This event will be held at Porter Library in Stafford County (2001 Parkway Boulevard). Come hear about the many beautiful and different native plants found in Stafford and why it’s better to grow native from Master Gardeners, Laura and John Westermeier. The full-color guide to Native Plants for Central Rappahannock Virginia will be available for residents.
The Master Gardeners Association of the Central Rappahannock Area will have a Plant Central Rappahannock Natives display at the Fredericksburg Fair which will include native plants provided by Roxbury. Stop by to check out the display and receive a free, full-color guide to Native Plants of the Central Rappahannock region.
The Master Gardener Association of the Central Rappahannock Area will hold its fifth annual Living in the Garden Symposium: Textures and Natives from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 20 at Lee Hall on the University of Mary Washington campus.
Featured speakers will be Bob Lyons, former director of the Longwood Gardens Graduate Program in Horticulture at the University of Delaware, on herbaceous plants and “Textural Contrasts in the Landscape;” and Grace Elton, director of horticulture at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, on “Native Plants for Pollinators.”
Please join us Saturday, April 22nd at the City of Fredericksburg’s Earth Day Festival for the Plant Central Rappahannock Natives campaign launch. The Central Rapp Natives campaign showcases the colorful, beautiful variety of plants native to the Central Rappahannock area – Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford Counties, and the City of Fredericksburg. Come learn more about the campaign and how to get a free, full color copy of the guide to Native Plants for Central Rappahannock Virginia!
The festival will be held from 11:00 – 4:00 pm in Old Mill Park (2201 Caroline Street Fredericksburg, VA).