Cynthia Wood, seen here with an early spring group, will lead a wildflower walk at the Quarry Gardens on Thursday, April 21, at 10 a.m. Cynthia’s charming and authoritative Virginia Wildflowers blog has earned more than 4,000 devoted followers and 14,000 monthly readers on Facebook.

If our phenology is a guide, participants may expect to see in bloom—and learn from Cynthia about—Wood anemone, Pussytoes, Wild columbine, Green and gold, Fringe tree, Dwarf larkspur, Wild geranium, Alumroot, Bluets, Dwarf crested iris, Golden ragwort, Moss phlox, Eastern shooting star, Mayapple, Solomon’s seal, Wild pink, Bladdernut, Spring beauty, Foamflower, Mountain and Perfoliated bellworts, Heartleaf, Golden Alexanders—and many others.

Reservations are $15 per person, payable online. Sign up at

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