New Home and Garden Marketplace Coming to RTC Next Month

Reston Town Center will host a home and garden marketplace for all plant lovers next month.

The “HGRTC” marketplace brings live music, presentations, plants and vendors to RTC (11900 Market Street) on May 5 from noon to 5 p.m.

WTOP’s Mike McGrath will teach attendees how to

grow tomatoes in gardens and give a lecture called, “Grow a Crazy Mixed Up Garden.” McGrath will offer two lectures at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. McGrath has been a garden editor for WTOP since 1999. He also hosts the nationally syndicated public radio show “You Bet Your Garden.”

At 12:30 p.m., Mina Fies, a remodeling expert with Synergy Design and Construction, will offer a workshop on how to transform your home into a zen zone.

Vendors include Mayflowers, L’Occitane, Fairfax Master Gardeners, Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy, Virginia Master Naturalists, Synergy Design & Construction, Pick-A-Pot Pop-Up and more.

The event concludes with a 5:30 p.m. showing of “Hometown Habitat” at Bow Tie Chinemas. Free tickets will be distributed from 12-5 p.m.

Photos via Myers Public Relations

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