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Whether you're an avid gardener or simply enjoy the outdoors, our events are fun for the entire family.

Sunday 24
In Bloom Trillliums
Wednesday 27
Garden Tip Plant summer flowering bulbs
Saturday 30
Garden Tip Break off wilting tulip and daffodil heads
Sunday 31
Garden Tip Prune back forsythias, weigela, and spirea
Sunday 31
In Bloom Creeping Phlox
Saturday 3
Garden Tip Transplant trillium
Sunday 4
Garden Tip Plant perennials, trees and shrubs in your landscape
Saturday 10
Second Saturdays: Gardening with Birds 11A–2P
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Saturday 10
Garden Tip Deadhead the plants you don’t want seeding around
Saturday 17
Garden Tip Refresh your mulch
Saturday 24
Garden Tip Divide perennials you’d like to share with others or transplant them to other areas ofyour garden
Saturday 1
Garden Tip Transplant moss, sedges, and other cool season perennials.
Sunday 2
Garden Tip Transplant shrubs
Saturday 8
Second Saturdays: Autumn Trees 11A–2P
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Saturday 8
Garden Tip Install trunk cages to protect saplings from deer damage
Sunday 9
Garden Tip Continue mulching for winter
Saturday 15
Garden Tip Collect seed from summer bloomers
Sunday 16
Garden Tip Divide perennials you’d like to share with others or transplant them to other areas of your garden
Saturday 22
Garden Tip On the invasives front, remove Japanese stilt grass
Sunday 30
Final Day of the Season 10 am - 4 pm
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Saturday 5
Garden Tip Continue planting/transplanting trees and shrubs
Sunday 6
Garden Tip Install trunk cages to protect saplings from deer damage
Wednesday 9
Workshop: Designing Plant Communities that Stand the Test of Time 10A — 3:30P
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Friday 11
Northern Saw-whet Owls: Enigmas of the Night 6:30P — 8:30P
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Saturday 12
Garden Tip Continue mulching for winter
Sunday 13
Garden Tip Keep an eye out for cool season weeds and remove them by hand
Saturday 19
Garden Tip Selectively cut back fall bloomers to reduce seeding in the spring; leave some for wildlife
Saturday 3
Garden Tip Finish planting/transplanting trees and shrubs for the season
Sunday 4
Garden Tip Rake leaves from lawn areas to prevent them from matting and creating bare spots
Saturday 10
Garden Tip Continue mulching for winter
Sunday 11
Garden Tip Keep an eye out for cool season weeds and remove them by hand
Saturday 17
Garden Tip Begin pruning for structure, health and to remove dead wood on woody shrubs and trees
Sunday 18
Garden Tip Cut seedpods of summer bloomers and place in areas of the garden that you’d like for them to seed in
Saturday 28
Conserving Rare Plants in the Internet Age 11A — 12P
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Saturday 11
Wildflower Ecology: A Naturalist’s Perspective 11A — 12P
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Saturday 18
Liberate Your Home Landscape Plants 11 am — 12 pm
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Sunday 23
2017 Wildflower Celebration 10 am - 4 pm
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Sunday 30
Exploring Wildflowers of the Shenandoah Mountains April 30 to May 3, 2017
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