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LOCAL GARDENS TO VISIT : This is an extensive list of gardens we RSGC members love:  

In Virginia:

Green Spring Gardens

4603 Green Spring Road

Alexandria, VA 22312

703 642-5173 www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/greenspring

 

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

1800 Lakeside Avenue

Richmond, VA 23228

804 262-9887   www.lewisginter.org

 

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens

9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court

Vienna, VA 22182

703 255-3631 www.novaparks.com/parks/meadowlark-botanical-gardens

 

Oatlands Historic House and Gardens

20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane

Leesburg, VA 20175

703 777-3174 www.oatlands.org

 

River Farm

7931 East Boulevard Drive

Alexandria, VA 22308

703 768-5700 www.ahsgardening.org/about-river-farm

 

State Arboretum of Virginia (Blandy Experimental Farm)

400 Blandy Farm Lane

Boyce, VA 22620

540 837-1758  www.blandy.virginia.edu

 

Gardens in Washington, D.C.

Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (closed until March 16, 2018)

1703 32nd Street N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20007

202 339-6400 www.doaks.org

 

Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America

1400 Quincy Street, N.E.

Washington, D.C. 20017

202 526-6800 www.myfranciscan.org

 

Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens

4155 Linnean Avenue, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20008

202 686-5807 www.hillwoodmuseum.org/gardens

 

Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

1550 Anacostia Avenue, N.E.

Washington, D.C. 20009

202 692-6080   www.nps.gov/keaq

 

Meridian Hill Park

16th and Euclid Streets, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20008

202 895-6070  www.nps.gov/places/meridian-hill-park.htm

 

 

National Cathedral’s Bishop’s Garden

3101 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20016

202 537-6200  www.cathedral.org/gardens-and-grounds

 

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden

1644 31st Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20007

202 965-0400 www.tudorplace.org

 

U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory

100 Maryland Avenue, S.W.

Washington, D.C. 20001

202 225-8333 www.usbg.gov

 

U.S. National Arboretum

3501 New York Avenue N.E.

Washington, D.C. 20002-1958

202 245-2726   www.usna.usda.gov

 

Gardens in Maryland

Adkins Arboretum

12610 Eveland Road

Ridgely, MD 21660

410 634-2847  www.adkinsarboretum.org

 

Brookside Gardens

1800 Glenallan Avenue

Wheaton, MD 20902

301 962-1400  www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/brookside-gardens

 

Cylburn Arboretum

4975 Greenspring Avenue

Baltimore, MD 21209

410 367-2217  www.cylburn.org

 

Historic London Town and Gardens

839 Londontown Road

Edgewater, MD 21037

410 222-1919  www.historiclondontown.org

 

Howard Peter Rawlings Conservatory and Botanic Gardens of Baltimore

3100 Swann Drive

Baltimore, MD 21217

410 396-0008  www.rawlingsconservatory.org

 

Ladew Topiary Gardens

3535 Jarrettsville Pike

Monkton, MD 21111

410 557-9570  www.ladewgardens.com

 

Sherwood Gardens (April-May tulip display)

4100 Greenway Street

Baltimore, MD 21218

410 785-0444 www.guilfordassociation.org/sherwood

Garden in Delaware

Winterthur Museum and Garden

5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)

Winterthur, DE 19735

800 448-3883  www.winterthur.org

 

Gardens in Pennsylvania

Barnes Arboretum

300 Latch’s Lane

Merion, PA 19066

215 278-7200  www.barnesfoundation.org

 

Chanticleer Garden

786 Church Road

Wayne, PA 19087

610 687-4163  www.chanticleergarden.org

 

Longwood Gardens

1001 Longwood Road

Kennett Square, PA 19348

610 388-1000  www.longwoodgardens.org

 

GARDEN CLUBS AND SOCIAL MEDIA:

Virginia Federation of Garden Clubs, Piedmont District, National Capital Area Garden Clubs and District III and many individual clubs such as ours are utilizing social media to share news and extoll the benefits of garden club membership. Join us on Facebook. Visit or share our websites. Our website includes up to date information on programs, committee activities and all sorts of good information. NCAGC’s website is the place you can find information about NGC School(s) schedules in our region. Piedmont and VFGC websites also offer a tremendous amount of information so there’s little new to scramble to find the information you need. And National Garden Clubs (NGC) website is a wonderful overview of our organization and has their online store. Click links below or copy and paste into your growers:

RSGC’s FB page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/148155358579274/
District III FB page: https://www.facebook.com/DistrictIIINCAGC/?fref=ts
National Capital Area GC FB page: https://www.facebook.com/National-Capital-Area-Garden-Clubs-Inc-184614411614341/?fref=ts&ref=br_tf&qsefr=1

RSGC website: www.rockspringgardenclub.com
National Capital Area Garden Club’s website: www.ncagardenclubs.org
National Garden Club website: http://www.gardenclub.org
Piedmont District of VFGC: http://www.piedmontdistrictvfgc.org
Virginia Federation of Garden Clubs VFGC website: http://www.virginiagardenclubs.org

And last but not least, visit the NCAGC blogspot – RSGC member Thea McGinnis is it’s blog mistress! And RSGC club members Christine Wegman and Jenny Sullivan are guest bloggers. We’ve got a lot of good going on! Stop by at: http://ncagardenclubs.blogspot.com

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THE STATE OF VIRGINIA’S OFFICIAL INSECT

The Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly (Papilio glaucus Linnaeus) was designated as Virginia’s official state insect in 1991. Look what member Susan Scotti found visiting her garden this summer:

photo by Susan Scotti

photo by Susan Scotti

 

INVASIVE PLANTS:

We do not encourage or endorse the growth of English Ivy in gardens, as it is considered a ‘moderately invasive plant’ in Virginia.  For further information on invasive plants in the state of Virginia, please go to: http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/natural_heritage/invspinfo.shtml

 

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