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

Pothos, houseplant, trailing, low light

Houseplants 101

Thursday, June 24, 12:00 pm
Instructor: Amy Jones, Merrifield Plant Specialist

Learn the basics of caring for houseplants, including watering techniques, light requirements and more. Amy Jones will provide tips for keeping your houseplants healthy and thriving, as well as for selecting plants that will work well in your home environment.

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Coneflower and Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

Planting for Pollinators

Tuesday, June 29, 12:00 pm
Instructor: Ashley Ossher, Merrifield Plant Specialist

Learn which plants you can add to your garden to create a welcoming environment for butterflies, bees and other pollinators. Ashley Ossher will provide tips and inspiration for planting a pollinator garden you can enjoy all summer.

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Caring for Tropicals

Thursday, July 8, 12:00 pm
Instructor: Amy Jones, Merrifield Plant Specialist

Get a taste of the tropics in your own home this summer with hibiscus, mandevilla and other popular tropical plants! Learn how to maintain and care for these vibrant plants so that you can enjoy a bit of summer in your own garden this season.

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Walking Path with Drainage

Drainage Solutions

Thursday, July 15, 12:00 pm
Instructor: Louis Ratchford, Merrifield Plant and Design Specialist

Many gardeners in Northern Virginia struggle with poorly draining, wet and boggy areas in their landscape. If you need ideas for wet-tolerant plantings and drainage solutions in these areas, this is the class for you! Louis will cover some common methods that you can use to create beautiful areas even in the most difficult parts of the garden.

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