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CONTAINER GARDENING
IN SMALL SPACES

Make the most of your small space with instructor Sunny McGann, Master Gardener and adjunct horticulture professor at Reynolds Community College. Sunny will inspire and provide guidance on how to […]

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FLOURISH:
A TROPICAL EXTRAVAGANZA TOUR

The Central Garden and Conservatory are lush with tropical plants featuring large leaves, unusual colors and spectacular blooms. Join Horticulturist Jayton Howard and Garden Guide Julia Cothron to explore this […]

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PLANT IT NOW!
Fall Vegetable Gardening

Having four seasons in which to grow here in Virginia, fall is a great opportunity to transition from Spring/Summer crops to Fall/Winter crops. Horticulturist T.J. Oliver helps us know when […]

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Meditative Botanical
DOODLES & DRAWINGS

Channel your creativity and find your bliss in this workshop with local artist Dana DuMont. Use nature as your inspiration to design complex, imaginative images with repeated organic lines and […]

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TROPICAL FOOD PLANTS
Coconut

Join horticulturist and Sri Lankan native Menaka Dewasinghe for an exploration of all things coconut! This tropical fruit (which is actually a drupe, not a nut) is an important food […]

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Grasses, Sedges
AND RUSHES

Identification of grasses, sedges and rushes is often perceived as one of the most difficult activities in the realm of botany. This is due to many factors, the most prominent […]

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COLORFUL KOKEDAMA
& FUN WITH MOSS

Kokedama is a type of Japanese bonsai (also known as “the poor man’s bonsai”) that involves growing plants in a ball of soil wrapped in moss. Kokedama actually translates to […]

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Meditative Botanical
DOODLES & DRAWINGS

Channel your creativity and find your bliss in this workshop with local artist Dana DuMont. Use nature as your inspiration to design complex, imaginative images with repeated organic lines and […]

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