Spring Classes & Virtual Plant Clinic

Virtual Plant Clinic

Join us for regular Q&A sessions with Plant Specialist David Yost on Zoom and Facebook Live. In these 45 minute sessions, David will cover some frequently asked questions on the featured topic, then take your questions.

If you prefer to see the live stream on Facebook, you can join us there. 

Upcoming Plant Clinics:

Webinars & Online Classes

Photo Credit: Pam Powers. Roses planted, selected and cared for by Pam Powers. 

Selecting Roses for Garden Wow! Factor
Tuesday, April 13, 12 pm
Instructor: Pam Powers, Consulting Rosarian, Arlington Rose Foundation

A classic flower in any garden, there are many varieties of roses that may fit the perfect spot in your garden. This can make selecting the right one a challenge! Pam will discuss design considerations for selecting ideal roses for your garden, as well as care tips for blooms all season long.

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Cut Flowers for Summer and Fall
Thursday, April 15, 12 pm
Instructor: Peg Bier, Merrifield Plant and Design Specialist

Learn about the plants you can grow for fresh cut flowers from summer to fall. Continuing on her classes for winter and spring cutting gardens, Peg will discuss plants you can grow in your landscape that can also be used in creative and beautiful fresh arrangements.

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Bluebell, Perennial

Spring Emergents
Tuesday, April 20, 12 pm
Instructor: Louis Ratchford, Merrifield Plant and Design Specialist

As spring unfolds, our gardens are bursting into a diverse array of bright and beautiful blooms. Join Louis as he traces the timeline of the spring bloom in our region, from the earliest arrivals to the famous bluebells, cherry trees and more.

Note: This class will be 90 minutes, so expect to be watching longer than our usual 60 minute classes.

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Spring Containers with Caladium

Summer Container Gardens
Thursday, April 29, 12 pm
Instructor: Peg Bier, Merrifield Plant and Design Specialist

Join Peg Bier as she provides inspiration and ideas for creating beautiful container gardens that can take the summer heat. Peg will discuss the methods for planting container gardens as well as the care they need to stay healthy and full of blooms throughout the season.

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Woodland Garden with Footpath

Woodland Gardens
Thursday, May 6, 12 pm
Instructor: Louis Ratchford, Merrifield Plant and Design Specialist

Woodland gardens are a wonderful way to create a beautiful, natural setting in a shaded garden. In this class, Louis will review the design concepts and plant selections he enjoys using in a woodland style landscape.

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