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GARDENING EVENTS FOR August 2019

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Create a welcome space for pollinators

Date: 01 August 2019 - 01 August 2019
Time: 6:00-7:30 PM
Cost: $25
Location: 4770 N Peachtree Rd, Dunwoody, GA 30338 (Barn-Brook Run Park, greenhouse complex)
Phone: (404) 298-4080

Details:

Join us to learn how to make your garden a haven for native pollinators. You will make your own native bee hotel during the class.

Create a welcome space for pollinators

Date: 15 August 2019 - 15 August 2019
Time: 6:30-8:00 pm
Cost: $25
Location: 4380 MEMORIAL DR., STE. 200, Auditorium room DECATUR, GA 30032
Phone: (404) 298-4080

Details:

Join us to learn how to make your garden a haven for native pollinators. You will make your own native bee hotel during the class.

“Dealing with Nuisance Wildlife”

Date: 19 August 2019 - 19 August 2019
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: Free
Location: Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044
Phone:

Details:

When it comes to deer, most gardeners just see a headache on hoof. Gwinnett Master Gardener’s Assoc presents Wildlife Biologist and environmental educator Dr. Mike Mengak to discuss ways to discourage and/or co-exist with wild creatures in home gardens and landscapes. Bring a covered dish to share and join us for dinner at 6:30, or just come for the program beginning promptly at 7 p.m.

Joe Washington – Adaptive Gardening

Date: 20 August 2019 - 20 August 2019
Time: 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Cost: free
Location: The Bridge Community Center, 225 Willow Bend Road, Peachtree City, GA
Phone:

Details:

The free Fayette Master Gardener Association lecture features Joe Washington, original host of HGTV “Groundbreakers” talking about “ADAPTIVE GARDENING”.

Joe will talk about how – as we grow older – we can adapt our gardening. He will share information from experts in horticulture therapy and landscaping and show us the “one stop shop” he has developed to keep gardening in our “can-do list”.

RESERVATION REQUIRED AT: fayettemga@gmail.com

Greater Atlanta Rose Society Monthly Meeting

Date: 20 August 2019 - 20 August 2019
Time: 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost: Free with exception of small parking deck charge
Location: Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA
Phone: (678) 895-3945

Details:

We are excited to announce that Greg Ames, master falconer, has graciously agreed to give a presentation at our August meeting. He has been practicing falconry for 13 years . He has two birds – a Red Tail Hawk who accompanies him on hunting trips, and a barn own that enjoys a life of leisure as his pet. Please join us for this presentation and there will be Consulting Rosarians to also answer any rose questions you may have about your rose growing! Light refreshments will be served.

The Great Georgia Pollinator Census

Date: 23 August 2019 - 24 August 2019
Time: All Day
Cost: No cost
Location: throughout Georgia
Phone:

Details:

Join Georgians across the state in this historic citizen science project. Participants will be asked to count pollinators on a favorite pollinator plant for 15 minutes. We are looking for bumble bees, carpenter bees, small bees, honey bees, wasps, flies, butterflies, and other insects. Counts will be easily uploaded to a website. This project is perfect for schools doing STEM work! Check the website for counting details. This project is coordinated by UGA Extension.

“Create a Fall Vegetable Garden” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 24 August 2019 - 24 August 2019
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Alpharetta Rucker Road Park and Farm, 860 Rucker Road, Alpharetta, GA
Phone: (678) 310-0873

Details:

Our extended growing season allows us to take advantage of three seasons of vegetable gardening. If you are just beginning, you can learn how to get started without working in the heat of summer. Autumn’s mild temperatures create perfect growing conditions for cool-season crops, such as lettuce, spinach, broccoli, and carrots. This class will cover fall season crops, sustainable gardening techniques, direct seeding and transplanting, frost protection, and preparing the garden for winter.

“Create a Fall Vegetable Garden” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 26 August 2019 - 26 August 2019
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Lost Corner Preserve Cottage, 7300 Brandon Mill Rd, Sandy Springs, GA
Phone: (678) 310-0873

Details:

Our extended growing season allows us to take advantage of three seasons of vegetable gardening. If you are just beginning, you can learn how to get started without working in the heat of summer. Autumn’s mild temperatures create perfect growing conditions for cool-season crops, such as lettuce, spinach, broccoli & carrots. This class will cover fall season crops, sustainable gardening techniques, direct seeding and transplanting, frost protection, and preparing the garden for winter.

DeKalb Master Gardener Association Meeting Deb Duchon: Forgotten Foods in Your Garden

Date: 26 August 2019 - 26 August 2019
Time: 6:30 PM- 8:00 PM
Cost: Free and open to the public! Bring a Friend!
Location: Northlake Barbara Loar Library, 3772 LaVista Rd at Harobi Drive
Phone:

Details:

Many of the plants that are now considered “weeds” were once valuable sources of food and medicine. They are still edible, nutritious, delicious when properly prepared — and free! In this program, we will take a look at some of these forgotten foods, including dandelions, chickweed, poke salad, violets, and more.

Deb Duchon, D.Sc., MA, is an anthropologist with specialties in ethnobotany, nutrition. She is best known for her work on the popular show, Good Eats on the Food Network.

“Create a Fall Vegetable Garden” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 27 August 2019 - 27 August 2019
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Bill Johnson Community Activity Building, Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Rd, Roswell, GA
Phone: (678) 310-0873

Details:

Our extended growing season allows us to take advantage of three seasons of vegetable gardening. If you are just beginning, you can learn how to get started without working in the heat of summer. Autumn’s mild temperatures create perfect growing conditions for cool-season crops, such as lettuce, spinach, broccoli, and carrots. This class will cover fall season crops, sustainable gardening techniques, direct seeding and transplanting, frost protection, and preparing the garden for winter.

DeKalb Master Gardener Association Meeting Mike Fillon: Cultivating Food Nature’s Way… (AKA Clever Laziness)

Date: 28 August 2019 - 28 August 2019
Time: 6:30 PM- 8:00 PM
Cost: Free and open to the public! Bring a Friend!
Location: Northlake Barbara Loar Library, 3772 LaVista Rd at Harobi Drive
Phone:

Details:

There’s one indisputable rule everyone plants something for food or enjoyment must recognize … Nature ALWAYS prevails, so why fight against it? Applying simple principals can impact –
• Your vegetable garden
• Your yard
• Your trees
• Your neighborhood
and, at the risk of sounding overly dramatic,
• The planet
There will be four main areas I’ll discuss:
• Companion planting
• Mycelium running (Good fungi VS bad fungi.)
• How trees communicate
• Herbivore induced plant volatiles (HIP