NCAGC Flower Show "Nurturing Earth"
April 22-24, 2022
Open to all garden club members to enter horticulture, design, botanical arts, and photography. Students in grades 1-12 are also invited to enter the Youth Section. The flower show schedule is on the NCAGC Website - www.ncagardenclubs.org Even if you are unable to enter the show, please plan to visit "Nurturing Earth" at the arboretum in celebration of Earth Day 2022.
Day of Design Workshops
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
NCAGC Judges' Council and District III
Speaker: Betty Ann Galway
Morning Workshop 1 at 9:30 – 11:30 am on ”Traditional Line & Traditional Mass”
Afternoon Workshop 2 at 12:30 – 2:30 pm on “Creative Line & Creative Design”
Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church 3810 Meredith Drive, Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Brandywine River Valley Garden Tour
May 24-26, 2022
National Capital Area Garden Club members and NCA Landscape Design Council members have an exciting opportunity to visit beautiful gardens, mansions, and museums in the Brandywine River Valley in Delaware from May 24-26, 2022. We will see several DuPont estates, including Nemours, Mt. Cuba, and Longwood Gardens, the Brandywine River Museum and historic Read House and garden in Old New Castle, DE. Reservations are being accepted now. Guests will be accepted only if we have open reservations after April 15, 2022. Please submit the names of guests to Danielle (firstname.lastname@example.org) so they can be added to our guest waiting list. All attendees must have an updated vaccination cards showing 2 Covid vaccinations and one booster shot. Masks will be required on the bus and at all sites.
Spotted Lanternfly Egg Mass Survey Training
This event was recorded and is now available to watch on PRISM's YouTube Channel. View the recording. Read the Spotted Lanternfly and Tree-of-Heaven Resources document. It includes links to the survey and resources mentioned during the training. Review the Supporting Slides featured during the training. Learn more from Virginia Cooperative Extension, Spotted Lanternfly in Virginia.
10 Virtual Garden Tours That Are Drop-Dead Gorgeous
While there’s nothing quite like the fresh smell of spring flowers, now is a great time to feast your eyes on the blooming Boboli or Monet gardens. Tons of incredible green spaces around the world are delivering their lush views online, which means you can traipse through medieval Italian flower beds, French chateaux and Hawaiian ravines from the comfort of your living room. Here, ten of the most gorgeous virtual garden tours to bring a little springtime into your home.
Read in PureWow: https://apple.news/As_5Hn7RlQYeFlTgBZd_Wug
National Capital Area is has a YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCenSGW5BqMhwms9RCzR8P4w and members, send us photos (which we can turn into a video) and videos, from their / your own yard “tours” and, yes even past travels with your clubs. And, PLEASE subscribe to our channel.
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