New this year Friday Night Festival kick off!

Nationally known speaker, Barry Glick, will be presenting “Woodland Wonders from the Wild” at Ida Lee Park Recreation Center. This slideshow presentation will be from 7-9pm in the lower level. Get here early! The first 100 attendees will receive the ever so popular Flower & Garden Festival tote bag! Also, there will be two raffle drawings for a chance to win a ticket to the Leesburg “Gardens along the Potomac” Home & Garden Tour. See below for a full description of this presentation.

Can’t make it Friday night? That’s okay. Barry will be doing a demonstration on the Presentation Stage, at the Festival on Saturday, starting at 11:45am. This demonstration is titled “The Joy of Propagation, aka Everything You Wanted To Know About Plant Propagation, But Were Afraid to Ask”. The Presentation Stage will be located on the Loudoun County Courthouse grounds facing East Market Street. See below for a full description of this demonstration.

Learn more about Barry Glick on his bio page


Woodland Wonders from The Wild

An enlightening, entertaining and educational look at some of the plants that we overlook on our woodland hikes. Some of the most interesting and unusual wildflowers are growing in our own backyards right under our noses. Join native plant expert Barry Glick for a fascinating wild wander into the wonderful world of woodland wildflowers.


The Joy Of Propagation, aka Everything You wanted To Know About Plant Propagation, But Were Afraid To Ask

This 45 minute demonstration is a condensation and distillation of Barry Glick’s all day, hands on Propagation Workshop. In the seminar, every imaginable aspect of plant propagation is covered from plant pollination, hybridization, seed collections and sowing to tissue culture. Subjects also include rhizome division, air layering, branch layering, root division, root cuttings, stem cuttings, use of hormones, mist propagation and much more. The first 100 participants receive a seed collection bag and 4 page handout.