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TITLE: Floral Design: Color Confidence
DESCRIPTION: (Adults) Join floral designer Betty Ann Galway in this demonstration on color theory in floral design. Betty Ann shows you different combinations that demonstrate the monochromatic, analogous, complementary and triadic color combinations in cut flowers, along with the whens and whys of choosing these combinations. Come away with the tools you need to have color confidence in your own designs.

TITLE: Floral Design: Roses in Bloom (16-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: (Adutls) June is the time for beautiful roses. Designer Chuck Mason teaches you how to arrange a dozen roses and how to use roses to create a bud-vase arrangement and a small centerpiece. Learn what vase shape works best as well as the special care and handling requirements for roses. Register for program and supply fee.

TITLE: Floral Design: Tropical Flowers 16+
DESCRIPTION: (16-Adult) Warm up to the flowers of Hawaii and the exotic tropics to create a contemporary style arrangement for your home. Designer Chuck Mason leads you through the project and teaches you how to work with tropical flowers. Register for program and supply fee.

TITLE: Floral Design:Cutting Garden Arrangement
DESCRIPTION: (Adults) Join floral designer Betty Ann Galway in this demonstration on cutting garden flower arrangements. Learn what garden plants work well as cut flowers and foliage and ways to extend the vase life of your cut arrangements. Use these techniques to make money-saving, homegrown displays of your own at home. Program only. No supplies.

TITLE: Floral Design:European Hand-Tied Bouquet
DESCRIPTION: (16-Adult) Hand-tied bouquets are the European standard for flower gift giving and bridal bouquets. Designer Betty Ann Galway shows you the techniques for constructing and balancing of this lovely arrangement - techniques that you can use to make floral gifts and bouquets for any occasion. Please register for both program and supply fee.

TITLE: Floral Workshop Tropical Supply Fee
DESCRIPTION: (16-Adult) Warm up to the flowers of Hawaii and the exotic tropics to create a contemporary style arrangement for your home. Designer Chuck Mason leads you through the project and teaches you how to work with tropical flowers. Register for program and supply fee.

TITLE: Floral Workshop: Hand-Tied Supply Fee
DESCRIPTION: (16-Adult) Hand-tied bouquets are the European standard for flower gift giving and bridal bouquets. Designer Betty Ann Galway shows you the techniques for constructing and balancing of this lovely arrangement - techniques that you can use to make floral gifts and bouquets for any occasion. Please register for both program and supply fee.

TITLE: Floral Workshop: Ikebana Flower Design
DESCRIPTION: (16-Adult) Ikebana is a Japanese art of flower arrangement. Learn its rich symbolism and fundamentals and take home your own arrangement using summer flowers. Materials provided with $25 supply fee. Please register for both program and supply fee.

TITLE: Floral Workshop: Ikebana Supply Fee
DESCRIPTION: (16-Adult) Ikebana is a Japanese art of flower arrangement. Learn its rich symbolism and fundamentals and take home your own arrangement using summer flowers. Materials provided with $25 supply fee. Please register for both program and supply fee.

TITLE: Floral Workshop: Pot-et-Fleur Supply Fee
DESCRIPTION: (Adults) Floral designer Betty Ann Galway teaches you how to arrange a beautiful, long-lasting pot-et-fleur display. This Victorian style combines potted ferns or houseplants with cut flowers to make spectacular arrangement that you can use and reuse throughout the year as you refresh it with cut flowers and seasonal decorations. Please register for program and supply fee.

TITLE: From Screen to Green: Gaming Science
DESCRIPTION: Explore the real world science, biology and geology behind some popular gaming worlds. How does the virtual world stack-up to real science? Come see how much can be learned from games you know and love. Play live-action games using your resources to bring virtual concepts to reality. Download camp forms from website.

TITLE: Garden Buds
DESCRIPTION: (2-3 yrs.) Meet in the Children's Discovery Garden one Monday a month. Your child enjoys different sensory materials out in the garden, rain or shine. Dress for the weather and explore at your leisure.

TITLE: Garden Sprouts Exploration (3-5 yrs.)
DESCRIPTION: Curious minds explore nature on seek-and-find walks, enjoy nature crafts and learn about plants and food with a visit to the veggie garden. Stories, games, puppets and songs keep learning fun. Different themes each day. Must be potty-trained. July 2- 3 is a two-day minicamp. Download camp forms from website.

TITLE: Garden Sprouts: Nature's Playgroup
DESCRIPTION: (3-6 yrs.) Your preschooler enjoys nature-themed toys and puzzles while you meet other playgroup parents one Monday a month. Through games, songs, activities and a garden walk we explore these topics: April-Spring; May-Worms; June-Ponds.

TITLE: Garden Sprouts: Nature Playgroup Summer
DESCRIPTION: (3-6 yrs) Your preschooler enjoys nature-themed toys and puzzles while you meet other playgroup parents one Monday a month. Through games, songs, activities and a garden walk we explore these topics: July - A Taste of Camping.

TITLE: Garden Talk: Attracting Pollinators
DESCRIPTION: (Adults) Put out the welcome mat for pollinators such as birds, bees and beneficial insects by providing an environment rich in plant diversity for food and habitat. Master gardeners will help you with plant lists and share how.

TITLE: Garden Talk: Edible Ornamental Garden
DESCRIPTION: (Adults) Make your garden beautiful and tasty with edible plants! Let master gardeners show you many wonderful possibilities of incorporating edibles, including veggies, berries and roots, into the ornamental landscape.

TITLE: Garden Talk: Rock Gardening
DESCRIPTION: (Adults)Are you tired of your current landscape design or lack of one? Does your landscape meet your needs? This Do-Over class with Ma ster Gardeners will help you determine your needs and create a pl an that matches your style.

TITLE: Georgetown Gardens Tour, Washington DC
DESCRIPTION: Includes van transportation, lunch and admissions. Treat yourself to a tour of Georgetown's historic gardens and homes. Begin at Tudor Place, built in 1816 and surrounded by more than five acres of gardens. After the tour, enjoy a boxed lunch in the garden provided by Tudor Place. Then visit one of the world's top ten gardens at Dumbarton Oaks. You may also tour the museum housed in the 1801 Federal style mansion. Van departs Ellanor C. Lawrence Park at 10 am and returns at 4 pm. Trip cancelation deadline is April 23, 2018.

TITLE: Getaway: Culp and Mount Cuba Gardens
DESCRIPTION: Includes motor coach, lunch and admissions. Tour the beautiful private gardens of professional Pennsylvania horticulturalist David Culp, author of The Layered Garden. See first-hand what he is doing in his private garden and take some ideas home with you. We will head to Cuba in Wilmington, Delaware, for a boxed lunch and a tour of their spectacular native plant gardens filled with trillium, flowering dogwoods and other beautiful spring natives. Trip departs Green Spring Gardens at 6am and returns at 6pm. Trip cancellation deadline is April 16, 2018.

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