Symphyotrichum novae-angliae (New England Aster) with Helophylus syrphid fly. Photo © Mary Free
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AutumnFest at Glencarlyn Library Garden! 🍂

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September 17 @ 10:00 am 3:00 pm EDT

Free
300 South Kensington Street
Arlington, Virginia 22204

Join us at our celebration of Fall and nature with plants, crafts, food and education!  RAIN OR SHINE!

  • Taste: Savory and sweet foods and beverages featuring herbs.
  • Visit: Arlington’s oldest house, Ball-Sellers House, two doors from Glencarlyn Library Garden at 5620 Third Street, for tours; the Library for kids’ storytime at 10:30 followed by crafts; and the Library Truck.
  • Buy: Native plants from Hill House Nursery; Painted Ukrainian pysanky eggs; handmade pottery from Kimberly’s Kiln; local honey from Hive Hive; used books from Friends of Arlington Library; “Perfect Partners” T-shirts; (free!) saplings from the Small Trees Make Big Canopies program; and more.
  • Make: Sachets from dried herbs and flowers and take the scents of AutumnFest home.
  • Learn: From the experts. Mini-workshops include:
    • 11 a.m. – Native Plant Walk: Get acquainted with native plants for your yard.
    • Noon – Garden Basics: How to plant, do soil tests, and choose the right plant.
    • 1 p.m. – Invasives: How to recognize and remove invasive plants.
    • All Day — Fun kids activities; Consult with Master Naturalists and Master Gardeners; Learn about the new invasive Spotted Lanternfly.

For more information email: glencarlynlibrarygarden@gmail.com

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