Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Saturday: Free open house at Monticello's Center for Historic Plants at Tufton Farm

Monticello's Center for Historic Plants first Open House of 2013!

This Saturday, March 23: Gardening with Wildflowers and Native Plants
- Start the gardening year with a stroll through masses of wildflowers in bloom at the Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants at Monticello. 
- Learn how to incorporate native trees, shrubs, and perennials into your own garden “from soil to blossom” with Fran Boninti, local native plant expert. 
- Enjoy guided garden tours and workshops on growing your own cool-season veggies and on propagating native plants. 
- A wide selection of heritage and native plants will be for sale, including many lovely wildflowers. 
- Family-friendly garden activities ensure fun for all ages. 
- FREE; no registration required; 9 am-3 pm
- Tufton Farm: 1293 Milton Road, Charlottesville

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