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Featured Gardens & Nature Centers

Brookside Gardens

Wheaton Regional Park, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton, MD 20902. 301-962-1400. Award-winning 50-acre public display garden situated within Wheaton Regional Park. Fee/Free.... More Info

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Hard Bargain Farm Environmental Center

The Alice Ferguson Foundation formed as a non-profit to unite youth and environmental educators to promote the sustainability of the Potomac River watershed, and provides many different options for groups to visit and learn. 2001 Bryan Point Road, Accokeek, MD 20607. Prince George’s County. Tel: 301-292-5665. Fee.

Jerome "Buddie" Ford Nature Center

5750 Sanger Ave., Alexandria, VA 22311. Visit Jerome “Buddie” Ford Nature Center for a day of scientific exploration. Groups will have the chance to see live animals such as birds of prey, black bear, red fox, owls, turtles, salamanders, and more. 703-746-5559. Fee.