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GARDENING EVENTS FOR October 2019

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Native Plant Sale Opening Reception

Date: 02 October 2019 - 02 October 2019
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cost: $50 per person or $75 a family
Location: The State Botanical Garden of Georgia
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Experience exclusive access to a selection of over 150 plant species native to Georgia at the Mimsie Lanier Center for Native Plant Studies. Be among the first to shop among the thousands of native plants offered at our annual native plant sale and receive expert advice from staff and experienced volunteers. Relax and talk about plants with other native plant enthusiasts at a casual reception with hors d’oeuvres and beverages. Proceeds support the center’s conservation efforts.
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Connect to Protect Native Plant Sale

Date: 03 October 2019 - 03 October 2019
Time: 4:00-6:00 PM
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Location: The State Botanical Garden of Georgia
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SIX DAYS of plant-shopping among 150+ plant species native to Georgia is happening behind-the-scenes at the Mimsie Lanier Center for Native Plant Studies, State Botanical Garden of Georgia. These are plants chosen for their hardiness, beauty, and value to pollinators. Native plant experts can guide your selections and inspire you to try new species. All of our plants are grown here at the garden, the majority from locally collected seeds, and all without harmful chemicals. Find plants that suppo

Connect to Protect Native Plant Sale

Date: 04 October 2019 - 04 October 2019
Time: 4:00-6:00 PM
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Location: The State Botanical Garden of Georgia
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SIX DAYS of plant-shopping among 150+ plant species native to Georgia is happening behind-the-scenes at the Mimsie Lanier Center for Native Plant Studies, State Botanical Garden of Georgia. These are plants chosen for their hardiness, beauty, and value to pollinators. Native plant experts can guide your selections and inspire you to try new species. All of our plants are grown here at the garden, the majority from locally collected seeds, and all without harmful chemicals. Find plants that suppo

Connect to Protect Native Plant Sale

Date: 05 October 2019 - 05 October 2019
Time: 9:00 AM- Noon
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Location: The State Botanical Garden of Georgia
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SIX DAYS of plant-shopping among 150+ plant species native to Georgia is happening behind-the-scenes at the Mimsie Lanier Center for Native Plant Studies, State Botanical Garden of Georgia. These are plants chosen for their hardiness, beauty, and value to pollinators. Native plant experts can guide your selections and inspire you to try new species. All of our plants are grown here at the garden, the majority from locally collected seeds, and all without harmful chemicals. Find plants that suppo

Trees Atlanta Annual Tree Sale

Date: 05 October 2019 - 05 October 2019
Time: 8:00AM - 2:00PM
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Location: Freedom Farmers' Market at the Carter Center
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The 20th Annual Tree Sale will feature over 1,500 of the best native and exotic trees and plants available – including over 200 species of trees, shrubs, native perennials, and tree-friendly vines that make up every layer of our urban forest, canopy to ground.

Experts and certified arborists will be on-site to help you with selection and placement. All proceeds benefit Trees Atlanta’s planting programs.

Advanced Japanese Maple Pruning & Workshop

Date: 05 October 2019 - 05 October 2019
Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm
Cost: $39 (members $34)
Location: Atlanta Botanical Garden
Phone: (404) 591-1543

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A hands-on workshop on how to successfully prune your Japanese maple. This class continues to explore the art of aesthetic pruning emphasizing the essence of a tree, the focal point tree and form enhancement.

“Composting at Home” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 07 October 2019 - 07 October 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:

Compost consists of partially decomposed organic matter that is essential for healthy soil but is normally missing in our red clay. Learn how you can create your own compost from commonly available materials. This class will cover the major steps involved, required ingredients, hot vs cold composting, various methods you can use and additional considerations. And, learn about Vermiculture compost.

“Composting at Home” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 08 October 2019 - 08 October 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:

Compost consists of partially decomposed organic matter that is essential for healthy soil but is normally missing in our red clay. Learn how you can create your own compost from commonly available materials. This class will cover the major steps involved, required ingredients, hot vs cold composting, various methods you can use and additional considerations. And, learn about Vermiculture compost.

“Composting at Home” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 09 October 2019 - 09 October 2019
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Alpharetta: Public Works Department, 1790 Hembree Rd, Alpharetta, GA
Phone: (678) 310-0873

Details:

Compost consists of partially decomposed organic matter that is essential for healthy soil but is normally missing in our red clay. Learn how you can create your own compost from commonly available materials. This class will cover the major steps involved, required ingredients, hot vs cold composting, various methods you can use and additional considerations. And, learn about Vermiculture compost.

Connect to Protect Native Plant Sale

Date: 10 October 2019 - 10 October 2019
Time: 4:00-6:00 PM
Cost:
Location: The State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Phone:

Details:

SIX DAYS of plant-shopping among 150+ plant species native to Georgia is happening behind-the-scenes at the Mimsie Lanier Center for Native Plant Studies, State Botanical Garden of Georgia. These are plants chosen for their hardiness, beauty, and value to pollinators. Native plant experts can guide your selections and inspire you to try new species. All of our plants are grown here at the garden, the majority from locally collected seeds, and all without harmful chemicals. Find plants that suppo

Create A Garden To Support Birds

Date: 10 October 2019 - 10 October 2019
Time: 6:00AM-7:30PM
Cost: Free
Location: Hall County Extension Office, 734 East Crescent Drive, Gainesville, GA 30501
Phone: (770) 535-8293

Details:

This free class covers how to plan a garden to benefit birds and other wildlife, which plants are bird friendly, and tips for supporting birds in the fall and winter. Gardeners of all experience levels welcome! Registration required.

Connect to Protect Native Plant Sale

Date: 11 October 2019 - 11 October 2019
Time: 4:00-6:00 PM
Cost:
Location: The State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Phone:

Details:

SIX DAYS of plant-shopping among 150+ plant species native to Georgia is happening behind-the-scenes at the Mimsie Lanier Center for Native Plant Studies, State Botanical Garden of Georgia. These are plants chosen for their hardiness, beauty, and value to pollinators. Native plant experts can guide your selections and inspire you to try new species. All of our plants are grown here at the garden, the majority from locally collected seeds, and all without harmful chemicals. Find plants that suppo

Connect to Protect Native Plant Sale

Date: 12 October 2019 - 12 October 2019
Time: 9:00 AM- Noon
Cost:
Location: The State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Phone:

Details:

SIX DAYS of plant-shopping among 150+ plant species native to Georgia is happening behind-the-scenes at the Mimsie Lanier Center for Native Plant Studies, State Botanical Garden of Georgia. These are plants chosen for their hardiness, beauty, and value to pollinators. Native plant experts can guide your selections and inspire you to try new species. All of our plants are grown here at the garden, the majority from locally collected seeds, and all without harmful chemicals.

“All About Bulbs” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 14 October 2019 - 14 October 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:

Early spring-flowering bulbs add color and interest after the long winter. November and December are the best times to plant daffodils in Georgia. We will discuss bed preparation, the importance of drainage, planting, and maintenance. While we will concentrate on daffodils, we will also cover other bulbs that should be planted in spring and summer for additional interest.

“All About Bulbs” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 15 October 2019 - 15 October 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:

Early spring-flowering bulbs add color and interest after the long winter. November and December are the best times to plant daffodils in Georgia. We will discuss bed preparation, the importance of drainage, planting, and maintenance. While we will concentrate on daffodils, we will also cover other bulbs that should be planted in spring and summer for additional interest.

How to Reduce Your Yard Work While Saving The Birds!

Date: 21 October 2019 - 21 October 2019
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: FREE
Location: Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044
Phone: (678) 377-4010

Details:

Approximately 1 in 4 birds have disappeared from our U.S. landscape in a mere half century. In this Gwinnett Master Gardener presentation, Margaret Molyson addresses how increasing native plant areas in home lawns reduces the time and money spent on yard maintenance, while more importantly, supports conservation of our dwindling bird population. Everyone is welcome to bring a covered dish to share for a potluck dinner at 6:30pm or just arrive in time for the program which begins promptly at 7pm

Support Honey Bees In Your Home Garden

Date: 24 October 2019 - 24 October 2020
Time: 6:00PM-7:30PM
Cost: Free
Location: Hall County Extension Office, 734 East Crescent Drive, Gainesville, GA 30501
Phone: (770) 535-8293

Details:

This free class covers how to protect bee habitat, what to plant to support bees, basics of beekeeping. Gardeners of all experience levels welcome! Registration required.

Garden Symposium Presented by the Hall County Master Gardeners

Date: 26 October 2019 - 26 October 2019
Time: 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Cost: $10 Non-Refundable
Location: East Hall Community Center, 3911 P Davidson Road, Gainesville, GA 30507
Phone: (770) 535-8293

Details:

Two speakers and two breakout sessions:
– 10:00 am Keynote Speaker Dr. Jennifer Cruse-Sanders,
Native Pollinators in the State Botanical Garden
– 11:00 Two Breakout Sessions
Kacey Cloues – Tools & Techniques for Anxiety-Free Pruning
Beth & John Thomson – Close Encounters of the Bird Kind
– 11:45 Sandra Sandefur – Made in the Shade
Registration form online. Registration deadline is October 20.
Doors open at 9:30 for social time, check-in, coffee, tea, water, breakfast items.

“Fall in Georgia – The Best Time to Plant Trees and Shrubs ” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 28 October 2019 - 28 October 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:

While many of us get energized to improve our yards and gardens in the spring, fall is the best time in Georgia to plant shrubs and trees. Most shrubs and trees will do better when they have the opportunity to get established over the winter. This class will cover planting trees, preparing soil for ornamentals, selecting shrubs for desired location, planting/moving shrubs, and mulching, watering and fertilizing.

“Fall in Georgia – The Best Time to Plant Trees and Shrubs ” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 29 October 2019 - 29 October 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:

While many of us get energized to improve our yards and gardens in the spring, fall is the best time in Georgia to plant shrubs and trees. Most shrubs and trees will do better when they have the opportunity to get established over the winter. This class will cover planting trees, preparing the soil for ornamentals, selecting shrubs for the desired location, planting/moving shrubs, and mulching, watering and fertilizing.

“Fall in Georgia – The Best Time to Plant Trees and Shrubs ” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 30 October 2019 - 30 October 2019
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Alpharetta: City Hall, 2 Park Plaza, Multi-purpose room, Alpharetta, GA
Phone: (678) 310-0873

Details:

While many of us get energized to improve our yards and gardens in the spring, fall is the best time in Georgia to plant shrubs and trees. Most shrubs and trees will do better when they have the opportunity to get established over the winter. This class will cover planting trees, preparing the soil for ornamentals, selecting shrubs for the desired location, planting/moving shrubs, and mulching, watering and fertilizing.