~ Saturday May 17, 9am-3pm
Spring Garden Day: The Big Plant Sale at Green Spring Gardens Park (4603 Green Spring Road) and find rare and unusual plants from more than 40 vendors. Find Washington Gardener Magazine under the shade of the big tree by the Visitor's Center. Friends of Green Spring (FROGS) members receive 10% off new Washington Gardener subscriptions.
Event details: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/greenspring/.
~ Sunday, May 18, 12n-2pm
Spring Plant Exchange on May 18 at Heffner Park in Takoma Park, MD. Bring your garden extras and take home new-to-you plants. You must be a club member to participate, but you can join at the event for just $12.
Event details: http://takomahort.org/
~ Sunday, May 18, 2-5pm
10th Annual Shepherd Park Garden Tour in Shepherd Park, DC near Takoma, DC and Silver Spring, MD.A self-guided tour of eight of the loveliest gardens in the area. The gardens of Shepherd Park, Colonial Village, and North Portal Estates offer a superb combination of beauty, creativity, elegance, and originality. Gardens of all sizes will be featured–from the small city garden to the large estate, from the easily obtainable to the dream.
Event details: http://www.shepherdpark.org/garden.html
~ Monday, May 19, 7:30-9:30pm
Garden Photography Talk hosted by the SILVER SPRING GARDEN CLUB at Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus Health Sciences Center Building Room 222 in downtown Silver Spring, MD.
Event details: http://silverspring.patch.com/groups/events/p/garden-photography-talk-hosted-by-the-silver-spring-garden-club
~ Tuesday, May 20 at 6-9pm
GreenDrinksDC Happy Hour at Local 16 DC, 1602 U Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009. Double 10-min SPOTLIGHT SPEAKERS: Kathy Jentz, Editor and publisher of Washington Gardener Magazine, and Ian Fisk, Exec. Dir. of the William James Foundation. Network with over 1,260 "GreenDrinkers" in DC. No cover charge/membership fee. Drink specials. Drinks not literally green, but the people are a pale shade of chartreuse. "Are you Green?"
Event details: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2398457524/
~ Wednesday, May 21, 5:30-7:30pm
GoodGreenFun Happy Hour with Silver Spring Green at Mi Rancho in downtown Silver Spring, MD.
Event details: http://silverspringgreen.com/
SAVE THE DATE:
~ May 31-June 1 weekend
DC Green Festival - see Washington Gardener Magazine at our booth and visit 100s of green companies at the DC Convention Center.
Event details: http://www.greenfestivals.org/
PS I will have FREE DC Green Festival passes to give away to Washington Gardener Magazine readers look out for details on that next week!