Editors' pick

Green Spring Gardens

This is a gardener's delight with 20 different themed gardens.
Grounds: Dawn to Dusk Daily; Horticulture Center: Mon-Sat 9 am-4:30 pm
Sun noon-4:30 pm (except Thanksgiving
Christmas and New Year's Day)
(Alexandria (Other))

Family Fun: Halloween Fest

Wear your Halloween costume to this celebration of natures weird and wonderful creatures. Learn the fascinating true stories behind carnivorous plants and the fanged animals that live on blood: vampire bats, leeches and much, much more. Ghoulish games, creepy crafts, and sinister snacks make this two-hour program a fright fest of fun. This family-friendly nature program is intended for ages 5 and up.

Editorial Review

Green Spring Gardens Park is a gardener's delight. There are 20 different themed gardens, a horticulture center and a nature trail that leads through the woods down to two ponds. The pond is often home to various waterfowl.

Gardens, 20, each with themes
Horticulture center
Manor house from the 18th century
Native plant trail