Garden Events

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Gardening events in Williamsburg, Virginia are for all ages: bring the kids and float with the butterflies at the Butterfly Festival, choose from a unique array of native Virginia plants to call your own, and even immerse yourself in talks with botanists and horticultural experts as you all celebrate art and gardens every May. 

E.g., 04/21/2019
E.g., 04/21/2019
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Bassett Hall
522 E Francis St Williamsburg 23185
Every Wednesday - Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
April 3 - 25, 2019, 2pm - 2:30pm

A Bassett Hall interpreter guides your walk in the Rockefellers' garden, sharing stories about the family's spring and fall visits to Williamsburg in the 1930s and '40s and the flora and fauna they loved. You'll also learn about the landscape architect who designed the gardens, and the events that unfolded under the Great Oak.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, Thursday, ends on Apr 25, 2019
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Bassett Hall
522 E Francis St Williamsburg 23185
Every Wednesday - Thursday. Repeats Weekly.
April 3 - 25, 2019, 2pm - 2:30pm

A Bassett Hall interpreter guides your walk in the Rockefellers' garden, sharing stories about the family's spring and fall visits to Williamsburg in the 1930s and '40s and the flora and fauna they loved. You'll also learn about the landscape architect who designed the gardens, and the events that unfolded under the Great Oak.

Thursday, April 25, 2019 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Repeats every 1 week(s) on:
Wednesday, Thursday, ends on Apr 25, 2019
Saturday, April 27, 2019
Abingdon Episcopal Church - Headquarters
4645 George Washington Memorial Highway Hayes 23072
April 27, 2019, 10am - 5pm

Gloucester County's rich history dates from just after the settlement at Jamestown in 1607 and its role during the American Revolution was pivotal. The southern tip of the county's peninsula extends into the York River and is directly across from Yorktown. This prime military vantage point is the location of one of our properties, Little England Farm, built in 1716.

Saturday, April 27, 2019 -
10:00am to 5:00pm
Virginia Living Museum
524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. Newport News 23601
Repeats Daily.
April 27 - 28, 2019, 9am - 4pm

Choose from an incredible array of beautiful plants and many other native trees, shrubs and perennials for a variety of gardening sites and styles. The Virginia Living Museum's horticulture staff holds this annual sale as a fund-raiser, but the real goal is to introduce the gardening public to the incredible variety of native plants that will do well in the landscape, and to educate gardeners about those which are better left in the wild.

Saturday, April 27, 2019 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Repeats every 1 days, ends on Apr 28, 2019
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Williamsburg Tour Headquarters
Ford's Colony Country Club Williamsburg 23185

For 90 years the Williamsburg Garden Club has welcomed lovers of gardens and gracious living to tour the private living quarters and gardens of Colonial Williamsburg during the Garden Club of Virginia's Historic Garden Week.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Friday, May 10, 2019
Yorktown Baptist Church
237 Nelson St Yorktown 23690
May 10 - 11, 2019, 9am - 1pm

Plant sale sponsored by the Celebrate Yorktown Committee. Yorktown Onions, perennials, native plants, herbs, ground covers, and more will be for sale. Expert gardeners will be on hand to give advice.

Yorktown Baptist Church. 703-581-7308

Friday, May 10, 2019 -
9:00am to 1:00pm