BigNews.Biz - May 03,2012 - NORFOLK BOTANICAL GARDEN - This month in the Garden
Join us this weekend for all sorts of eagle fun. Come out for food, music, art and crafts vendors and a variety of eagle activity. "Buddy" the rehabilitated educational eagle that hatched here will make a return to the Garden for the first time.
Eagle Festival on May 5, 2012
Can't get enough of eagles?
Eagle Symposium - May 4-6, 2012
registration now in progress
Spring Plant Sale
May 11 - 13,
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(Early bird special for members only: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. each day)
Where else in Hampton Roads can you go for the most unusual plants at bargain prices? Our horticulture staff will be on hand to give expert advice and to help customers. Our 2012 signature plant is a variety of Antique Roses, including Lady Banks, Chestnut, Old Blush, Ducher and more.
Learn more about the plant sale
See a list of plants for sale
In the May Garden
Flowers are everywhere you turn in May. Don't miss the Bicentennial Rose Garden - it is in full bloom now and absolutely gorgeous. Look for flowers bursting with color in our Sarah Lee Baker Perennial Garden, Border Walk, Bristow Butterfly Garden, Statuary Vista and many other places. The late April showers have certainly brought out the May flowers.
The Garden has a full schedule of events coming up. Here are a few more items to add to your calendar.
May 12 Hampton Roads Iris Society Annual Show & Sale
May 20 Tidewater Rose Society Celebration of Roses
June 2 Virginia Bonsai Society Show
June 10 Tidewater Daylily Society Sale & Show
June 16 Summer Exhibit - Voyage of Discovery
June 24 Summer Music Series - Dancing Through the Decades
Mom Flowers All Year Long
Mothers and flowers are a great combination. This year give your mother a year's worth of flowers. A Norfolk Botanical Garden gift membership allows her year-round access to one of the largest, most extensive collections of azaleas, camellias and roses on the East Coast.