Coneflower and Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

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2024 Classes

Our 2024 schedule is in progress! We will be adding more class dates throughout the coming months for both webinars and in-person events.

Garden Critters for Kids

Saturday, May 25, 10:00 am
Andy Johnson, Merrifield Plant and Wildlife Specialist
Gainesville Store

Join Andy for this interactive family class! Learn about some of the most common garden critters in Virginia, including their habitats, diets and where you might find them in the garden. Children will have the opportunity to look at some of these animals up close.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Rose and Photography Show

Saturday, May 25 to Sunday, May 26
Presented by the Arlington Rose Foundation
Fair Oaks Store

The Arlington Rose Foundation presents their annual Rose and Photography Show. This event is open to the public. Stop by to see the competition displays, visit the silent auction and for a rose class on Sunday.

Saturday, May 25: 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Sunday, May 26: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Monarch Butterfly on Ascplepias

Native Plants for Pollinators

Saturday, June 15, 10:00 am
Caitlin Akkerhuis, Merrifield Plant Specialist
Merrifield Store

Celebrate Pollinator Week with a guided tour of our best native flowers for pollinators. Caitlin will discuss the various host plants and food sources that bees and butterflies benefit from in our gardens. Stick around after for assistance picking out plants that will grow well in your own space.

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