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Orchid Month

Orchid Month
Friday, March 1, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, March 31, 2019 (All day)

With a greater number and variety of orchids in bloom during March than any other season at Hillwood, a month-long focus on these exotic beauties features workshops, tours, and colorful displays. Scroll down to learn more about our orchid-related programming.

  • Orchid at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
  • Orchids at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
  • Orchids at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
  • Orchid at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
  • Orchid at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens

Upcoming events

Beginner and intermediate-level orchid growers will learn the basics of growing healthy orchids. Healthy plants can live for decades and will produce countless blooms during their lifetimes. This class will focus on several of the most commonly available orchids including the Phalaenopsis, or moth orchid, and the classic Cattleya, or corsage...
Saturday 2 March - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
$25-35

$35
$25 Member

Part of: Orchids
Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Drew Asbury, horticulturist, highlights the greenhouse on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March. While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where...
Saturday 2 March - 1:00pm
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
Included in suggested donation

Included in suggested donation. Advance reservations are available for members only, by calling 202.686.5807.

Part of: Orchids
Is it time to repot your orchids? Regularly repotting orchids not only provides new nourishment and space to grow, but the opportunity to assess their health and treat anything that may be ailing your plants. Bring an orchid or two from home and your plant will leave this hands-on workshop with a “good home.” Plants will be repotted into basic...
Saturday 2 March - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
$25-35

$35
$25 Member

Part of: Orchids
Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Drew Asbury, horticulturist, highlights the greenhouse on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March. While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where...
Tuesday 5 March - 11:00am
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
Included in suggested donation

Included in suggested donation. Advance reservations are available for members only, by calling 202.686.5807.

Part of: Orchids
Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Drew Asbury, horticulturist, highlights the greenhouse on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March. While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where...
Tuesday 5 March - 1:00pm
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
Included in suggested donation

Included in suggested donation. Advance reservations are available for members only, by calling 202.686.5807.

Part of: Orchids
Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Drew Asbury, horticulturist, highlights the greenhouse on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March. While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where...
Thursday 7 March - 11:00am
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
Included in suggested donation

Included in suggested donation. Advance reservations are available for members only, by calling 202.686.5807.

Part of: Orchids
Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Drew Asbury, horticulturist, highlights the greenhouse on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March. While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where...
Friday 8 March - 11:00am
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
Included in suggested donation

Included in suggested donation. Advance reservations are available for members only, by calling 202.686.5807.

Part of: Orchids
Beginner and intermediate-level orchid growers will learn the basics of growing healthy orchids. Healthy plants can live for decades and will produce countless blooms during their lifetimes. This class will focus on several of the most commonly available orchids including the Phalaenopsis, or moth orchid, and the classic Cattleya, or corsage...
Friday 8 March - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
$25-35

$35
$25 Member

Part of: Orchids
Beginner and intermediate-level orchid growers will learn the basics of growing healthy orchids. Healthy plants can live for decades and will produce countless blooms during their lifetimes. This class will focus on several of the most commonly available orchids including the Phalaenopsis, or moth orchid, and the classic Cattleya, or corsage...
Saturday 9 March - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
$25-35

$35
$25 Member

Part of: Orchids
Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Drew Asbury, horticulturist, highlights the greenhouse on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March. While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where...
Saturday 9 March - 1:00pm
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
Included in suggested donation

Included in suggested donation. Advance reservations are available for members only, by calling 202.686.5807.

Part of: Orchids
Is it time to repot your orchids? Regularly repotting orchids not only provides new nourishment and space to grow, but the opportunity to assess their health and treat anything that may be ailing your plants. Bring an orchid or two from home and your plant will leave this hands-on workshop with a “good home.” Plants will be repotted into basic...
Saturday 9 March - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
$25-35

$35
$25 Member

Part of: Orchids
Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Drew Asbury, horticulturist, highlights the greenhouse on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March. While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where...
Tuesday 12 March - 11:00am
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
Included in suggested donation

Included in suggested donation. Advance reservations are available for members only, by calling 202.686.5807.

Part of: Orchids
Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Drew Asbury, horticulturist, highlights the greenhouse on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March. While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where...
Tuesday 12 March - 1:00pm
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
Included in suggested donation

Included in suggested donation. Advance reservations are available for members only, by calling 202.686.5807.

Part of: Orchids
Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Drew Asbury, horticulturist, highlights the greenhouse on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March. While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where...
Thursday 14 March - 11:00am
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
Included in suggested donation

Included in suggested donation. Advance reservations are available for members only, by calling 202.686.5807.

Part of: Orchids
Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Drew Asbury, horticulturist, highlights the greenhouse on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March. While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where...
Thursday 14 March - 1:00pm
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
Included in suggested donation

Included in suggested donation. Advance reservations are available for members only, by calling 202.686.5807.

Part of: Orchids
Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Drew Asbury, horticulturist, highlights the greenhouse on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March. While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where...
Friday 15 March - 11:00am
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
Included in suggested donation

Included in suggested donation. Advance reservations are available for members only, by calling 202.686.5807.

Part of: Orchids
Is it time to repot your orchids? Regularly repotting orchids not only provides new nourishment and space to grow, but the opportunity to assess their health and treat anything that may be ailing your plants. Bring an orchid or two from home and your plant will leave this hands-on workshop with a “good home.” Plants will be repotted into basic...
Saturday 16 March - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
$25-35

$35
$25 Member

Part of: Orchids
Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Drew Asbury, horticulturist, highlights the greenhouse on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March. While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where...
Saturday 16 March - 1:00pm
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
Included in suggested donation

Included in suggested donation. Advance reservations are available for members only, by calling 202.686.5807.

Part of: Orchids
Beginner and intermediate-level orchid growers will learn the basics of growing healthy orchids. Healthy plants can live for decades and will produce countless blooms during their lifetimes. This class will focus on several of the most commonly available orchids including the Phalaenopsis, or moth orchid, and the classic Cattleya, or corsage...
Saturday 16 March - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
$25-35

$35
$25 Member

Part of: Orchids
Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Drew Asbury, horticulturist, highlights the greenhouse on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March. While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where...
Tuesday 19 March - 11:00am
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
Included in suggested donation

Included in suggested donation. Advance reservations are available for members only, by calling 202.686.5807.

Part of: Orchids
Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Drew Asbury, horticulturist, highlights the greenhouse on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March. While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where...
Tuesday 19 March - 1:00pm
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
Included in suggested donation

Included in suggested donation. Advance reservations are available for members only, by calling 202.686.5807.

Part of: Orchids
Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Drew Asbury, horticulturist, highlights the greenhouse on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March. While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where...
Thursday 21 March - 11:00am
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
Included in suggested donation

Included in suggested donation. Advance reservations are available for members only, by calling 202.686.5807.

Part of: Orchids
Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Drew Asbury, horticulturist, highlights the greenhouse on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March. While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where...
Thursday 21 March - 1:00pm
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
Included in suggested donation

Included in suggested donation. Advance reservations are available for members only, by calling 202.686.5807.

Part of: Orchids
Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Drew Asbury, horticulturist, highlights the greenhouse on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March. While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where...
Friday 22 March - 11:00am
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
Included in suggested donation

Included in suggested donation. Advance reservations are available for members only, by calling 202.686.5807.

Part of: Orchids
Beginner and intermediate-level orchid growers will learn the basics of growing healthy orchids. Healthy plants can live for decades and will produce countless blooms during their lifetimes. This class will focus on several of the most commonly available orchids including the Phalaenopsis, or moth orchid, and the classic Cattleya, or corsage...
Saturday 23 March - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
$25-35

$35
$25 Member

Part of: Orchids
Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Drew Asbury, horticulturist, highlights the greenhouse on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March. While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where...
Saturday 23 March - 1:00pm
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
Included in suggested donation

Included in suggested donation. Advance reservations are available for members only, by calling 202.686.5807.

Part of: Orchids
This is part a scented suite of workshops associated with Perfume & Seduction. Many orchids grow in trees and get their nutrients from the rain and air. See Hillwood’s collection of mounted orchids before making your own sweetly scented living work of art. You’ll leave this hands-on workshop with: A beautiful Brassavola nodosa orchid mounted...
Saturday 23 March - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Meet in Visitor Center
$60-75

$75
$60 Member

Part of: Orchids
Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Drew Asbury, horticulturist, highlights the greenhouse on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March. While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where...
Tuesday 26 March - 11:00am
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
Included in suggested donation

Included in suggested donation. Advance reservations are available for members only, by calling 202.686.5807.

Part of: Orchids
Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Drew Asbury, horticulturist, highlights the greenhouse on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March. While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where...
Tuesday 26 March - 1:00pm
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
Included in suggested donation

Included in suggested donation. Advance reservations are available for members only, by calling 202.686.5807.

Part of: Orchids
Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Drew Asbury, horticulturist, highlights the greenhouse on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March. While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where...
Thursday 28 March - 11:00am
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
Included in suggested donation

Included in suggested donation. Advance reservations are available for members only, by calling 202.686.5807.

Part of: Orchids
Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Drew Asbury, horticulturist, highlights the greenhouse on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March. While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where...
Thursday 28 March - 1:00pm
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
Included in suggested donation

Included in suggested donation. Advance reservations are available for members only, by calling 202.686.5807.

Part of: Orchids
Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Drew Asbury, horticulturist, highlights the greenhouse on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March. While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where...
Friday 29 March - 11:00am
Meet in Visitor Center Conservatory
Included in suggested donation

Included in suggested donation. Advance reservations are available for members only, by calling 202.686.5807.

Part of: Orchids