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News and Events

2014 Garden Tour
Join us on a tour of Historic Gardens of Charleston, South Carolina
March 27, 28, 29, 2014
Tour Middleton Place, Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Tour Gardens of Historic Charleston, SC
Visit the Horticulture Gardens of Sandhills Community College in North Carolina
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2014 Plant Sales

Perennial Sale
March 22, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Spring Plant Sale
April 24, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM for Friends of the Arboretum only
April 25, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
April 26, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
April 28, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Poinsettia Sale
December 5, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM for Friends of the Arboretum only
December 5, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
December 6, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Virginia Western Horticulture Dynamic-Session Class

Trees, Shrubs and Perennials - Fall 2014
Have you ever wanted to identify the many plants in your yard and neighborhood? Get to know the best landscape plants for Roanoke area gardens. Emphasis will be placed on seasonal interest, cultural requirements and landscape uses of over 200 trees, shrubs, and perennials. This class runs eight weeks beginning August 27 and ending October 15, 2014.
Class Dates: Wednesdays; 6:30 PM to 8:20 PM in Webber 225

Dynamic-session horticulture classes are offered on a "pass/fail" (NO TESTS) basis and are designed to meet the needs of home gardeners as well as professional horticulturists. You may register on the Virginia Western web site if you have a current student id. Otherwise, you may call or visit the Admissions Office in Chapman Hall at 540-857-7231. Please visit the Virginia Western website or call the admissions office for current tuition rates.

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