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If you enjoy digging in the dirt, come join us!

All gardeners can become accomplished horticulturists!  

Join the Gardening Study School and become inspired to take some gardening risks!

Joyce Skoglund, School Chairman


WHAT:  Course IV, Series IX

WHEN:  June 1st-2nd, 2016                 

WHERE: Merrifield Garden Center, (Fair Oaks Location)

       Fairfax, Virginia

New Information:  A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hampton Inn Fairfax, 10860 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA  22030.

To request a room please mention Confirmation #:  84116181 and Gardening Study Schools

Rate is $151.05 for a double/nonsmoking room.

Breakfast is served daily.


703-385-2742 (fax)

Arrival Date 5/31/2016

Please mark your calendar now for the upcoming Gardening Study School.  This will be the last course, (Course IV), in Series IX from the National Garden Clubs, Inc. Gardening Study Schools Courses.  Series X, with REVISED CURRICULUM, will begin possibly in the fall of 2018.  Please check your refresher date and make sure not to miss this course if you need to refresh before 2019.

Our curriculum for this course will cover Outdoor Identification of Plants (tested subject), Specialized Styles of Gardening (tested subject), Techniques for Growing Woody Ornamentals (tested subject) Techniques for Growing Fruit and Home Irrigation Techniques. Remember, if you are refreshing, you do not have to take the exam.

Hope to see you later in June.  More information will be disseminated as instructors are confirmed and registration nears.  

Have questions?  Please do not hesitate to contact

Joyce Skoglund, Chairman, Gardening Study School, at jeskog612@gmail.com or 703-591-4017 (H), or

703-371-5343 (C).

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National Capital Area Garden Clubs, Inc.

District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia

Headquarters at Arbor House, U.S. National Arboretum

3501 New York Avenue, N. E., Washington, D. C. 20002-1958


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