Saturday, February 6
WASHINGTON GARDENER MAGAZINE SEED EXCHANGE
12:30 - 4 p.m.
Washington Gardener Suscribers and FROGs
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
Saturday, February 20
ECO-SAVVY SYMPOSIUM: WATER-WISE GARDENING
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Water Wise Gardening
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.
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.
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.
At the Horticulture Center
At the Historic House
October 27-December 27
Batik, oil, watercolor and collage
Erik & Caroline
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.