70s and 80s. Bring a picnic dinner to enjoy on the lawn and groove along with this family-friendly band. A food truck, Good Grubbin’, will also be available. The Friends of Green Spring board will serve complimentary cake and lemonade. Free. PRESENTED BY FRIENDS OF GREEN SPRING.

CELEBRATE HONEYBEE DAY
Saturday, September 2, 10 a.m. - noon

Where would we be without the honeybee? Celebrate this wondrous insect with the Northern Virginia Beekeeping Association. Meet a beekeeper, see inside a beehive, learn a bee dance, do a bee scavenger hunt, learn how bees are important to our food supply and get tips on how you can help honeybees. Free.

Garden Gate Plant Shop Seasonal Grand Opening FALL GARDEN DAY
PLANT SALE AND MORE
Saturday, September 9, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


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. 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
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
JUNE 20 - AUGUST 20 Lake Barcroft Art League
Painting and Photography
Reception on Sun., June 25, 1-3 pm
Lake Barcroft Art League
Painting and Photography
Reception on Sun., June 25, 1-3 pm
JUNE 21 - August 20   Greenspring's Historic House: A Story in Pictures, 1784 - 1970
A special exhibit of drawings, photos and correspondence
AUGUST 22 - October 22 Late Bloomers
Oil Pastel on Pastel Paper
Reception on Sun., September 17, 1-3 pm
Late Bloomers
Oil Pastel on Pastel Paper
Reception on Sun., September 17, 1-3 pm
Springfield Art Guild
Various media
Reception on Sun., August 27, 1-3 pm

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