Monthly Events

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November 2020

2, Monday, Grow with Katie Facebook live event with Katie Dubow and David Mattern about forcing flower bulbs, sponsored by Homestead Gardens, 11:00 am https://www.facebook.com/homesteadgardens/photos/gm.688752245096360/10158057989628918/?type=3&theater

2, Monday, Gardens of the World, Part 2, Western European Wonders with Bryce Lane. Starts Monday November 2 through December 14 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm, a six-week installment, virtual, fee and must register. J.C. Raulston Arboretum. https://jcra.ncsu.edu/events/details.php?ID=2412

2, Monday, Rock Gardening, 10:00 to 11:30 am, free and must register, Zoom. Master Gardeners of Green Springs. Registration link: https://forms.gle/W2Y7xyoZnrggUY9k7

3, Tuesday, Glory of Fall Garden Tour, 10 to 11:30 or 1 to 2:00, in person at Brookside Gardens, meet at visitor center entrance, fee and must register. Brookside Gardens. https://www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/brookside-gardens/

3, Tuesday, A New Year Begins: The Second Growing Season, 1:00 to 2:30 pm, free and virtual. Advance registration not available, see website for details. J.C. Raulston Arboretum. https://jcra.ncsu.edu/events/details.php?ID=2163

4, Wednesday, City Blossoms Bulb Bash 2020: Pick up flower bulbs and plant to beautify the city. See website for times and future dates. https://cityblossoms.org/new-events/2020/10/27/bulb-bash-with-city-blossoms-amp-mighty-greens-srj54

4, Wednesday, Soil and Potting Workshop, 6:30 pm, online, fee and must register, The Sill. http://www.thesill.com

4 and 5, Wednesday and Thursday, Garden Ecology for Landscape Professionals: A Virtual Course instructed by Larry Weaner, noon to 3:30 pm. Fee and must register. Sponsored by Massachusetts Nursery and Landscape Association. New Directions in the American Landscape http://www.ndal.org

5, Thursday, The One Symposium, 9 to 4:00 pm, virtual, fee and must register. Sponsored by the Verdant Earth Educators. https://www.verdanteartheducators.com/one-symposium.html

5, Thursday, Fall 2020 Literary Series Biweekly Webinars: Page Dickey and her latest book, Uprooted. 2:00 pm. Zoom, fee and must register. The Garden Conservancy.  https://www.gardenconservancy.org/events/all-events

5, Thursday, Colonial Cocktails: Lamb’s Wool and Hot Buttered Rum, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, in person, fee and must register. Historic London Town. https://www.historiclondontown.org/events

5, Thursday, Drainage Solutions with Louis Ratchford, noon to 1:00 pm, free and must register, Zoom. Merrifield Garden Center https://www.merrifieldgardencenter.com/online-classes/

5, Thursday, Plants 101 Online Workshop, 6:30 pm, fee and must register, The Sill. http://www.thesill.com

5, 12, 19 Thursdays, Three hands-on, in person, garden clinics in the gardens of Woodend Sanctuary (Chevy Chase, Maryland), 1 to 3 pm, fee and must register. Audubon Naturalist Society. https://anshome.org/adults/

5, Thursday, Let’s Talk Gardens, Winning the war against weeds, noon, free and must register, online webinar. Smithsonian Gardens https://gardens.si.edu/

6, Friday, online virtual class Climate Change and Native Plants, 10:30 to 12:30 pm, fee and must register. Sponsored by Ecological Landscape Alliance and Native Plant Trust, register through Native Plant Trust https://www.ecolandscaping.org/event/class-climate-change-and-native-plants/

6, Friday, Grow It Eat It Preserve It webinar 3 to 4:00 pm. Hosted by Cecil County extension office, free and must register. https://extension.umd.edu/events/fri-2020-11-06-1500-grow-it-eat-it-preserve-it-webinar-capture-flavor

7, Saturday, Introduction to Plant Parenting Online Workshop, MasterClass, 1 to 5:00 pm, fee and must register. The Sill http://www.thesill.com

7, Saturday, Virtual Presentation: Getting Your Garden Ready for Winter, 10 to 11:30 am, fee and must register. Brookside Gardens. https://www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/brookside-gardens/

7, Saturday, Grow your own microgreens, 11 to noon, fee and must register. Cultivate the City, 910 Bladensburg Road, NE Washington DC http://www.cultivatethecity.com/

8, Sunday, Bon Chi, bonsai with edible plants, 1 to 2:00 pm, fee and must register. Cultivate the City, 910 Bladensburg Road, NE Washington DC http://www.cultivatethecity.com/

8 and 15, Sundays, Growing Gourmet Mushrooms with Michael Judd, 2 to 3:30 pm, fee and must register, is in person. Ecologia Design. https://www.ecologiadesign.com/category/workshops-talks-tours/

9, Monday, Virtual Fall Trifecta: Arrangements that Inspire with Melissa Palmer, noon to 1:30 pm, make three fall arrangements. Fee and must register. Longwood Gardens.  https://longwoodgardens.org/education/online-learning

9, Monday, Webinar: A Stick in the Spokes, meaningful interventions in landscape systems, noon to 1:00 pm, free for members, fee for nonmembers, must register. Ecological Landscape Alliance http://www.ecolandscaping.org

10, Tuesday, Lecture: Yard of the month! Plants for Civic Engagement and Transformation with Abra Lee, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, free but must register, online. U.S. Botanic Garden. http://www.usbg.gov

10, Tuesday, Seeing Seeds: A Journey into the World of Seedheads, Pods and Fruit with Teri Dunn Chace, 7:00 pm. Sponsored by the Maryland Horticultural Society. Zoom, free (open to the public) and must register. https://mdhorticulture.org/programs-events/lecture-series/

11, Wednesday, Online Lecture: Rethinking Nontraditional: Navigating a Biology Career While Black, part of the Growing Black Roots: The Black Botanical Legacy series of lectures sponsored by Holden Forests and Gardens and Black Botanists Week. Free and will be on the second Wednesday of the month from October 2020 to September 2021. https://holdenarb.org/visit/events-lectures/scientist-lecture/

11, Wednesday, Brighten Dreary Winter Days by Forcing Bulbs into Bloom with Melinda Myers, 6:30 to7:30 CST which is 7:30 to 8:30 EST, virtual, free but registration required https://www.melindamyers.com/

11, Wednesday, Fern 101 Online Workshop, 1:00 pm, free but must register. The Sill. http://www.thesill.com

11, Wednesday, Winter Walk of Lights at Meadowlark Botanical Garden in Vienna, until January 3, in person outside and must purchase tickets. See website for times and prices. https://www.novaparks.com/events/winter-walk-of-lights

11, Wednesday, Ancient Grains Make a Comeback, 11:00 am to noon, online, free and must register Allegany County extension agent https://extension.umd.edu/events/wed-2020-11-11-1100-fresh-conversations-ancient-grains-make-comeback

12, Thursday, All-Day Conference: Regenerative Solutions for Resilient Landscapes, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, fee and must register, online. Ecological Landscape Alliance http://www.ecolandscaping.org

12, Thursday, Fall Plant Care Online workshop, 6:30 pm, fee and must register, The Sill http://www.thesill.com

12, Thursday, Pruning Ornamental Trees and Shrubs with David Yost, noon, free and must register, Zoom, Merrifield Garden Center. https://www.merrifieldgardencenter.com/

12, Thursday, Covering the Basics: Vegetable Garden Prep with Brie Arthur, 6 to 8 pm, fee and must register, online webinar. Longwood Gardens. https://longwoodgardens.org/education/online-learning

12, Thursday, Managing Deer in the Landscape, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, free and must register, is virtual. Maryland Department of Natural Resources https://dnr.maryland.gov/wildlife/Pages/habitat/wapublicevents.aspx

13, Friday, Garden Talk: Curb Appeal for Fall Beauty, 1:30 pm-2:30 pm, fee and must register, in person at Green Spring Gardens. https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/green-spring/garden-talk-curb-appeal/111320

13, Friday, Floral Design How-to: Autumnal Centerpiece, 1:30 pm to 2:15 pm, online via zoom, fee and must register. Hillwood Gardens.  https://www.hillwoodmuseum.org/events

13, Friday, Invasive Plants and Native Alternatives, 10 to 11:30 am. Online, free and must register. Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia http://www.mgnv.org

13, Friday, Native Seed Starting, 1 to 2:15 pm, online, free and must register. Talbot County Extension agents https://extension.umd.edu/events/fri-2020-11-13-1300-native-seed-starting

14, Saturday, Fall Symposium “Falling for Color” 9:00 am to 3:30 pm, virtual, fee and must register, JC Raulston Arboretum in NC. https://jcra.ncsu.edu/events/details.php?ID=2378

14, Saturday, Online Demo: Fall Floral Centerpieces, 11:30 to 12:30 pm, free and must register. U.S. Botanic Garden. http://www.usbg.gov

14, Saturday, Hydroponics and Vertical Gardening, 11 to noon, fee and must register. Cultivate the City, 910 Bladensburg Road, NE Washington DC http://www.cultivatethecity.com/

14, Saturday, Colonial Cocktails: Rumrousal and Mulled Wine, 3 to 4 pm, fee and must register, in person. Presented by London Town but held at the Historic Gresham Estate https://www.historiclondontown.org/events

14, Saturday, Wild at Home with Hilton Carter, online lecture, fee and must register. Brookside Gardens https://www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/brookside-gardens/

15, Sunday, Hot Sauce Blending, 1 to 2 pm, fee and must register. Cultivate the City, 910 Bladensburg Road, NE Washington DC http://www.cultivatethecity.com/

16, Monday, Gardening for birds, 10:00 to 11:30 am, free, must register, Zoom, presented by Master Gardeners of Green Springs. Registration link: https://forms.gle/W2Y7xyoZnrggUY9k7

16, Monday, Webinar: Deer-Resistant Native Groundcovers, noon to 1:00 pm, free for members, fee for nonmembers, Ecological Landscape Alliance http://www.ecolandscaping.org

16, Monday, A Grand Tour of Versailles: The Sun King and His Gardeners, noon to 1:30 pm, fee and must register, online lecture. Pennsylvania Horticultural Society https://phsonline.org/events

17, Tuesday, Webinar: The Challenges and Complexities of Ecological Gardens, a 5-year journal of discovery, noon to 1:00 pm, free for members, fee for nonmembers, Ecological Landscape Alliance, http://www.ecolandscaping.org

18, Wednesday, Webinar: Evaluating Soil Health, noon to 1:00 pm, free for members, fee for nonmembers, Ecological Landscape Alliance, http://www.ecolandscaping.org

18, Wednesday, Growing Holiday Plants to Brighten Your Home and Relieve Stress, 6:30 to 7:30 CST which is 7:30 to 8:30 EST, free but must register, with Melinda Myers. https://www.melindamyers.com/

19, Thursday, Fall 2020 Literary Series Biweekly Webinars: Larry Lederman and his latest book, Garden Portraits: Experiences of Natural Beauty. 2:00 pm. Fee and must register, Zoom. The Garden Conservancy https://www.gardenconservancy.org/events/all-events

19, Thursday, Creating Woodland Gardens with Louis Ratchford, noon, free and must register, zoom, Merrifield Garden Center https://www.merrifieldgardencenter.com/

19, Thursday, Monstera Deliciosa 101 online workshop, 1:00 pm, free and must register, The Sill http://www.thesill.com

20, Friday, Dueling Designers Do Holidays, 11 to noon, fee and must register, Zoom, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. https://www.lewisginter.org/

21, Saturday, Floral Design Workshop Fruits and Vegetables, 10:00 am – 11:30 am, fee and must register, is in person at Green Spring Gardens https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/green-spring/floral-design-fruits-vegetables/112120

21, Saturday, Propagation and Cloning Workshop, 11 to noon, fee and must register. Cultivate the City, 910 Bladensburg Road, NE Washington DC http://www.cultivatethecity.com/

21, Saturday, Thanksgiving Table Centerpiece, 10 to noon, online, fee and must register. Mt. Cuba Center. http://www.mtcubacenter.org

22, Sunday, Living Ornaments and Terrarium Building, 1-2 pm, fee and must register. Cultivate the City, 910 Bladensburg Road, NE Washington DC http://www.cultivatethecity.com/

24, Tuesday, DIY Holiday Succulent Wreath workshop, 7:00 pm, online and free and must register. The Sill http://www.thesill.com

24, Tuesday, Thanksgiving Centerpieces, 10 to noon or 2 to 4:00 pm. This is hands on and in person. Fee and must register. Brookside Gardens. https://www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/brookside-gardens/

28, Saturday, Living Ornaments and Terrarium Building, 11 to noon and DIY holiday farm wreath making 1 to 2, fee and must register. Cultivate the City, 910 Bladensburg Road, NE Washington DC http://www.cultivatethecity.com/

29, Sunday, Indoor and Container Gardening 101, 1-2 pm, fee and must register. Cultivate the City, 910 Bladensburg Road, NE Washington DC http://www.cultivatethecity.com/

30, Monday, Christmas Cactus 101 online workshop, 1:00 pm, free and must register, The Sill http://www.thesill.com

October 2020

1, Thursday, The Secret Life of Native Bees, virtual, 10 to 11:30 am, fee and must register, Mt. Cuba https://mtcubacenter.org/

1, Thursday, Virtual: Top Twenty Perennials for Healthy Habitats, noon to 1:00, free and must register. part of the Smithsonian Gardens Let’s Talk Gardens series. https://gardens.si.edu/events/lets-talk-gardens/

1, Thursday, Virtual Lecture, A Bountiful Year: Six Seasons of Beauty from Brandywine Cottage with David Culp, 4:00 pm, fee and must register, Ladew Topiary Gardens.  https://ladewgardens.com/

1, Thursday, Full Moon Walk, 7:30 to 9:00 pm, in person at Brookside Gardens, fee and must register, https://www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/brookside-gardens/

1, Thursday, Harvest Moon Walk, 7:30 to 8:30 pm, Blandy Arboretum, in person, fee and must register http://blandy.virginia.edu/home

2, Friday, Beyond the Green Carpet: Native Grasses, 10 to 11:30 am, virtual, fee and must register, Mt. Cuba https://mtcubacenter.org/

2, Friday, Virtual Presentation, Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist with Michael Judd, noon to 1:00, free and must register, U.S. Botanic Garden https://www.usbg.gov/

2, Friday, Garden Talk: Rethink Your Lawn – Grow Less, in person, 1:30 to 2:30 fee and must register, Green Spring Gardens https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/greenspring/

3, Saturday, Fall Fruiting Trees and Shrubs, 1 to 2:30 pm, virtual, fee and must register, Mt. Cuba https://mtcubacenter.org/

3, Saturday, Grow Your Own Microgreens, 11 to noon, in person, Cultivate the City, fee and must register http://www.cultivatethecity.com/

3, Saturday, Fall Veggies: From Garden to Soup, in person, 10:00 am to noon, fee and must register. Green Spring Gardens   https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/greenspring/

3, Saturday, Virtual Presentation: Foundations of Cut-Flower Care, 11:30 to 12:30 pm, free and must register, U.S. Botanic Garden https://www.usbg.gov/

3, Saturday, Virtual Presentation: Extending the Vegetable Season, 9:00 am to 10:15 am, fee and must register, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. https://www.lewisginter.org/

3, Saturday, Hands on Orchid Repotting, free and must register, either from 10 to noon or from 1:30 to 3:30 pm, in person, Brookside Gardens https://www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/brookside-gardens/

3, Saturday, Garden Spa Workshop, fee and must register, is in person 10:30 am, River Farm, home of American Horticultural Society. https://ahsgardening.org/

4, Sunday, Bon-Chi Bonsai with Edible Plants, 1 to 2:00 pm, fee and must register, in person, Cultivate the City http://www.cultivatethecity.com/

6-8, Tuesday through Thursday, Pop Up Plant Market, outdoor and in person at River Farm, Home of the American Horticultural Society, 1 to 6:00 pm each day. Free admission. https://ahsgardening.org/

6, Tuesday, Colonial Cocktails: Fish House Punch and Mint Julep, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, in person, fee and must register, Historic Londontown https://www.historiclondontown.org/

7, Wednesday, Virtual Invasive Plant Workshop, Fall, 1 to 5:00 pm, fee and must register, Blandy Arboretum  http://blandy.virginia.edu/home

7, Wednesday, Fall Care for Your Landscape and the Pollinators with Melinda Myers, 6:30 to 7:30 CST which is 7:30 to 8:30 pm EST, free and must register.  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2Urs2dvYQ_ycRZ1ph_toJQ

7, Wednesday, Webinar: Designing with Ferns: The Dependable and the Divisive. Noon to 1:00 pm, free for members, fee for nonmembers, must register. Ecological Landscape Alliance https://www.ecolandscaping.org/

8, Thursday, Rescuing the American Chestnut, 10 to 11:30 am, fee and must register, Mt. Cuba Center https://mtcubacenter.org/

8, Thursday, Virtual: Beautiful Winter Gardens, noon to 1:00 pm, free and must register. The Smithsonian Gardens Let’s Talk Gardens series. https://gardens.si.edu/events/lets-talk-gardens/

8, Thursday, Virtual Presentation: Native Plants and Birds with Dr. Peter Marra, 7:30 to 9:00 pm, sponsored by the Virginia Native Plant Society, free and must register. https://vnps.org/

8, Thursday, Virtual Presentation: Grass Identification for Dummies Like Us: How to get started figuring out grasses, sponsored by the Maryland Native Plant Society, free and must register. https://mdflora.org/

8, Thursday, Introduction to Designing with Native Plants, fee and must register, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, virtual Native Plant Trust https://www.nativeplanttrust.org/

8, Thursday, Foam Free Florals: Artful Design the Old Fashioned Way with Christin Geall, virtual presentation via Zoom 6:00 pm CDT which is 7:00 pm EST. Greater Des Moines Botanical Gardens https://www.dmbotanicalgarden.com/

8, Thursday, Virtual Presentation: Living Floral with Margot Shaw, 4:00 pm, fee and must register, Ladew Topiary Gardens  https://ladewgardens.com/

9, Friday, Living Ornaments and Terrarium Building, 11:00 to 11:30 am, fee and must register, in person Cultivate the City http://www.cultivatethecity.com/

9, Friday, Virtual Horticulture How-To: Preparing Your Garden for Winter, 1:30 to 2:15 pm, free for members, fee for nonmembers. Hillwood Estate Museum and Gardens https://www.hillwoodmuseum.org/

9, Friday, Gardening for Wildlife, online zoom presentation, 10 to 11:30 am, free but must register, Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia http://www.mgnv.org

10, Saturday, Virtual: Selecting and Caring for Indoor Plants, 9:00 am to 10:30 am. Fee and must register, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden https://www.lewisginter.org/

10, Saturday, Hydroponics and Vertical Gardening, 11 to noon, fee and must register, in person Cultivate the City http://www.cultivatethecity.com/

10, Saturday, Virtual Presentation: Plants and Planting Design for Rainscape Gardens, free and must register, 10:00 am to 11:30 am, Brookside Gardens https://www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/brookside-gardens/

10, Saturday, Fall Garden Saturday: Native Evergreens for Year Round Interest, 1 to 2:00 pm, virtual, fee and must register, Mt. Cuba Center https://mtcubacenter.org/

11, Sunday, Hot Sauce Blend, 1 to 2 pm, fee and must register, in person, Cultivate the City http://www.cultivatethecity.com/

11, Sunday, Forest Bathing Walk in the National Arboretum, 9:00 to 11:00 am, fee and must register, U. S. National Arboretum https://www.fona.org/forest-bathing/

13, Tuesday, Virtual Presentation: Big Dreams, Small Garden: A Guide to Creating Something Extraordinary in Your Ordinary Space with Marianne Willburn, 7 to 8:30 pm, Maryland Horticultural Society, free for public, for more information see https://mdhorticulture.org/programs-events/lecture-series/

13, Tuesday, Virtual Presentation: Tea: A 5,000-Year Tradition, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm, fee and must register. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, https://www.lewisginter.org/

14, Wednesday, Pruning Small Trees and Shrubs, free, virtual, 2 to 3:30 pm, Green Spring Master Gardeners. Registration link: https://forms.gle/W2Y7xyoZnrggUY9k7

14, Wednesday, The First Steps to Creating a Low Maintenance Eco-friendly Landscape with Melinda Myers, 6:30 to 7:30 pm CST which is 7:30 pm EST, free and must register https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vrbVo0V-RI6j7IYjd0lPdw

14, Wednesday, Tree Talk: On the Nature, Culture, and Politics of. 5 to 6:30 pm, fee and must register, online, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society https://phsonline.org/events

14, Wednesday, Virtual Presentation: The Reality of Climate Change and How It Is impacting Us by Prince William Master Gardeners. 11:00 am to noon, free and use link to register. https://vce.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_e55z8MhkI4H1Q45

15, Thursday, Organic Landscape Maintenance with Glenstone as the Example, virtual, 10 to 11:30 am, fee and must register, Mt. Cuba Center https://mtcubacenter.org/

15, Thursday, Virtual Presentation: Bringing in Your Tropical Plants for the Winter, noon to 1:00 pm, free and must register. Smithsonian Gardens Let’s Talk Gardens series. https://gardens.si.edu/events/lets-talk-gardens/

15, Thursday, Virtual Presentation: Creating Woodland Gardens, noon, free and must register.  Merrifield Garden Center. https://www.merrifieldgardencenter.com/

15, Thursday, It’s Not the Setback: It’s the Comeback with Abra Lee, 6:00 pm CDT which is 7:00 pm EST. Des Moines Botanical Garden, fee and must register, virtual via Zoom. https://www.dmbotanicalgarden.com/

15, Thursday, Virtual Presentation: Down to the Wire, Structures in Floral Design, fee and must register Longwood Gardens  https://longwoodgardens.org/

16, Friday, Putting Your Garden to Bed, online Zoom presentation, 10 to 11:30 am, free and must register. Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia http://www.mgnv.org

16, Friday, Virtual Floral Design: How to Celebrate Chrysanthemums, 1:30 to 2:15 pm, free for members, fee for nonmembers. Hillwood Estate Museum and Gardens https://www.hillwoodmuseum.org/

16, Friday, Garden Talk: Composting Made Simple, in person, 1:30 to 2:30 pm, fee and must register, Green Spring Gardens. https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/green-spring

17, Saturday, Propagation and Cloning, 11:00 am to noon, fee and must register, in person, Cultivate the City http://www.cultivatethecity.com/

17, Saturday, Seed and Plant Swap, noon to 2:00 pm, free, in person, Cultivate the City http://www.cultivatethecity.com/

17, Saturday, Pumpkin Decorating Class, 2:00 pm, fee and must register, in person, Cultivate the City http://www.cultivatethecity.com/

17, Saturday, Garden Tour: Green Spring Up and Down, 10 to 11:30 am. In person tour of the Green Spring Gardens grounds, fee and must register, Green Spring Gardens. https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/green-spring

17, Saturday, Garden Photography Workshop, 1:30 to 4:00 pm, fee and must register, in person, River Farm, home of American Horticultural Society. https://ahsgardening.org/

17, Saturday, Virtual Presentation: Herbal Remedies to Boost the Immune System, 10 to 11:30 am, fee and must register. Brookside Gardens https://www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/brookside-gardens/

17, Saturday, Propagation: Native Seeds, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, virtual, fee and must register, Native Plant Trust https://www.nativeplanttrust.org/

17, Saturday, Virtual Presentation: Floral Design: Gourds for Fall Décor, 9:00 am to 10:00 am, fee and must register. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden https://www.lewisginter.org/

19, Monday, Online Class: Edibles, Bulbs, and Houseplants, a 6-week online course, fee and must register, Longwood Gardens  https://longwoodgardens.org/

19, Monday, Beginner Food Growing: Putting Your Garden to Bed, 4 to 6:00 pm, virtual, free and must register, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society https://phsonline.org/events

19, Monday, Online Class: Trees, Shrubs, and Conifers, fee and must register, Longwood Gardens  https://longwoodgardens.org/

19, Monday (see October 21 as well), Virtual: The New Normal in Tree Care: Current Challenges and Future Planning for Urban Forests, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Monday but also sessions on Wednesday from 12:30 to 2:45 pm. Fee and must register, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden https://www.lewisginter.org/event/new-normal-tree-care/

21, Wednesday, Webinar: Meadows: If You Build It, They Will Come, noon to 1:00 pm, free for members, fee for nonmembers, must register. Ecological Landscape Alliance. https://www.ecolandscaping.org/

22, Thursday, Zone Denial: Tropical Gardening in the Midwest with Irvin Etienne, 6:00 pm CDT which is 7:00 pm EST. Des Moines Botanical Garden, fee and must register, virtual via Zoom https://www.dmbotanicalgarden.com/

22, Thursday, Colonial Cocktails: Lamb’s Wool and Hot Buttered Rum, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, Historic London Town, fee and must register, in person. https://www.historiclondontown.org/

22, Thursday, Webinar: Hamlet’s Poison: The Mystery of Hebanon and Shakespeare’s other deadly plants, 1:00 EST, free if member, fee if nonmember, must register, Herb Society of America https://www.herbsociety.org/

22, Thursday, Virtual Presentation: Containers: Pots with a Purpose with Dan Benarcik, 4:00 pm, fee and must register, Ladew Topiary Gardens. https://ladewgardens.com/

22, Thursday, Virtual: Prune with a Purpose: A Gardener’s Guide to Thinking Like an Arborist, noon to 1:00, free and must register. Smithsonian Gardens Let’s Talk Gardens series. https://gardens.si.edu/events/lets-talk-gardens/

23, Friday, Native Plants for Winter Interest, online zoom presentation, free and must register, 10 to 11:30 am, Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia http://www.mgnv.org

23, Friday, Moss Mania, virtual, 10 to 11:30 am, fee and must register, Mt. Cuba Center https://mtcubacenter.org/

24, Saturday, Online Demo, Fall Floral Arranging, 11:30 to 12:30 pm, free and must register, U.S. Botanic Gardens https://www.usbg.gov/

24, Saturday, Herbal Tea Tasting and Blending Workshop, fee and must register, in person, 10:30 to 12:30 pm. River Farm, home of American Horticultural Society https://ahsgardening.org/

24, Saturday, Ladew Gardens Virtual Garden Glow 2020, 7 to 8:00 pm, free. https://ladewgardens.com/Event-Calendar/Events-at-Ladew/Garden-Glow

24, Saturday, Eco-restorative Garden Design, 10 to 12:30 pm, online, fee and must register. Native Plant Trust https://www.nativeplanttrust.org/

24, Saturday, Virtual Presentation: HOAs and Condo Associations Planting and Managing Common Open Spaces, 1 to 4:00 pm. Sponsored by Plant NOVA Natives. Fee and must register.  https://www.plantnovanatives.org/symposiums-for-hoa-and-condo-assoc-

24, Saturday, Nature Nurture at Blandy Arboretum, virtual, fee and must register. Starting at 11:00 am with several speakers.
https://sites.google.com/site/naturenurturesatblandy/home

25, Sunday, Indoor and Container Gardening, 101, 1 to 2:00 pm, fee and must register, in person, Cultivate the City http://www.cultivatethecity.com/

27, Tuesday, Online Course: Plant Science: Understanding Plants, fee and must register, Longwood Gardens  https://longwoodgardens.org/

27, Tuesday, Native Species, Cultivars, and Selections: What’s the difference? Virtual, fee and must register, 10 to noon, Native Plant Trust and Ecological Landscape Alliance. https://www.ecolandscaping.org/event/class-native-species-cultivars-and-selections-whats-the-difference/

28, Wednesday, Ornamental Grasses, 2 to 3:30 pm, virtual, free and must register. Green Spring Master Gardeners.  Registration link: https://forms.gle/W2Y7xyoZnrggUY9k7

28, Wednesday, Webinar: Mole, Pan and Chapulin, Oaxacan Style, 1:00 EST, free if member, fee if nonmember, must register, Herb Society of America https://www.herbsociety.org/

28, Wednesday, Must Have Native Shrubs for Fall Color, virtual, 1 to 3:00 pm, fee and must register, Mt. Cuba Center https://mtcubacenter.org/

28, Wednesday, Resilient Urban Trees, 11:00 am to noon, free but must register. Sponsored by Prince William Master Gardeners. Use this link to register.  https://vce.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dj5UR4oAKFNymWN

28, Wednesday, The 2020 Season’s End Summit Online Event, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, fee and must register. Presented by many speakers. Ecological Landscape Alliance. https://www.ecolandscaping.org/

29, Thursday, Virtual: Have You Ever Wondered How Smithsonian Gardens Horticulturists Choose the Plants Used in Their Gardens. Noon to 1:00 pm, free and must register. Smithsonian Gardens Let’s Talk Gardens series. https://gardens.si.edu/events/lets-talk-gardens/

29, Thursday, Virtual Presentation: The Way He Sees It: Tom Scheerer on Decorating, 4:00 pm, fee and must register, Ladew Topiary Gardens.  https://ladewgardens.com/

29, Thursday, A Bountiful Year: Six Seasons of Beauty from Brandywine Cottage with David Culp, 6:00 pm CDT which is 7:00 pm EST. Virtual via Zoom, fee and must register. Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden https://www.dmbotanicalgarden.com/

29, Thursday, Chrysanthemum tour, fee and must register, in person at 10 to 11:15 or again at 1 to 2:15 Brookside Gardens https://www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/brookside-gardens/

29, Thursday, Virtual Spooky Mounted Staghorn Ferns, 7:00 pm, virtual, fee and must register, Rock Paper Plant http://www.rockpaperplant.com/#workshops

31, Saturday, Virtual Presentation: A Beautiful Obsession: Jimi Blake’s World of Plants at Hunting Brooks Gardens, 10 to 11:30 am, free and must register, Brookside Gardens https://www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/brookside-gardens/

31, Saturday, Forest Bathing Walk at National Arboretum, fee and must register. 8:30 to 10:30 am, U.S. National Arboretum https://www.fona.org/forest-bathing/

September 2020

1, Tuesday, Webinar: Gardening for Habitat. Native Plant Trust. 6:30 to 7:30, fee and must register. https://www.nativeplanttrust.org/events/gardening-habitat/

1, Tuesday, In the Garden Virtual Sessions, noon to 1:00 pm, free. Montgomery County Master Gardeners. Tune in on alternate Tuesdays to get answers to your gardening questions (Sept 15 and 20). You will the chance to ask questions live on the Facebook program. For information: https://extension.umd.edu/events/tue-2020-09-01-1200-garden-virtual-session

2, Wednesday, Virtual Presentation: Save Money and Improve Your Soil for Better Gardening Results. 6:30 to 7:30 CST which is 7:30 to 8:30 pm EST, free and must register. Presented by Melinda Myers. https://www.melindamyers.com/

2, Wednesday, Virtual Presentation on Planting Fall Bulbs, 11:00 am, free and must register, Prince William County Master Gardeners. https://mgpw.org/ Register by e-mailing mastergardener@pwcgov.org

2, Wednesday, Virtual Lecture: A Garden for All Seasons, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, free for members, fee for nonmembers, must register. Hillwood Estate Museum and Gardens http://www.hillwoodmuseum.org

3, Thursday, Understanding Plants’ Stress Signals: Abiotic Factors, noon, free, must register, via Zoom. Smithsonian Gardens https://gardens.si.edu/events/lets-talk-gardens/

3, Thursday, Webinar: Beyond Plants: What Else Do Insects Need to Thrive? 1-2:00 pm. Free and must register. Xerces Society. https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dfW3mUmrSBuHYR20IZmhJw

3, Thursday, Virtual Fall Cover Crops. 3:00 to 4:00 pm, free and must register. North Carolina Cooperative Extension. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fall-cover-crops-tickets-115987637145?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch

4, Friday, Virtual Presentation on Plant Propagation, 10 to 11:30 am, free but must register. Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia http://www.mgnv.org

5, Saturday, Fall Native Plant Sales “Self-Service Saturdays” 9:00 am to noon. Earth Sangha. https://www.earthsangha.org/

6, Sunday, Paw Paw Orchard Tour and Tasting, 2 to 3:15 pm, fee and must register, is in person at Michael Judd’s Long Creek Homestead in Frederick, MD. Offered again on Sunday September 13. http://www.ecologiadesign.com

7, Monday, Virtual Beginner Food Growing: Season Extenders & Prepping. 4 to 6:00 pm, free and must register. Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.  https://phsonline.org/events/prepping-for-winter-september2020

8, Tuesday, Webinar: Growing Great Garlic. 10:30am-11:30am. Duke Farms. Nominal fee and must register. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/webinar-growing-great-garlic-tickets-114132575606

8, Tuesday, Virtual: How to Prepare Your [Native Plant] Garden for the Winter with Debra Graff, free and must register, 7 to 9 pm. Virginia Native Plant Society. https://vnps.org/

8, Tuesday, Virtual: Planting for Fall Color, 7 to 9:00 pm, fee and must register. Phipps Conservatory, https://3989p.blackbaudhosting.com/3989p/Planting-for-Fall-Color

9, Wednesday, Webinar: Cover Crops. 4:00 to 5:30 pm. Mother Earth News FAIR. Free and must register. https://www.motherearthnewsfair.com/product/cover-crops-webinar/

9, Wednesday, Virtual: Fall is for Planting–Grow Smart for You and the Pollinators to Enjoy 6:30 to 7:30 CST which is 7:30 to 8:30 pm EST, free and must register. Presented by Melinda Myers, https://www.melindamyers.com/

10, Thursday, Weeds 101: Fall Section.10:00 am to 12:30 pm. Mt. Cuba Center. Fee and must register. https://education.mtcubacenter.org/wconnect/CourseStatus.awp?&course=203GAR129B

10, Thursday, Creating Containers with Fall Flair. Mt. Cuba Center. 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. Fee and must register. https://mtcubacenter.org/event/creating-containers-with-fall-flair/

10, Thursday, Insect Pests in the Landscape. Noon to 1:00 pm. Urban Forestry Today. Free and must register. http://www.urbanforestrytoday.org/home.html

10, Thursday, Virtual: Organic Japanese Knotweed Management for Homeowners, 7 to 9:00 pm, fee and must register. Also offered on September 15, Tuesday. Phipps Conservatory https://3989p.blackbaudhosting.com/3989p/Organic-Japanese-Knotweed-Management-for-Homeowners

10, Thursday, Virtual: Botanical Braniacs Trivia Night, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, free but must register. Also offered on September 24. U.S. Botanic Gardens. http://www.usbg.gov

10, Thursday, Turning the Tide: A Practical Guide for Bringing Nature Home, three-part series on Thursdays, September 10, 17 and 24. Doug Tallamy and Wendy Brister give presentations on importance of creating biodiversity and how to increase biodiversity in home gardens. 7 to 8:30 pm, webinar. Free and must register. https://extension.psu.edu/turning-the-tide-a-practical-guide-for-bringing-nature-home?fbclid=IwAR0QSDE-gahSuh5UllhBuWNOXzBf79H6UStxCYRySBn8IQP5CQigYYarBuY

11, 18 and 25. Fridays. Inviting Wildlife into the Garden. A 3-Session Webinar Series from 10am-1pm. Mt. Cuba Center. Instructors: Ian Stewart, Faith Kuehn and Derek Stoner. Fee and must register. https://education.mtcubacenter.org/wconnect/CourseStatus.awp?&course=203GAR312

11, Friday, VCE Virtual Farm to Table Program: Peanuts. 2 to 3:00 pm. Sponsored by Virginia Cooperative Extension. Free and must register. https://virginiatech.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pTyx6SFWQduOjoDNU39AUw

11, Friday, Virtual Workshop: Floral Design How-To: Beloved Child in Bloom, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm. free for members, fee for nonmembers, must register. Hillwood Estate Museum and Gardens http://www.hillwoodmuseum.org

11, Friday, Virtual Presentation: Roots, Fruits Nuts and Leaves: The Glories of Fall Foraging, 10:00 to 11:30 am, free but must register. Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia. http://www.mgnv.org

11, Friday, Garden Talk: Basics of Fall Veggie Gardening, 1:30 to 2:30 pm, in person, fee and must register via Fairfax County Parktakes www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/parktakes or call Green Spring Gardens at (703) 642-5173. Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA. https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/green-spring

11, Friday, For the Love of Paw Paws Online Webinar, noon, fee and must register, presented by Michael Judd. http://www.ecologiadesign.com

12, Saturday, Fall Native Plant Sales “Self-Service Saturdays” 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. Earth Sangha. Also on September 5th. https://www.earthsangha.org/

12, Saturday, Town of Vienna Fall Native Plant Sale, 8 am – 1 pm, 120 Cherry Street, SE, Vienna, VA. Plants from Hill House Farm and Nursery.

12, Saturday, Native Plant Landscape Design for Hillsides, 9:30 am, virtual, free. Plant NoVa Natives.  https://www.plantnovanatives.org/videoconferences?utm_campaign=1d56b860-f5a5-4784-99f3-631bfc600a4d&utm_source=so&utm_medium=mail_lp

12, Saturday, Bulbs–Adding Exotic Flair to the Garden, 9:30 to 10:30 am, in person, fee and must register via Fairfax County Parktakes www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/parktakes or call Green Spring Gardens at (703) 642-5173. Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA. https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/green-spring

12, Saturday, Edible Garden Tour, 10:00 to 11:30 am, in person, fee and must register via Fairfax County Parktakes www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/parktakes or call Green Spring Gardens at (703) 642-5173. Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA. https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/green-spring

12, Saturday, Garden Smarter: Discover the Joy of Growing and Giving Fresh Cut Flowers. 10:00 – 11:30 am. Free and must register. Master Gardeners of Calvert County, MD.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/garden-smarter-discover-the-joy-ofgrowing-and-giving-fresh-cut-flowers-tickets-82370214529?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch

13, Sunday, Glencarlyn Library AutumnFest, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, in person but can pre-order items.
https://mgnv.org/2020/08/12/autumnfest-at-glencarlyn-library-garden/

13, Sunday, Paw Paw Orchard Tour and Tasting, 2 to 3:15 pm, fee and must register, in person at Michael Judd’s Long Creek Homestead in Frederick, MD. Offered again on Sunday, September 6. http://www.ecologiadesign.com

13, Sunday, Native Plant sale, in person, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, at the Farm Stand on Founder’s Drive, Willowsford Conservancy, VA. Plants by Watermark Woods. http://www.willowsfordconservancy.org

13, Sunday, Feast of Flowers: Lecture, Tasting and Tea, 1 to 3:30 pm, in person, fee and must register via Fairfax County Parktakes www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/parktakes or call Green Spring Gardens at (703) 642-5173. Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA. https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/green-spring

14, Monday, Virtual Lecture: Native Woody Plants and Their Uses in the Landscape, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, fee and must register, Phipps Conservatory https://3989p.blackbaudhosting.com/3989p/Native-Woody-Plants-and-Their-Uses-in-the-Landscape

14, Monday, Webinar: Deer Resistant Native Groundcovers, noon to 1:00 pm, free for members, fee for nonmembers, must register. Ecological Landscape Alliance  http://www.ecolandscaping.org

15, Tuesday, In the Garden Virtual Sessions, noon to1:00 pm. On September 1 and 20 as well. Sponsored by Montgomery County Master Gardeners. Tune in on alternate Tuesdays to get answers to your gardening questions. You will have the chance to ask questions live on the Facebook program. For information: https://extension.umd.edu/events/tue-2020-09-01-1200-garden-virtual-session

16, Wednesday, Webinar: Putting Your Garden to Bed. 10:00 to 11:00 am. Nominal fee and must register. Duke Farms. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/webinar-putting-your-garden-to-bed-tickets-116471707011

16, Wednesday, Restoring the Little Things that Run the World with Doug Tallamy. Presented by Lancaster Conservancy and Willow Valley Communities with special thanks to the Unitarian Universalist Church of Lancaster. 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Fee and must register. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/doug-tallamy-restoring-the-little-things-that-run-the-world-tickets-90708211703

16, Wednesday, Deer Resistant Native Plants for Your Garden. The Native Plant Society of New Jersey. 7:00 pm, free and must register. https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/1615966189671/WN_pi8xSTVVRkaOaVckQJZaHA

16, Wednesday, Virtual: Fall Vegetable Gardening, 11:00 am, free and must register, Prince William Master Gardeners. https://mgpw.org/ E-mail mastergardener@pwcgov.org to register.

16, Wednesday, Virtual Lecture: The future PRFCT: Kicking the Landscape Chemical Habit and finding a whole new world of beauty with Edwina von Gal, 7:00 pm, fee and must register. Ladew Topiary Gardens. https://ladewgardens.com/

16-18, Wednesday through Friday, Online Event: Plan it Native Landscapes Conference. Presented by Deep Roots KC and its partners. Fee and must register. https://planitnative.org/

17, Thursday, Native Plant Walk with Blandy’s Assistant Curator, 10 to 11:00 am, in person, fee and must register. Blandy Arboretum. http://blandy.virginia.edu/

17, Thursday, Fall Garden Tour and Tea, 1 to 3:00 pm, in person, fee and must register via Fairfax County Parktakes www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/parktakes or call Green Spring Gardens at (703) 642-5173. Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA. https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/green-spring

17, Thursday, Racial Equity Through Urban Green and Agriculture, 7 to 8:30 pm, webinar, free and must register. Brookside Gardens. https://www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/brookside-gardens/

18, Virtual Presentation: Native Trees for Urban Home Landscape, 10 to 11:30 am, free and must register. Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia. http://www.mgnv.org

19, Saturday, Webinar: Fall into Gardening. 8:30 am to 1:30 pm, nominal fee and must register. Sponsored by Penn State Extension. https://extension.psu.edu/fall-into-gardening

19, Saturday, Mindful Contemplation of Natural Environments, 10:00 am to noon, in person, fee and must register. Blandy Arboretum. http://blandy.virginia.edu/

19, Saturday, Conquering Cool Season Edibles, 10 to 11:30 am, virtual, fee and must register,Brookside Gardens. https://www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/brookside-gardens/

19, Saturday, Behind the Scenes Greenhouse Tour, 10 to 11:15 and 1 to 2:15, in person, fee and must register, Brookside Gardens https://www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/brookside-gardens/

19, Saturday, Floral Design Workshop: Autumn Beauty, 1 to 2:30 pm., in person, fee and must register via Fairfax County Parktakes www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/parktakes or call Green Spring Gardens at 703 642-5173. Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA. https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/green-spring

19, Saturday, Annual Paw Paw Festival, noon to 5:00 pm. Tickets required. In person at Michael Judd’s Long Creek Homestead in Frederick, MD. http://www.ecologiadesign.com

19, Saturday and 20, Sunday. Conversations with Eden. Heronswood (WA) and the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society (WA) present their first joint symposium. On September 19 from 6 to 9 pm EDT and on Sunday Sept. 20 from noon to 3:00 pm EDT. Speakers include Jamaica Kincaid, author and Harvard University professor; Kathryn Aalto, garden designer and author from England; Peggy Cornett, Curator of Plants at Monticello; and Victoria Johnson, Associate Professor of Urban Policy and Planning at Hunter College. Fee and must register. https://bellevuebotanical.org/event/conversations-with-eden-2-day-symposium-webinar/2020-09-19/

20, Sunday, Native Bees, Birds and Bugs. Sponsored by Rockledge Gardens. 1 to 2 pm, fee and must register. Ticket includes access to this educational webinar plus 3 packs of pollinator-friendly seeds for your yard. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/native-bees-birds-andbugs-webinar-with-amanda-rose-tickets-116909267767?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch

20, Sunday, Best Native Plants for Containers. Sponsored by Mt. Cuba Center. 1 to 2:30 pm, fee and must register. https://mtcubacenter.org/event/best-native-plants-for-containers-online/

20, Tuesdays, In the Garden Virtual Sessions, noon to 1:00 pm. Also offed on Sept. 1 and 15. Sponsored by Montgomery County Master Gardeners. Tune in on alternate Tuesdays to get answers to your gardening questions. You will have the chance to ask questions live on the Facebook program. For information: https://extension.umd.edu/events/tue-2020-09-01-1200-garden-virtual-session

23, Wednesday, Plant-Insect Interactions. Native Plant Trust. 9:30 am to 11:00 am. Fee and must register. https://www.nativeplanttrust.org/events/plantinsect-interactions/

23, Wednesday, Veggie Seed Saving. University of Maryland Extension. 10:00 am to 11:30 am, free and must register. https://extension.umd.edu/mg/volunteer-resources/continuing-education

23, Wednesday, Webinar: Why Rain Gardens Fail and Tools for Success, noon to 1:00 pm, free for members, fee for nonmembers, must register. Ecological Landscape Alliance  http://www.ecolandscaping.org

23, Wednesday, Autumn Groundcovers. 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. Mt. Cuba Center. Fee and must register. https://mtcubacenter.org/event/autumn-groundcovers-online/

24, Thursday, Webinar, Fall Gardening Program for Kids with Charlie Nardozzi, 7:00 pm EST. Free and must register https://gardeningwithcharlie.com/

24, Thursday, Ecological Landscaping. 7 to 8:00 pm. Audubon Society of Northern Virginia. Fee and must register. https://www.audubonva.org/classes-and-events

24, Thursday, Rain Gardens: A Homeowner’s Journey. 7 to 8:00 pm. Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve. Fee and must register. https://bhwp.org/item/thursday-night-nature-rain-gardens-a-homeowners-journey/#tabdescription

24, Thursday, Botanica Braniacs Trivia Night, virtual, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, free but must register. U.S. Botanic Gardens. http://www.usbg.gov

24, Thursday, Mounted Hoyas Workshop, 7 to 8:30 pm, in person, fee and must register. Rock Paper Plant and held at Rewild (1924 8th Street, NW, Washington DC) http://www.rockpaperplant.com/#workshops

24, Thursday, Virtual Lecture: Exploring Native Wildflowers and Their Habitats with Dr. Alan Weakley, 4:00 pm, fee and must register, Ladew Topiary Gardens https://ladewgardens.com/

24, Thursday, Colonial Cocktails: Fish House Punch and Mint Julep, in person, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, fee and must register. Historic London Town and Gardens https://www.historiclondontown.org/

25, Friday, HOAs and Condo Associations: Planning and Managing Common Open Spaces, virtual, free, 1 to 4:00 pm. Plant NoVa Natives https://www.plantnovanatives.org/symposiums-for-hoa-and-condo-assoc-?utm_campaign=1d56b860-f5a5-4784-99f3-631bfc600a4d&utm_source=so&utm_medium=mail_lp

25, Friday, Virtual Presentation: Native Ground Covers for Sun and Shade, 10 to 11:30 am, free and must register. Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia. http://www.mgnv.org

25, Friday, Virtual Horticulture How-To: The Fall Herb Harvest and what to do with your bounty, 1:30 to 2:15 pm, free for members and fee for nonmembers. Hillwood Estate Museum and Gardens. http://www.hillwoodmuseum.org

25, Friday, Garden Talk: Gardening in Climate Change, 1:30 to 2:30 pm., in person, fee and must register via Fairfax County Parktakes www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/parktakes or call Green Spring Gardens at (703) 642-5173. Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA. https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/green-spring

26, Saturday, Webinar: Endless Summer: Fall Garden Seminar. 8:30 am to noon. Penn State Extension. Learn ways to extend the life and beauty of your garden to enjoy all year long! Fee and must register. https://extension.psu.edu/endless-summer-fall-garden-seminar

26, Saturday, Knowing Native Plants: The Amazing Aster Family Part 2, Classic Asters and Their Colorful Companions. 10:00 am to noon. Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve. Fee and must register. https://bhwp.org/item/knowing-native-plants-the-amazing-aster-family-part-2-classic-asters-and-their-colorful-companions-virtual-program/#tab-description

26, Saturday, Fall Plant Sale, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, in person. Historic London Town and Gardens  https://www.historiclondontown.org/

26, Saturday, How to Layer Plantings for Multi-Season Beauty, 10:00 to 11:30 am, in person, fee and must register via Fairfax County Parktakes www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/parktakes or call Green Spring Gardens at 703 642-5173. Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA. https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/green-spring

26, Saturday, Casting Concrete Leaves Workshop, 10:30 to noon, in person, fee and must register via Fairfax County Parktakes www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/parktakes or call Green Spring Gardens at 703 642-5173. Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA. https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/green-spring

27, Sunday, Feast of Flowers: Lecture, Tasting, and Tea, 1:00 to 3:30 pm., in person, fee and must register via Fairfax County Parktakes www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/parktakes or call Green Spring Gardens at 703 642-5173. Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA. https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/green-spring

27, Sunday, Designing with Shrubs for Fall and Winter Interest with Eva Monheim, 2 to 3:00 pm free and must register, virtual. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/designing-with-shrubs-for-fall-and-winter-interest-tickets-118294769841?aff=efbneb&fbclid=IwAR1gMi9NHs0NJHe3KSSUEa5kn358y72lZSifwVhQQ7l8QL9vmELq8chaN2I

28, Monday, Putting the Flower Garden to Bed for Winter. 7:00 pm. Sponsored by Master Gardeners of Howard County, MD. Free and must register. https://www.villageofriverhill.org/events/

29, Tuesday, Fall Invasive Plant Workshop. 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Blue Ridge PRISM. Repeated on Wednesday, October 7 and Thursday, October 22. Fee and must register. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/invasive-plant-workshop-fall-zoom-tickets-94731007995

30, Wednesday, Native Plant Seed Saving. 10:00 to 11:30 am. Sponsored by University of Maryland Extension. Free and must register. https://extension.umd.edu/mg/volunteer-resources/continuing-education

30, Wednesday, Show-Stopping Autumn Perennials. 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Mt. Cuba Center. Fee and must register. Also offered on Thursday, October 1, 1pm-2:30pm. https://mtcubacenter.org/event/show-stopping-autumn-perennials-section-aonline/ For registration: https://tickets.mtcubacenter.org/webstore/shop/viewItems.aspx?cg=ga&c=GARD#3283

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