Peg’s Picks for May Events, 2014

May is such a busy time in the gardening world – peak time to plant as well as to visit festivals, events, and plant sales. Below are “Peg’s Picks” of gardening events in the Northern Virginia, DC, Maryland area for May 2014. Visit the corresponding web site to learn more details.

Flower Mart sponsored by the All Hallows Guild, National Cathedral, Washington, DC
May 2, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and May 3, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
http://www.nationalcathedral.org
or http://www.allhallowsguild.org

Celebrate Herb Day Festival, U.S. Botanic Garden, Washington, DC
May 3, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
http://www.usbg.gov

Grow It Eat It Spring Open House, May 3, 8:30 am to 1:00 pm
Maryland’s Food Gardening Network, University of Maryland Extension
http://extension.umd.edu/growit/montgomery-county-vegetable-gardening-classes-and-events

Garden Fest at the Smithsonian, May 9, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Enid A. Haupt Garden behind Smithsonian Castle, Washington, DC
http://www.gardens.si.edu/whats-happening/garden-fest.html

Spring Garden Day – The Big Plant Sale, May 17, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA
http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/greenspring

Baltimore Herb Festival, May 24, 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
Leakin Park, Baltimore, MD
http://www.baltimoreherbfestival.com

Mt. Vernon Triennial Symposium, May 30 – June 1
At George Washington’s Mt. Vernon in Virginia
also, Special Exhibit called Gardens and Groves from 2/22/2014 – 1/10/2016
http://www.mountvernon.org/gardens/symposium

Washington DC Green Festival
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC
May 31 – June 1
http://www.greenfestivals.org/wdc

One response to “Peg’s Picks for May Events, 2014

  1. Exander Editor

    Wow! How very useful! The information is fresh and the presentation knowledgeable. The photos are great. Congratulations on a great blog.

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