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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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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.

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 GREEN SPRING.

Saturday, October 15, 9 am-noon
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 follow.
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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 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
August 30-October 23 Springfield Art Guild
Various media

Cindy Dyer
Photography
Mary Exline
Oil painting
October 25-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

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