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Events Archive: 2022 | 2023 | 2024 | Upcoming Events

January 2023

Jan
24

Meet & Greet

This event has ended
Tuesday, January 24th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting Chapter Social

Join us for our next event where you will meet like-minded friends and hear from other native plant garden enthusiasts. We will discuss “Garden successes and failures: what worked, what didn’t, and what remains to be explored” and other topics of interest. 

This is also a wonderful opportunity to discover more about WildOnes Greater Baltimore, our current plans, and opportunities to help us grow. Gardeners of all levels of experience are welcome!

February 2023

Feb
28

February Meet & Greet

This event has ended
Tuesday, February 28th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting Chapter Social

Join us for our next virtual Meet and Greet where you will discover more about WildOnes Greater Baltimore, our upcoming events, and opportunities to help us grow.

This is a wonderful opportunity to meet new people interested in learning more about native plants and their ecosystems.

We welcome gardeners of all levels of expertise to join our group and help share knowledge with others.

March 2023

Mar
28

March Meet & Greet

This event has ended
Tuesday, March 28th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting Chapter Social

Join us for the next Meet & Greet to connect with other native plant garden enthusiasts in the Greater Baltimore area. 

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April 2023

Apr
8

Spring Ephemeral Plant Walk

This event has ended
Saturday, April 8th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Gunpowder Falls State Park

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Social Nature Walk/Hike Free Public Parking Lots of Physical Activity

Native plant expert Judy Fulton will guide participants in locating emerging spring ephemerals. Examples of plants that may be visible are native ferns, Dutchman’s Breeches, Jacob’s Ladder, Rattlesnake Plantain Orchid, and Bloodroot.

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Apr
23

Garden Tour (Baltimore) Members Only

This event has ended
Sunday, April 23rd, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Private Residence, Baltimore, MD Map

Members Only Free Event Home Garden Tour

Garden Tour

Apr
25

Glenstone Guided Tour

This event has ended
Tuesday, April 25th, 2023
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Glenstone, 12100 Glen Rd, Potomac, MD, 20854 Map

Public Welcome Paid Event Group Tour Public Restroom Lots of Physical Activity

Explore the many native landscapes of Glenstone, while discussing organic gardening strategies with members of their dedicated grounds team. 

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Apr
25

April Meet & Greet

This event has ended
Tuesday, April 25th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting Chapter Social

Join us for our April Meet & Greet to connect and learn from other native plant garden enthusiasts in the Greater Baltimore area. 

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May 2023

May
7

The Glen Arboretum Tree ID Walking Tour

This event has ended
Sunday, May 7th, 2023
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Towson University, 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD, 21252 Map

Public Welcome Free Event Program/Speaker Presentation Group Tour Nature Walk/Hike Free Public Parking Lots of Physical Activity

Join us for a guided tour of the Glen Arboretum at Towson University.

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May
21

Residential Garden Tour (Owings Mills)

This event has ended
Sunday, May 21st, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Private Residence, Owings Mills, MD Map

Public Welcome Free Event Home Garden Tour

WildOnes Greater Baltimore 2023 Garden Tours are generously offered by local residents. Enjoy beautiful gardens while learning about the joys and challenges of starting and maintaining a native habitat.

May
21

Native Plant Share

This event has ended
Sunday, May 21st, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Private Residence, Owings Mills, MD Map

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Social Seed/Plant Swap

Bring what you can. Take something new.

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May
23

May Meet & Greet

This event has ended
Tuesday, May 23rd, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting Chapter Social

Join us for our May Meet & Greet to connect and learn from other native plant garden enthusiasts in the Greater Baltimore area. 

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May
28

Residential Garden Tour (Ellicott City)

This event has ended
Sunday, May 28th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Private Residence, Ellicott City, MD Map

Public Welcome Free Event Home Garden Tour

WildOnes Greater Baltimore 2023 Garden Tours are generously offered by local residents. Enjoy beautiful gardens while learning about the joys and challenges of starting and maintaining a native habitat.

June 2023

Jun
15

All About Ferns Educational Talk

This event has ended
Thursday, June 15th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Free Event Program/Speaker Presentation

Discover the importance of Maryland’s native ferns during this virtual presentation

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Jun
17

All About Ferns Guided Walk

This event has ended
Saturday, June 17th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Gunpowder Falls State Park

Public Welcome Free Event Program/Speaker Presentation Nature Walk/Hike

Enjoy a guided walk to identify and learn about Maryland’s native ferns

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Jun
22

Friends School Native Plant Teaching Gardens Tour

This event has ended
Thursday, June 22nd, 2023
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Friends School of Baltimore, 5114 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD, 21210 Map

Public Welcome Free Event Group Tour Free Public Parking

Join us for a guided tour of the Friends School of Baltimore Nature Trail

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Jun
25

June Meet and Greet

This event has ended
Sunday, June 25th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
R. House, 301 W 29th St, Baltimore, MD, 21211 Map

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting Chapter Social

The June Meet and Greet will be in-person at R. House!

Join us to connect with other native plant gardeners in the area. We welcome gardeners of all levels as we continue to learn and grow together.

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July 2023

Jul
15

Residential Garden Tour (Ellicott City)

This event has ended
Saturday, July 15th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Private Residence, Ellicott City, MD Map

Public Welcome Free Event Home Garden Tour

WildOnes Greater Baltimore 2023 Garden Tours are generously offered by local residents. Enjoy beautiful gardens while learning about the joys and challenges of starting and maintaining a native habitat.

Jul
22

Residential Garden Tour (Towson)

This event has ended
Saturday, July 22nd, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Private Residence, Towson, MD Map

Public Welcome Free Event Home Garden Tour

WildOnes Greater Baltimore 2023 Garden Tours are generously offered by local residents. Enjoy beautiful gardens while learning about the joys and challenges of starting and maintaining a native habitat.

Jul
25

July Meet & Greet

This event has ended
Tuesday, July 25th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting Chapter Social

Join us for the July Meet & Greet to connect and learn from other native plant garden enthusiasts in the Greater Baltimore area. 

Jul
29

Residential Garden Tour (Laurel)

This event has ended
Saturday, July 29th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Private Residence, Laurel, MD Map

Public Welcome Free Event Home Garden Tour

WildOnes Greater Baltimore 2023 Garden Tours are generously offered by local residents. Enjoy beautiful gardens while learning about the joys and challenges of starting and maintaining a native habitat.

August 2023

Aug
6

Residential Garden Tour (Baltimore)

This event has ended
Sunday, August 6th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Private Residence, Baltimore, MD Map

Public Welcome Free Event Home Garden Tour

WildOnes Greater Baltimore 2023 Garden Tours are generously offered by local residents. Enjoy beautiful gardens while learning about the joys and challenges of starting and maintaining a native habitat.

Aug
22

August Garden Chat

This event has ended
Tuesday, August 22nd, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting Chapter Social

Join us for our monthly Garden Chat

We welcome gardeners at all stages of native gardening from beginner to expert as we share our knowledge and experiences with each other.

Aug
27

A Pollinator's Paradise at Kollar Nursery

This event has ended
Sunday, August 27th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Kollar Nursery, 5200 W Heaps Rd, Pylesville, MD, 21132 Map

Public Welcome Free Event Program/Speaker Presentation Group Tour Free Public Parking

We will walk the Kollar Nursery property and discuss the important and diverse plants that our pollinators and indigenous animals depend upon, and where to plant them and how they grow. It will be the peak of summer and beginning of autumn, so there should be lots in bloom.

Kollar Nursery has been growing plants native to the eastern United States since 1985.

This event is free and limited to 20 participants.

September 2023

Sep
2

Humane Gardener Sanctuary Tour Members Only

This event has ended
Saturday, September 2nd, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Private Residence, Sykesville, MD, 21784 Map

Members Only Free Event Home Garden Tour

A tour of Nancy Lawson's property

Sep
9

Miraculous Monarchs!

This event has ended
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Private Residence, Towson, MD Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Program/Speaker Presentation

Learn about Monarchs’ miraculous metamorphosis from egg to caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly and what you can do to help.

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Sep
16

Towson Area Open Garden Tour

This event has ended
Saturday, September 16th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Private Residences, Towson, MD Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Home Garden Tour

Join us for a landscape tour of Towson Area private properties. These native gardens are on privately owned properties featuring many different conditions - sun, shade, woods, rain gardens, and water bodies such as ponds and streams.

You may visit all or a subset of the gardens at your own pace during the 2-hour event. The hosts will be available to answer questions.

Sep
30

September Garden Chat

This event has ended
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Private Residence, Bel Air, MD, 21015 Map

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting Chapter Social Home Garden Tour Free Public Parking

We’ll be in-person this month for the September Garden Chat!

Attendees are welcome to explore the gardens at this Bel Air home while we chat about our gardening successes and challenges.   

We welcome gardeners that are just beginning their journey to those with many years of experience as we all continue to learn about native plants and their ecosystems.

October 2023

Oct
8

Wincopin Trails Fall Walk

This event has ended
Sunday, October 8th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Wincopin Trails, 9299 Vollmerhausen Rd, Jessup, MD, 20794 Map

Public Welcome Free Event Nature Walk/Hike

Join us for a guided walk to discover the native woodland plants along the well-preserved habitat of the Wincopin Trails.

Oct
12

"Creating and Managing Landscapes for Native Bees" with Heather Holm

Hosted by Wild Ones National
This event has ended
Thursday, October 12th, 2023
to (Central Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Free Event Program/Speaker Presentation

Join Wild Ones Honorary Director Heather Holm as she explores the nesting habitats, life cycles, pollen collection, brood rearing, and general characteristics of some of the most common native bees in eastern North America, while highlighting the pollination of native plants and the mutualism between native plants and native bees.

When creating and managing thriving habitats for native bees, many factors such as seasonal phenology, nesting strategies, and flower preferences must be considered—and with approximately 3,600 species in North America (north of Mexico), there are many unique aspects to keep in mind when managing successful landscapes for bees. 

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Oct
15

Native Plant and Seed Share

This event has ended
Sunday, October 15th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Private Residence, Owings Mills, MD Map

Public Welcome Family Friendly Free Event Seed/Plant Swap

Fall is the perfect time to thin out some of your robust Maryland native plants and to get some new native plants in the ground! 

Let’s get together, talk about native gardening, and share our spreading plants looking for new homes. 

Join us even if you are new to native gardening and do not have anything to share yet. We are happy to help new gardeners get started. 

Event address at a private residence in Owings Mills will be provided to registrants closer to the event date. 

Oct
24

October Garden Chat

This event has ended
Tuesday, October 24th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Free Event Chapter Meeting Chapter Social

Join us for the October Garden Chat to connect and learn from other native plant garden enthusiasts in the Greater Baltimore area. 

November 2023

Nov
16

"The Gardener's Guide to Prairie Plants" with Neil Diboll and Hilary Cox

Hosted by Wild Ones National
This event has ended
Thursday, November 16th, 2023
to (Central Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Will be Recorded Free Event Program/Speaker Presentation

Join us for an enlightening webinar featuring authors, Neil Diboll and Hilary Cox, as they present their latest book, "The Gardener’s Guide to Prairie Plants." This comprehensive compendium is a treasure trove of knowledge for gardeners looking to incorporate native prairie plants into their landscapes. Neil and Hilary will delve into the making and application of this essential guide, sharing rich historical and ecological insights about prairie ecosystems, all while showcasing stunning images of prairie flora. 

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Nov
28

Annual Meeting and Elections

This event has ended
Tuesday, November 28th, 2023
to (Eastern Time)
Online/Virtual

Public Welcome Free Event

Annual Chapter meeting agenda will include:

-Chapter activities report

-Financial report

-Board of Directors elections

All are welcome to attend the annual meeting.

Participation in the Board of Directors election is limited to current members.

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