Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Open Garden: Tropical Paradise



Our Open Garden is back by popular demand!

You are Invited to a Tropical Paradise 'cause this summer has been  -- Hot Hot Hot!

Friday, August 17 from 5-8pm

Hosted by Washington Gardener Magazine

☼ Come by with your garden questions

☼ See our trial gardens in progress

☼ Pet our garden kitty, Santino
☼ Renew or subscribe to the magazine in person

☼ Purchase gift subscriptions

☼ Pluck a weed or two as a keepsake souvenir

☼ Single copies of our back issues and current issue are also for sale

☼ Pick up a pack of seeds with any purchase

☼ Take photos of whatever is in bloom for our upcoming Photo Contest

☼ Light refreshments

☼ Children’s activities - Fish Pond, Ping-Pong Throw, and Fairie Garden

☼ Information table on various area garden events and groups

☼ Surprises and Prizes

☼ Dress in your tropical best (think pink flamingos, palm trees, big floppy sunhats, etc.)
☼ At 7:00pm we will cross the street for a brief tour of the Fenton Street Community Garden


Come to 826 Philadelphia Ave. (Rt. 410), Silver Spring, MD - at the corner of Fenton - across from the Public Storage building. Please walk, bike, bus, metro, or car-pool. We are a 10-15 minute walk from either the Silver Spring and Takoma Park metro stops. Also, several Metro and Ride-On bus routes pass nearby. If driving, there is limited free parking available nearby on King Street and in nearby public garages/lots along Fenton.

The Open Garden is shine or light rain. We’ll quickly duck in the gazebo, if it drizzles.
(In case of a big storm, we'll cancel and reschedule.)

The event is free. Registration/reservations are not required.

Please pass this invite on to your DC-area gardening friends and family.

2 comments:

A1 Chandigarh said...

The rain was great! Our grass is green again, except we have some bare spots. The flowers are looking good! Bhubaneswar Flower

A1 Chandigarh said...


Great post, Jodi! I enjoyed reading about the various hydrangeas. I have several but they can be tempermental at times. It's so nice to hear they can handle the sun. Now I understand better why we have blooms on one plant and not on others we pruned at the wrong time! Can't thank you enough!Bhubaneswar Flowers