Even in the winter months, Brookside Gardens in Wheaton has plenty to offer. The award-winning gardens are open from sunrise to sunset, and the visitors center is open daily from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Here are some suggestions for planning your visits in February:
Art and Photography Exhibitions
Free, Feb. 4 – April 7, 2013.
Admire drawings and paintings by the Botanical Art Society of the National Capital Region and nature photography by Yuan Li in the Brookside Gardens Visitors Center.
Conservatory Spring Display
Free, ends April 14; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The conservatory spring display features flowers like winter jasmine, snapdragons, geraniums, birds of paradise and more.
This monthly series for children meets Feb. 11 and features gardening activities, stories, crafts, and garden walks. More information about registration.
Green Matters Symposium
This year's Green Matters Symposium on Feb. 22 will focus on the next chapter of American horticulture and the emphasis on sustainability that will drive landscape design in the coming decades. More information about registration.