Green Spring Gardens

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Visitor Center open Mon - Sat. 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Sunday noon - 4:30 p.m.; Gate locked at 5 p.m.

4603 Green Spring Road
Alexandria, Virginia

Nicole Conners,

Green Spring Gardens Events

Floral Design-Floral Design Day

02/29/2020 1:30 pm

(16-Adult) Celebrate National Floral Design Day in style-High Style. Treat yourself by bringing home flowers that you've arranged like a professional. Later you can use your container to practice what you have learned.

Winter Lecture-History Underground

03/01/2020 1:30 pm

(Adults) Come and discover the history in your backyard as Archaeologist Aimee Wells highlights a number of archaeological projects that have gone on, or are ongoing, in Fairfax County, including archaeological testing at Green Spring Gardens.

Great Shrubs for Home Gardens

03/07/2020 10:00 am

(Adults) Horticulturalist Brenda Skarphol highlights beautiful flowering shrubs that grow well in Virginia home gardens.

Art of the Needle

03/08/2020 1:00 pm

(Adult) Artist and collector Caroline Hottenstein explores the legacy of the 19th century seamstress with an exhibit of needlework tools, linens, lace, and clothing. Hear about sewing techniques and styles, and the important role of needle arts in women’s lives.

Basic Pruning Techniques for Shrubs

03/21/2020 10:00 am

(Adults) Learn to prune like a pro with this walk and talk led by pruning instructor Peter Deahl. Discover which shrubs and evergreens need pruning in late winter, and learn techniques for keeping your plants healthy and beautiful.

Scrapbook Garden Journal Workshop

03/21/2020 10:00 am

(16-Adult) Learn how to create a beautiful, scrapbook-style garden journal to suit your style and your garden. With the help of book artist Bel Mills, you will leave with a full-size journal complete with sections separated by dividers and a variety of papers to suit particular needs.

Garden Talk: Gardening in Climate Change

03/27/2020 1:30 pm

Extension Master Gardeners discuss how climate change is affecting our area and how it’s impacting our garden practices. They will offer suggestions for plant selection, water management and other practices.

Cherry Blossom Pop-up Card Workshop

04/04/2020 9:30 am

(12-Adult) Create a moment of unexpected joy for a loved one with a handmade, cherry blossom-themed pop-up card brimming with paper flowers.

Ikebana Floral Design Workshop

04/04/2020 10:00 am

(Adults) Learn the rich symbolism and fundamentals of the Japanese art of flower arrangement, and take home your own arrangement.

Garden Gate Plant Shop Opening

04/11/2020 9:00 am

(All ages) Celebrate spring with the opening of the Green Spring Gardens Gate Plant Shop.

Green Spring Gardens, Classes and Camps

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Art Exhibits at Green Spring Gardens

See art exhibits on display at Green Spring

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