Garden Lectures Set for January, February

Melissa Bradford

Just because it is really winter season does not indicate you are unable to start off imagining about gardening season! Be sure to test out the Harry Allen Wintertime Lecture Series coming up at Environmentally friendly Spring Gardens, 4603 Inexperienced Spring Street. Here is all the information and facts you can expect to need to have:

When? Sundays in January and February | 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Expense: $12 advance registration

Be part of buddies of Inexperienced Spring Gardens for this well-liked yearly collection of virtual and in-person shows by authors, back garden designers, researchers and other back garden fans on the cutting edge of horticulture.

Sign-up on line at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/parktakes or phone Environmentally friendly Spring Gardens at 703-642-5173.

Digital Winter Lecture – ‘Backyard Pollinator Oasis’

Jan. 15

Sign up for pollinator expert Heather Andrews in this virtual dialogue on how to build a sustainable organic and natural oasis that will invite in an army of excellent bugs to lower pest pressure and boost your veggie and fruit yield. A Zoom url will be emailed prior to the plan. Code H3T.564R

Winter season Lecture – ‘Making Eco-friendly Spring Greener’

Jan. 22

Eco-friendly Spring Gardens web page manager Judy Zatsick and horticulturist Adam Bucher examine how the funds from the 2021 FROGS yearly enchantment, “Making Inexperienced Spring Greener,” ended up utilized all over the web site and will discuss the exciting new updates to the back garden coming in the drop. This application will be held in individual. Code EWI.P4MR

Winter Lecture – ‘Tropicals for Temperate Landscapes’

Jan. 29

Tropical and subtropical crops can create extraordinary power and exhilaration in temperate landscapes and offer strong layout elements as a result of the hardest and best months of the growing period. Utilizing five unforgettable classes from her new ebook “Tropical Crops and How to Love Them,” Marianne Willburn will emphasis on incorporating some breathtaking examples in containers and beds—many of which are remarkably straightforward to overwinter. This method will be held in person. Ebook signing just after lecture. Code 8LN.YWHJ

Wintertime Lecture – ‘A Record of Hedges’

Feb. 5

Explore the fascinating historical past of hedges, from rural hedgerows to basic backyard garden layout features with Eco-friendly Spring Historian Debbie Waugh. Look at their functional, ecological and ornamental value and what they can inform us about the persons who planted them. Check out spectacular hedges from around the globe and hear about Inexperienced Spring’s individual historic hedge. This software will be held in human being. Code RO5.FV0M

Virtual Winter season Lecture – ‘History of American Gardening’

Feb. 12

Sign up for celebrated landscape designer and winner of the 2021 Philadelphia Flower Demonstrate “Best in Show” Wambui Ippolito for a virtual exploration of the background of American gardening by the lens of the immigrants who served cultivate techniques and plant existence that are even now employed now. A Zoom url will be emailed prior to the application. Code QXD.Z9Y3

Virtual Winter Lecture – ‘Stressless Gardening’

Feb. 19

Join landscape architect Preston Montague for a digital discussion on how to stay away from popular gardening techniques that bring about unwanted tension and minimize the ecosystem potential of our landscapes. Master means to retain gardening healthful for us and the environment. A Zoom link will be emailed prior to the program. Code QIW.U0H2

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