Monday, January 12, 2015

In Case You Missed It...

If you were away over the holiday season or just taking a break from the online world, you may have missed some of our important announcements about upcoming Washington Gardener Magazine events and deadlines. Here is a quick recap:

~ The 9th Annual Washington Gardener Magazine Photo Contest is now open for entry period, The submission deadline is Wednesday, January 21, 2015. Details are posted at:

~ The 10th Annual Washington Gardener Seed Exchanges take place on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at the Behnke Nurseries in Wheaton, MD and on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Green Spring Gardens in Fairfax, VA. Seed Exchange attendees trade seeds, exchange planting tips, hear expert speakers, and collect goody bags full of gardening treats.
Details and registration information is at:

~  The Washington Gardener Book Club will be discussing: Tulipomania by Mike Dash at the Shepherd Park "Juanita E. Thornton" Neighborhood DC Library for Tuesday, February 10 from 6:00-7:30pm. Details are at:

Washington Gardener Magazine has two tours this year going up to the Philadelphia Flower Show. The two tours are on different days; from different locations.  The first one is Wednesday, March 4 from 10am-10pm, leaving and returning to downtown Silver Spring, MD. The second one is Thursday, March 5 from 10am-10pm, leaving and returning to Behnke Nurseries in Beltsville, MD. Details and registration information is at:

~ Local Gardening Talk Series on Capitol Hill next March-April. Join Kathy Jentz of Washington Gardener for this wonderful 5 class series as she helps you prepare your garden for Spring. These classes are great for non-gardeners and expert gardeners looking to brush-up.
Details and registration information is at:

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