Learn to Cast Leaves in Concrete at Green Spring

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                      12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 927 Fairfax, VA 22035-1118
                      703-324-8700 • Fax: 703-324-3974 • www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks

______________________________For Immediate Release____________________________
Judy Pedersen, PIO                                                August 28, 2009
E-mail: parkmail@fairfaxcounty.gov                                        PR-175
Press Inquiries: 703-324-8662

Learn to Cast Leaves in Concrete at Green Spring Gardens
Like snowflakes, leaves are unique. On Friday, September 11, 2009 from 1 to 3 p.m. Green
Spring Gardens will host its Casting Concrete Leaves workshop for anyone interested in
capturing and preserving the fleeting beauty of ornamental leaves.

Concrete leaves can be used to decorate homes and gardens. Green Spring staff will demonstrate
the proper steps to make good leaf castings and assist participants in making one to take
home. The $55 fee includes all materials.

Green Spring Gardens is located at 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, VA.

To make a prepaid reservation for this program, please call 703-642-5173. For more information
about the park, visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/gsgp/.


  If accommodations and/or alternative formats are needed, please call (703) 324-8563, at least 10 working   days in advance
  of the registration deadline or event. TTY (703) 803-3354.