Green Spring Gardens

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Gate locked at 5 p.m.

4603 Green Spring Road
Alexandria, Virginia

Judy Zatsick,

Green Spring Gardens, Harry Allen Lecture Series

Harry Allen Winter Lecture Series


Select Sundays, 1:30–3 p.m. in January and February

Green Spring hosts an annual series of lectures by authors, garden designers, scientists, landscape historians and other garden enthusiasts on the cutting edge of horticulture. This year’s lecture series has gone virtual. See below for the lineup of programs and be sure to register in Parktakes.


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Sponsored by the Friends of Green Spring.

Virtual Winter Lecture: Create Designer Container Garden

02/13/2022 1:30 pm

Container Gardening expert Steph Green of Contained Creations discusses the elements behind her luxurious, eye-catching designs and shares her techniques for building lush, layered arrangements.

Virtual Winter Lecture: Houseplants by Design

01/30/2022 1:30 pm

Do you use houseplants to their fullest potential? In this virtual lecture, designer Tovah Martin explores some of the easiest, most rewarding houseplants appropriate for all types of home situations and window exposures.

Virtual Winter Lecture: Thomas Rainer Garden Design

02/06/2022 1:30 pm

Renowned landscape architect and design blogger, Thomas Rainer, will talk about going beyond the basics of good garden design.

Virtual Winter Lecture-Lift Ev'ry Voice

02/20/2022 1:30 pm

From sea to shining sea, Black people have made rich contributions to American garden history.
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