Spring is just about in full swing, and what better way to celebrate than immersing yourself in the lush world of plants and greenery? Waynesboro is buzzing with exciting plant-related events over the next two months, offering something for every nature enthusiast, from seasoned gardeners to budding plant afficionados. Get ready to mark your calendars and dive into the verdant oasis of Waynesboro’s plant scene.

Shenandoah Valley Plant Symposium

Presented by Waynesboro’s Parks and Recreation Department, this symposium features four speakers sharing insights on plants, gardening, bees and hummingbirds, and more! For the professional gardener or the ‘budding’ enthusiast. Secure your spot by March 11th!
Friday, March 15th, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Wayne Theatre. Boxed lunch included.

Plant and Seed Swap at the Waynesboro Public Library

Bring your extra seeds and plants to swap with fellow gardening enthusiasts at the Waynesboro Public Library! It’s a great way to diversify your garden while connecting with the community. No library card needed! Please do adhere to the seed policy rules.
Saturday, March 30th, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Waynesboro Public Library

Macrame Air Plant Wall Hanging Class at Orchard Creek

Add a touch of boho-chic to your living space! Join Megan Burrows of Burrow and Vine for a creative workshop on crafting macrame air plant holders at Orchard Creek. Ticket price includes all supplies and a small air plant. Orchard Creek will be serving their full menu during the class.
Sunday, April 14th, 2:00 p.m. at Orchard Creek

Plant Grateful at Stone Soup Books at the South River

Be sure and come out to Stone Soup Books for Plant Grateful, featuring vendors, a community plant exchange, and a small farmers market. It’s an annual celebration of all things green and sustainable. Bring the kids to enjoy the Blue Ridge Children’s Museum Natural Playground!
Saturday, April 20th, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Stone Soup Books

Plant and Seed Festival at Stable Craft

Don’t miss this Earth Day festival featuring a native plant workshop with Master Gardener Jacqueline McCarter and various plant vendors offering a selection to purchase or swap. Live music at the end of the day with the Alex Arbaugh Band.
Saturday, April 20th, 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Stable Craft Brewing

Shenandoah Valley Art Center’s Annual Plant Sale

Dive into spring during Shenandoah Valley Art Center’s annual plant sale! Find a variety of locally sourced plants to brighten up you home and garden.
Friday, May 10th, 10:00 a.m. at SVAC

Year-Round Plant Paradise: Waynesboro Landscape and Garden Center

Looking to add some greenery to your life beyond this event calendar? Swing by the Waynesboro Garden Center, your one-stop destination for all things botanical. Whether you’re in need of seasonal blooms, indoor plants, or gardening supplies, their knowledgeable staff will help you find the perfect additions to your green space. With a wide selection and expert advice, you’ll be well on your way to creating the garden of your dreams.

Serenity Garden: A Tranquil Retreat in Ridgeview Park

Amidst the hustle and bustle of daily life, find solace and serenity at Serenity Garden in Ridgeview Park. This tranquil oasis serves as a peaceful refuge for quiet contemplation and reflection. Designed as a commitment to the fight against cancer, the garden provides a serene environment for those seeking a moment of respite. Take a leisurely stroll along the winding paths, pause to admire the lush surroundings, and find comfort in the beauty of nature. Whether you’re seeking solace or simply a moment of tranquility, Serenity Garden offers a space to soothe the soul and uplift the spirit.

Happy Planting!