April 8-9 with the Garden Guild

Annual Easter Lily & Palm Cross Sale
Saturday, April 8, 10 – 6
Sunday, April 9, 8 – 3

Our Easter lilies and 20″ palm crosses are $9/each ($8 if donated to decorate the Franciscan Monastery). Stop by to get yours!

Franciscan Monastery Garden Tours
Saturday, 11 a.m. and noon

Meet in front of the visitor center for a tour of our beautiful gardens – learn about the flowers and plants in our century-old gardens, plus about the history and unique architecture and shrines.

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Garden Tours, Palm Cross-Making & Plant Sale Planning

This weekend (April 1, 2017) at the Franciscan Monastery:

Garden Tours Begin (April through September)!
Saturday, 11 a.m. and noon
Learn about the century-old gardens, architecture, shrines and history of the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America (1400 Quincy St. NE, Washington, DC 20017).

The tours are led by volunteer guides from the Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild. You will get a tour of the upper garden and lower gardens and a sneak peak in the back of the monastery where the Garden Guild grows herbs and vegetables to feed families in need, and has an urban beekeeping program.

Palm Cross Workshop
Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (Greenhouse)
Palm Cross WorkshopLearn to make your own palm crosses in this fun workshop (families/children welcome – free). Contact Joe Bozik with questions.

 

 

Plant and Herb Sale Planning Meeting
9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. (St. Bonaventure Conference Room)
Please join us in planning for our Annual Plant & Herb Sale (April 29-30). This is the largest special program we undertake each year and welcome volunteers! Also, download our event flyer here.

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Order Your Easter Lilies & Palm Crosses Now

Enjoy beautiful Easter lilies and palm crosses this Easter while supporting the Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild. Click here or stop by the Franciscan Monastery visitor center or gift shop  to pre-order your lilies and crosses.

Enjoy a $1 pre-order discount if ordered and paid for by April 4 (just $8 for pick-up April 8 or 9, or $7 if donated to the monastery). This is a beautiful way to share the Easter season with loved ones or to remember them in your prayers. Questions? Contact us at gardenguild@gmail.com or 703-967-0958.

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