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News and Events

Lemonade on the Lawn - Friends of the Arboretum Garden Party
Visit old "Friends" and meet new "Friends"
Sunday, September 7th from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Community Arboretum

Light refreshments provided. Slide program at 1:30 PM and 3:00 PM. Guided tours of the Arboretum gardens available. Highlights of the 2014 All-America Selections Display Garden.

No registration necessary. Hope to see you there!

2014 Plant Sales

Fall Accent Plant Sale
September 26, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
September 27, 9:00 AM - 12:00 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
December 8, 3:00 PM - 5:00 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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