Floral Mother’s Day Tea

Celebrate Mother’s Day by crafting together following a delightful tea. Learn the art of natural, elegant flower arranging during a guided floral arrangement class. Begin with a tea in the Victorian Dower House before learning to create your own flower arrangement inspired by the beautiful garden around you and its historic setting. Tudor Place Historic House & Garden, 1644 31st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20007, (202) 965-0400.

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City Nature Challenge ID Party

City Nature Challenge is a friendly, global competition to see which city can identify the most species of plants, animals, insects and fungi. Tudor Place is hosting an official City Nature Challenge ID party and all are welcome. Drop by to learn how naturalists identify plants and wildlife. Use these skills to label your own nature photos and those collected by people all over the world on the iNaturalist app. Come any time during the program to talk with professionals and hobbyists in the field. The work produced will be added to a wildlife catalog used by people worldwide! Tudor Place Historic House & Garden, 1644 31st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20007, (202) 965-0400.

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PHS Gardening for Biodiversity Symposium

Join home gardeners and garden professionals for a day of learning at the PHS Gardening for Biodiversity Symposium on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. Notable speakers will discuss how gardening influences biodiversity and share ways that individuals can help conserve and promote a variety of life in the Mid-Atlantic region. Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107, (215) 988-8800.

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Philadelphia Flower Show

The 2020 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, “Riviera Holiday,” invites you to fall in love with your garden all over again. Explore the Mediterranean-inspired gardens with groves of citrus trees and sweet-smelling varieties of geraniums and roses. Embrace your inner romantic at the Flower Show and enhance your visit with the various experiences offered. The American Horticultural Society will be presenting a 2020 Environmental Award at the show. Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107, (215) 988-8800.

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Maryland Home & Garden Show

The show can be the first sign of spring for many! Landscapers offer beautiful gardens filled with colorful blooms that brighten the days of showgoers! Hundreds of home improvement experts are available to help get your Spring checklist of to dos complete! Juried crafters are on hand showcasing wares of beauty and function to improve your home’s decor or your personal lifestyle! The American Horticultural Society will be presenting a 2020 Environmental Award at the show. Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Rd, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093, (410) 863-1180.

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Bank to Bend: Lecture, Tour, Sale

Celebrate the late winter garden and the early spring bulb display of the March Bank with a lecture, tour, and sales of rare and unusual plants. The guest speaker this year will be Chris Lane of Witch Hazel Nurseries in Kent, UK. He will discuss the remarkably beautiful Asian witch hazel hybrids, their origins, and what is new within this important group of winter interest plants.
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library,
5105 Kennett Pike,
Winterthur, DE 19735,
(302) 888-4600.

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Enormous Potato Planting Party

Enjoy reading the story Enormous Potato before planting a 5-gallon potato garden to take home.
Delaware Center for Horticulture,
1810 N. Dupont Street,
Wilmington, DE 19806,
(302) 658-6262.

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Terrarium Night at Wilmington Brew Works

Make your Valentine (or yourself!) a fabulous terrarium whilst sampling the beverages at Wilmington Brew Works. After a brief introduction to their beer and philosophy, select your beverage of choice and set your creativity to work creating a terrarium. Plant experts will provide inspiration and guidance. Cost includes one drink, supplies for one terrarium, and light snacks.
Delaware Center for Horticulture,
1810 N. Dupont Street,
Wilmington, DE 19806,
(302) 658-6262.

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The Power of Plants in Our Community

Would you like to know how your garden can have a positive impact on the local natural environment? Come along to hear how DCH’s landscape beautification projects do exactly this right here in Wilmington. Does your garden make a difference in the community and on the environment? Landscape beautification projects have many parts (planning, funding, installation and maintenance). Finding a low impact balance for plant/human interaction is so important when planning any landscape project. See how DCH is implementing this approach right here in Wilmington.
Delaware Center for Horticulture,
1810 N. Dupont Street,
Wilmington, DE 19806,
(302) 658-6262.

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Mysterious Plants

Join us to unravel unusual unique plant secrets from around the world! Discover weird and wonderful plants prior to unlocking a surprise through dissection. This program is in collaboration with the Longwood Community Read. Bring your bag lunch.
Delaware Center for Horticulture,
1810 N. Dupont Street,
Wilmington, DE 19806,
(302) 658-6262.

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