Glorious Gardens Self-Guided Tour

Time: Call for hours for each location
Meadowlark Gardens – 9750 Meadowlark Garden Court, Vienna, VA (map)
Green Spring Gardens – 4603 Green Spring Road, Annandale, VA (map)
River Farm – 7931 East Boulevard – Alexandria, VA (map)
Cost: FREE (Green Spring & River Farm) | Meadowlark charges a small entrance fee (Adults $5, Children under 6 free)

What better time to experience nature’s beauty than during the Festival? Fairfax County, VA, just outside DC, is home to several splendid gardens. Just check in at the front desk of each garden and receive your free memento.

Meadowlark Gardens: Beauty, conservation, education and discovery flourish throughout the year at this 95 acre complex of large ornamental display gardens and unique native plant collections. Walking trails, lakes, more than twenty varieties of cherry trees, irises, peonies, an extensive shade garden, native wildflowers, gazebos, birds, butterflies, seasonal blooms and foliage create a sanctuary of beauty and nature. Free parking

Green Spring Gardens: Demonstration gardens, a greenhouse and a newly-expanded horticultural center provide visitors with scenes to delight the senses, and for the home gardening enthusiast, the possibility for new ideas as well. A kitchen garden, fruit garden, wildflower garden and rock garden are among the demonstration gardens visitors may peruse. Green Spring Gardens Park also has a restored 18th century manor house with gazebo and a wooded stream valley with ponds.

River Farm: River Farm serves as the headquarters of the American Horticultural Society. River Farm is acclaimed for its spell-binding vistas stretching down to the Potomac River, along with its creative children’s gardens, beautiful four-acre meadow, and colorful flower displays. Situated on 25 acres of landscaped lawns and gardens, it is one of the Washington, D.C.-area’s premier gardening destinations.

Contact Information

Glorious Gardens
Meadowlark: 703.255.3631
Green Spring: 703.642.5173
River Farm: 703.768.5700
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