WINTER VIRTUAL CLASSES
Merrifield Garden Center
Planting and Caring for Trees: Q&A
Tuesday, January 26, 12:00 pm
Bring your questions to this Q&A discussion about the best methods and timing for planting trees. Plant Specialist and Arborist Michael Fahey will provide his tips and advice for keeping newly planted trees healthy. Sign Up
Popular Houseplants & How to Care for Them
Tuesday, February 2, 12:00 pm
Learn how to grow thriving African Violets, Sansevieria, Pothos and Philodendron in this class with Plant Specialist Gretchen Mason. Sign Up
Orchids with Carol Allen, The Orchid Lady
Thursday, February 4, 12 pm
Join our special guest and orchid expert, Carol Allen, as she guides us through how to grow and care for orchids successfully. This class is for everyone, whether you've just acquired your first orchid or looking for tips for the orchids you've had for years. Sign Up
Cut Flower Gardening
Tuesday, February 9, 12 pm
Join Merrifield Plant and Design Specialist Peg Bier as she discusses how to grow and maintain a cut flower garden that will provide you with blooms you can enjoy inside your home all season long. Sign Up
LET'S TALK GARDENS
Webinars from Smithsonian
Perfect Vision Virtual Flower Show
Chelsea Flower Show beginning Tuesday, May 19, access the videos and demonstrations.
The website is: rhs.org.uk or you can google Chelsea Flower Show and you will get to the website.
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
DC Environmental Film Festival, free online films. Officially ended on March 31st, but many short films are still on their website! https://dceff.org/2020online/
New York Botanical Garden information about their Orchid Exhibit, on their Facebook page.
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.
Visit the National Capital Area Garden Club Facebook Page for daily links to interesting material, virtual tours and so much more :
Pattern for a face mask:
This pattern has pockets for a charcoal filter or other type of filter to be inserted if the user wanted. Check out here: etsy.com/shop/saltpixiestudio
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