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GARDENING EVENTS FOR April 2015

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Diva Day – Wine Glass Painting

Date: 02 April 2015 - 02 April 2015
Time: 1 pm
Cost: $30 per person
Location: 4256 Earney Rd, Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone: (770)442-3901

Details:

Autumn Hill Nursery in Woodstock is offering a fun Diva Day workshop.Join us for our First Diva Day. Just like our ‘Ladies Night Out’ but during the day and we will have just as much FUN! We will be doing a Wine Glass Painting class. You will create a beautiful glass that you will take home. Cost: $30. Must RSVP – Space limited. Refreshments provided.

Hall County Master Gardeners’ Spring Expo

Date: 03 April 2015 - 04 April 2015
Time: Fri. 8:30 am - 5:00pm Sat. 8:30am - 4:00pm
Cost:
Location: Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center, 1855 Calvary Church Road, Gainesville, Ga 30507
Phone:

Details:

Hall County Master Gardeners’ Spring Expo…

You won’t want to miss our fabulous 13th annual plant sale!

Native Plants, Trees and Shrubs, Garden Goods, Expert Speakers, Perennials… door prizes!

Covered venue – rain or shine, $2.00 admission per adult, FREE parking, food available,
NO pets allowed

For more information call 770 – 535 – 8293 or visit our web site: hallmastergardeners.com

How to Create a Topsy Turvy Planter

Date: 03 April 2015 - 03 May 2015
Time: 1 pm
Cost: FREE
Location: 100 pea ridge rd, canton ga
Phone: (770)345-5252

Details:

Autumn Hill Nursery is offering a FREE demonstration – – How to create a Topsy Turvy Planter – Enjoy a Sunday afternoon learning to create a goofy planter that you can grow herbs or annuals in. Materials available for sale. RSVP – Free Demonstration

Spring Native Plant Sale 2015 at the Chattahoochee Nature Center’s Green House

Date: 03 April 2015 - 11 April 2015
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Cost: free
Location: Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell, GA - 770-992-2055
Phone: (770)992-2055

Details:

Friday, April 3, 10am -7pm Extended hours!
Saturday, April 4, 10am – 5pm
Friday, April 10, 10am – 5pm
Saturday, April 11, 10am – 5pm
Native Plants are more than just beautiful flowers! They add diversity, attract native insects, feed birds and mammals, and are easy to care for!!! Invite spring to your garden. Plants for every situation—from full sun to full shade! Herbs and Veggies for the Edible Garden! Horticulturists and Master Gardeners on site to answer your plant questions!

Spring Native Plant Sale 2015 at the Chattahoochee Nature Center’s Green House

Date: 03 April 2015 - 11 April 2015
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Cost: free
Location: Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell, GA - 770-992-2055
Phone: (770)992-2055

Details:

Friday, April 3, 10am -7pm Extended hours!
Saturday, April 4, 10am – 5pm
Friday, April 10, 10am – 5pm
Saturday, April 11, 10am – 5pm
Native Plants are more than just beautiful flowers! They add diversity, attract native insects, feed birds and mammals, and are easy to care for!!! Invite spring to your garden. Plants for every situation—from full sun to full shade! Herbs and Veggies for the Edible Garden! Horticulturists and Master Gardeners on site to answer your plant questions!

Garden Workshops at the Chattahoochee Nature Center

Date: 03 April 2015 - 03 April 2015
Time: 10:30 am to 7:00 pm
Cost:
Location: Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell, GA - 770-992-2055
Phone: (770)992-2055

Details:

Backyard Veggies with Katie Gibson, 10:30 – 11:30am (Included with General Admission)
Insects in the Garden: Henning von Schmeling, 1 – 2:30pm (Included with General Admission)
Hypertufa Container Creation with Lee Culver, Cobb County Master Gardener and CNC Volunteer ($25 General Public/$20 CNC Members; Ages 16+; Registration Required by March 27. Advance Registration Required at 770-992-2055 x237 or scheduling@chattnaturecenter.org)

Annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt

Date: 04 April 2015 - 04 April 2015
Time: 9:00 am- 6:00 pm
Cost: FREE
Location: 100 pea ridge rd, canton ga
Phone: (770)345-5252

Details:

Autumn Hill Nursery in Canton is hosting an Adult Easter Egg Hunt. Why should only the kids have fun? Come enjoy a day of hunting, hunting for your discount that is. Eggs contain discounts for your day’s purchases.

Plant Taxonomy (Core Course)

Date: 04 April 2015 - 04 April 2015
Time: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Cost: $105
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia - Visitor Center, Classroom 2
Phone: (706)542-6156

Details:

Taxonomy is the branch of science that names and classifies plants, animals, fungi, microbes, etc. Using data from genetics, biochemistry, physiology, and morphology (observations of leaves, flowers, roots, etc.), a plant taxonomist analyses this information to reveal groupings, relationships, and ultimately names. Simple dissection and observation of plant parts can quickly reveal the identity of most species. We shall turn to the world of plant morphology during this course. Our goals are to

Full Moon Hike Series

Date: 04 April 2015 - 04 April 2015
Time: 8:00-9:30 pm
Cost: $5/person or $15/family
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia - Meet at Fountain in front of Visitor Center
Phone: (706)542-6156

Details:

Come see nature come alive at night this spring! Each walk will focus on a different topic such as the moon, constellations, or nocturnal creatures. Bring family and friends of all ages along to enjoy the mysterious world of nature at night! Be prepared to hike up to 2 miles on our wooded trails and in the garden. If you have young children or infants, a backpack carrier is suggested. Pre-Registration is required.

Back to Your Roots Farm Fair

Date: 04 April 2015 - 04 April 2015
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Cost: Included with General admission: $6 for Child/$10 Adult/$7 Seniors 65+/$7 Students 13-18/Free CNC Members & Kids 2 and under.
Location: Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell, GA
Phone: (770)992-2055

Details:

Sponsored by Captain Planet Foundation, the AJC and the City of Roswell
Get back to your roots at the Chattahoochee Nature Center and enjoy the first days of spring as we celebrate Earth Month while playing in the dirt! We’re putting together a brand new event focused on family fun and farm fundamentals. Learn about the farm-to-table movement and meet….
· Farm Animals from Farmer Sue’s The Art Barn
· Listen to Live Bluegrass Music
· Explore the Unity Garden

Not Your Mama’s Garden

Date: 04 April 2015 - 04 April 2015
Time: 10:00 am -4:00 pm
Cost: 15.00
Location: Eatonton, Georgia
Phone: (478)452-6968

Details:

Oconee Area Citizen Advocacy is set to host its fourth annual “Not Your Mama’s Garden Tour” on Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Eatonton. This year’s tour, sponsored by Eatonton Main Street, will continue its tradition of offering special features in addition to a nice variety of home gardens and landscapes. This year will feature Butterflies & Blooms in the Briar Patch, a native butterfly larval host plant habitat located in Eatonton, Ga.

Lights anyone? Bottle Etching and Lighting

Date: 09 April 2015 - 09 April 2015
Time: 6:30 pm
Cost: $25 per person
Location: 100 pea ridge rd, canton ga
Phone: (770)345-5252

Details:

Create your own lighting look in your garden or your kitchen with wine bottles. Learn to etch and insert lights to enhance any part of your home. Come and enjoy an evening of fun and relaxation. RSVP

Forsyth County Master Gardener Plant and Garden Event

Date: 10 April 2015 - 11 April 2015
Time: 8:00AM-4:00PM
Cost: free
Location: 235 Castleberry Road, Cumming, GA 30040
Phone: (770)887-2418

Details:

The 18th annual Forsyth County Master Gardeners Plant and Garden Event takes place at “The
Barn” on the Cumming Fairgrounds. High quality vendors from several states and our local area will offer interesting varieties of annuals, perennials, native plants, ornamentals, trees and garden related items for sale. Free presentations throughout the day. Master Gardeners are available to answer all your gardening questions. Funds support demonstration gardens and county wide gardening projects.

Friends First Friday: Big, Bold and Bodacious – Jurassic Park Gardening

Date: 10 April 2015 - 10 April 2015
Time: 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Cost: $12.00
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia - Visitor Center Downstairs
Phone: (706)542-9353

Details:

Barbie Colvin of Milledgeville is an amazing gardener with an amazing garden. Part of what makes her garden unique is the way she celebrates plants with massive foliage – huge leaves that draw your attention. These plants can add drama or a tropical feel to your garden. Come get inspired – and breakfast! This monthly event includes a full breakfast and an opportunity to meet new people while learning about the Garden, gardening or garden history. Please make your reservation by April 8.

Turn Your Gook into Gold Composting 101

Date: 11 April 2015 - 11 April 2015
Time: 11:00 AM
Cost: FREE
Location: 4256 Earney Rd, Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone: (770)442-3901

Details:

Learn the science behind composting, and tricks to being successful at turning table scraps into soil. RSVP

Miniature Garden Workshop with a Vegetable Garden Theme

Date: 11 April 2015 - 11 April 2015
Time: 11:00 AM
Cost: $15 materials cost
Location: 4256 Earney Rd, Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone: (770)442-3901

Details:

Join the fun while creating your own vegetable garden themed miniature garden. RSVP – $15 Material cost includes pot, soil, moss and 3 Itty Bitty Plants. Miniature garden add-ons available at an additional cost.

Plantapalooza

Date: 11 April 2015 - 11 April 2015
Time: 8:00AM - 2:00Pm
Cost:
Location: 220 W. Green Street, Athens Ga
Phone: (770)298-9151

Details:

ATHENS: Triple Plant Sale. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 8am to 2pm. Come to Athens for Plantapalooza! – three large plant sales. Locations are: State Botanical Garden of Georgia (2450 South Milledge Avenue – includes a native plant sale), The UGA Horticulture Club (the intersection Riverbend Road and College Station Road), The Trial Gardens at UGA (220 West Green) no credit cards accepted at this location). Admission is FREE. All participants will receive a stamped special card to use at nurseries

5th Annual PLANTAPALOOZA!

Date: 11 April 2015 - 10 April 2015
Time: 8:00AM - 2:00PM
Cost:
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, 2450 S. Milledge Ave, Athens, GA 30605
Phone: (706)542-6014

Details:

Athens is known as a gardening destination year-round, but when three University of Georgia entities have plant sales Athens will be the place for gardeners to be! Sales are from 8 am to 2 pm at The State Botanical Garden of Georgia at 2450 S. Milledge Avenue, The Trial Gardens at UGA at 220 W. Green Street, and the UGA Horticulture Club at the intersection of College Station Road and Riverbend Road. Each sale offers a different experience.

Spring Wildflowers of the Granite Outcrops of Georgia (Elective)

Date: 11 April 2015 - 11 April 2015
Time: 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Cost: $50
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia - Visitor Center, Classroom 2
Phone: (706)542-6156

Details:

Georgia is home to 90% of the Southeastern Piedmont’s granite outcrops, one of the most endangered and botanically interesting natural communities in the US. Students will be introduced to the ecology and plants of granite outcrops during classroom time. We will then visit Rock and Shoals Natural Area to learn to identify the species in the field and to observe the ecological processes that create and maintain granite outcrops.

Tweak Your Yard Days

Date: 11 April 2015 - 11 April 2015
Time: 9am - 5pm
Cost: $25 per half hour
Location: 4256 Earney Rd, Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone: (770)442-3901

Details:

Come meet at Autumn Hill Nursery with one of our designers to plan that perfect little spot in the back yard, redo along the front of your house, or design the perennial garden you have been dreaming of. This is your chance to get professional help without laying out a lot of dough. Bring photos and rough measurements. Please limit the area to about 500 sq ft. $25 Fee for ½ hr appt. You will also receive a 20% discount on all plants purchsed that day only. Call to schedule appt.

Coweta County Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale

Date: 11 April 2015 - 11 April 2015
Time: 8:30 AM-1 PM
Cost:
Location: Coweta County Fairgrounds Agriculture Building, 275 Pine Road, Newnan
Phone: (770)254-2620

Details:

The Coweta County MGEVs have been planting tomatoes and peppers, herbs and flowers for your garden this spring. Shoppers will also find a good selection of trees and shrubs. All proceeds benefit Extension education programs. Great prices on plants!

2015 Chieftains Herb & Plant Sale

Date: 11 April 2015 - 12 April 2015
Time: Saturday: 8am-4pm; Sunday-12pm-3pm
Cost: Free entry
Location: Coosa Valley Fairgrounds, 1400 Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Rome, GA 30161
Phone: (706)291-9494

Details:

For over 30 years, the Chieftains Herb & Plant Sale has marked the arrival of spring in Rome, Georgia. Held at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds in Floyd County, the sale features 30+ varieties of herbs, along with beautiful organic vegetables and unique heirloom and native plants. All proceeds benefit Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home, a certified site on the National Trail of Tears and a National Historic Landmark.

Georgia Iris Society Meeting

Date: 11 April 2015 - 11 April 2015
Time: 2:00-4:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: Barbara Loar Northlake Library
Phone: (678) 583-8603

Details:

The Georgia Iris Society will meet on Saturday, April 11 at 2pm at Barbara Loar Northlake Library, 3772 Lavista Road, Tucker, GA 404 679 4408.
Ken Duke, GIS member, Master Judge and Landscape Designer will present “How to prepare irises for the Spring show”. Join us for beautification, education and recreation. Our meetings are free and all are welcome. For more information contact Kathy Blackwell 678 583 8603

Azalea Chapter ARS Plant Sale and Show

Date: 11 April 2015 - 11 April 2015
Time: 8:00AM- 4:00PM
Cost: Free admission
Location: Oak Grove United Methodist Church, 1722 Oak Grove Road, Decatur, GA 30033
Phone: (770) 262-6491

Details:

Regionally Grown Native Azaleas, Evergreen Azaleas, Rhododendrons, Camellias, Mt. Laurel and Companion Plants will be sold.

Roswell Azalea Festival

Date: 11 April 2015 - 20 April 2015
Time: 9:00AM-9:00PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Venues throughout Historic Roswell
Phone: (770) 640-3253

Details:

The First Annual Roswell Azalea Festival will run April 11 – 20. Events will take place throughout Roswell as organizers prepare to pay tribute to the azalea which is a heat and drought tolerant plant native to Georgia. For events and details visit www.roswellazaleafestival.com

General Meeting and Spring Plant Auction

Date: 11 April 2015 - 11 April 2015
Time: 11:30AM - 3:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: Bellmere Garden House,10777 Bell Road, Duluth, GA.
Phone: (678) 353-6689

Details:

April 11, 2015 the Georgia Hosta Society will be having a Spring Plant Auction.
There will be a lot of really nice Hostas up for grabs as well as other companion plants. We’re excited over a donation from Don Dean, President of the American Hosta Society. One in particular is for one of his originator stock Hostas. Depending on the price we get for the certificate, he will send a Hosta greater than the price we get.

Mountain Shadow Garden Club Meeting—Spring Flower Arranging

Date: 13 April 2015 - 13 April 2015
Time: 7:30
Cost: Free
Location: Eastminster Presbyterian Church, Founders Hall, 5801 Hugh Howell Road, Stone Mountain, GA 30087
Phone: (404) 641-8633

Details:

Floral designer Marty Hillman will be the featured speaker for Mountain Shadow Garden Club on Monday evening, April 13. She has extensive experience and operated her own floral and event business for many years. Her clients have included banks and corporate settings as well as private homes. Arrangements for weddings and parties have been her main focus.
The program is open to men and women of all ages. For more information, contact club president Jeff Raines at 404-641-8633.

Gardeners’ Night Out – Meeting the Challenge of Gardening in the Shade

Date: 14 April 2015 - 14 April 2015
Time: 700-800pm
Cost: free
Location: South Cobb Regional Library - 805 Clay Rd, Mableton
Phone: (770)528-4070

Details:

Learn how to bring color and texture to the shady areas of your garden

Gwinnett Technical College’s Spring 2015 Plant Sale

Date: 14 April 2015 - 16 April 2015
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
Cost:
Location: Building 600/Greenhouse at GTC, 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Phone:

Details:

Come stock up on annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees at our Spring Plant Sale! Cash or check preferred: credit card users must go through the Business Office in Building 100. All proceeds go back into the Horticulture Program at GTC. Edible Sale with herbs and vegetables will be May 5-7, 2015

Medicinal Salves

Date: 15 April 2015 - 15 April 2015
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00AM
Cost: $24
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia - Visitor Center, Classroom 2
Phone: (706)542-6156

Details:

A salve is a medical ointment used to soothe various ailments. Salves can treat headaches, joint inflammation, bruising, respiratory problems, mood disorders and more. This class will cover making herbal infused oils, base oils for salve making and appropriate herbs and essential oils to treat various symptoms. The class will begin with a walk through the herb and physic garden. Enjoy herbal tea and herbal butter and bread as the instructors introduce the craft of salve making.

Bake / Plant Sale Anne Hathay Garden Club

Date: 15 April 2015 - 15 April 2015
Time: 9am-1pm
Cost:
Location: Marietta Educational Garden Center 505 Kennesaw Ave Marietta GA 30060
Phone:

Details:

Rain or shine

Come early for the best selection in home made baked good such as cookies, cakes and breads- something for everyone!

There will be plants from Garden Members own gardens – proven success for this area!

Choose plants for sun and shade, especially hosta, helleborus and hydrangea
Also featured will be heirloom tomato and vegetable plants grown from seed, ready for your garden.
This is a fundraising event for the club

Norcross Garden Club Plant Sale and Brown Bag Raffle

Date: 17 April 2015 - 18 April 2015
Time: 9:00AM - 6:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: 33 College St. Norcross, GA.
Phone:

Details:

Please join us at our annual plant sale. There will be a large selection of pass-along plants included, those that have been so successful in our own southern gardens. Take advantage of our expertise!

Spring Family Hiking

Date: 18 April 2015 - 18 April 2015
Time: 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Cost: $5/person or $15/family
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia - Meet at Fountain in front of Visitor Center
Phone: (706)542-6156

Details:

Join Education Staff, Andie Bisceglia, for a family hike this spring! Search for spring ephemeral wildflowers, spot salamanders in our forest stream, and enjoy a beautiful morning outside. Bring along friends and family of all ages. Wear comfortable clothing, sturdy shoes, and get ready to explore! (Recommended that children are at least 5 years old).

Georgia Native Plant Society Spring Plant Sale

Date: 18 April 2015 - 18 April 2015
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Location: McFarlane Nature Park 276 Farm Road Southeast, Marietta, GA 30067
Phone:

Details:

Location: McFarlane Nature Park
276 Farm Road Southeast, Marietta, GA 30067

Featured plants include native azaleas with several new cultivars and hybrids, many of which are not ‘easy’ to find. There will be a large selection of trees, shrubs, sun and shade perennials, and wildlife host plants. Plants for sale have been rescued from different sites within the state of Georgia, donated, or purchased from local nurseries. Many plants are neonicotinoids free and safe for pollinators.

Atlanta Koi Club Koi Auction and Plant Sale

Date: 18 April 2015 - 17 April 2015
Time: 9:00 am until approx 3:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Coastal Pond Supply, 2110 Tucker Industrial Road, Tucker, GA 30084
Phone: (404) 754-8637

Details:

This is our annual koi and goldfish auction, open to all fish lovers. Aquatic and other plants, equipment and miscellaneous will be available. Lunch will be served. This event is held rain or shine. Our host will be Coastal Pond Supply, 2110 Tucker Industrial Road, Tucker, GA 30084

Trees Atlanta’s 3rd Annual Native Wildflower and Vine Sale

Date: 18 April 2015 - 18 April 2015
Time: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Freedom Farmers’ Market at The Carter Center. 453 Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
Phone: (404) 681-4898

Details:

The selection showcases the native perennial wildflowers that are planted on the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail. Included are great bird-and-butterfly-friendly species such as milkweed, native lilies, aster, jack-in–the-pulpit, and goldenrod.

We’ll have many species of vines, ferns, and grasses for sale, too. Trees Atlanta staff members will be on hand to provide advice on plant selection and placement.

All proceeds benefit Trees Atlanta’s youth education program.

Rose Gardening for Beginners

Date: 19 April 2015 - 19 April 2015
Time: 1 pm
Cost: FREE
Location: 100 pea ridge rd, canton ga
Phone: (770)345-5252

Details:

Autumn Hill Nursery is offering a workshop on Rose Gardening for Beginners – Many of us have difficulty growing roses, come find out the dos and don’ts about growing roses. Participants will enjoy a discount on roses. RSVP – Cost: Free

Establishing and Growing Perennials

Date: 21 April 2015 - 21 April 2015
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cost: free
Location: Bill Johnson Community Activity Building, Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Rd, Roswell, GA 30075
Phone: (770) 641-3760

Details:

This class will help you get started, as well as offer information to help your perennials prosper, including: understanding your site conditions; soil preparation; planting and dividing; mulching, watering, fertilizing and weed control; pinching and deadheading; selecting perennials and choosing easily grown varieties.

Class is run by UGA Fulton Co. Ext and N Fulton Master Gardeners. Register online at www.roswellgov.com, Rec Program Registration (Activity 52020) or stop by Community Bldg.

Georgia Review’s 7th Annual Earth Day Program

Date: 22 April 2015 - 22 April 2015
Time: 7:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia - Day Chapel
Phone: (706)542-6156

Details:

Award-winning writer and environmental activist Gary Ferguson will be the speaker for The Georgia Review’s seventh annual Earth Day program in the Day Chapel at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, with a reception to follow. Ferguson’s talk is open to the public free of charge, but seating in the chapel is limited and people should plan to arrive early; selected copies of Ferguson’s books, and copies of The Georgia Review, will be available for purchase both before and after his presentation.

Flower Arranging Unit 5: Creative and Miniature Design

Date: 22 April 2015 - 22 April 2015
Time: 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Cost: $45
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia - Visitor Center, Gardenside Room
Phone: (706)542-6156

Details:

Unit 5 focuses on Creative Miniature Design. Upon completion of all five units, students will be awarded the Basic Design Certificate from The Garden Club of Georgia. Courses do not need to be completed in order. Participants will be provided with a list of materials to bring to class. Limited to 20 participants. Priority will be given to those participants who have completed Units 1-4.

Establishing and Growing Perennials

Date: 22 April 2015 - 22 April 2015
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cost: free
Location: Alpharetta Engineering/Public Works Dept, 1790 Hembree Rd, Alpharetta, GA 30009
Phone: (678) 297-6200

Details:

This class will help you get started, as well as offer information to help your perennials prosper, including: understanding your site conditions; soil preparation; planting and dividing; mulching, watering, fertilizing and weed control; pinching and deadheading; selecting perennials and choosing easily grown varieties.

This class is run by the UGA Fulton County Extension, North Fulton Master Gardeners and the Alpharetta Natural Resources Commission. To register, call (678) 297-6200.

Lady’s Night Out – Paint Your Own Garden Sign

Date: 23 April 2015 - 23 April 2015
Time: 6:30 pm
Cost: $15 per person
Location: 4256 Earney Rd, Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone: (770)442-3901

Details:

Autumn Hill Nursery is offering Lady’s Night Out – Paint Your Own Garden Sign. You’ve seen all those cute garden signs. Now come create your own to fit your garden.
Cost: $15. Must RSVP – Space limited. Refreshments provided.

Plant Sale and Garden Fair

Date: 24 April 2015 - 25 April 2015
Time: 1000am - 400pm
Cost: free
Location: Jim Miller Park, 2245 Callaway, Marietta
Phone: (770)528-4070

Details:

Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County annual plant sale and garden fair: all kinds of plants and items related to gardening will be for sale.

Garden Faire

Date: 25 April 2015 - 25 April 2015
Time: 9:00am to 3:00pm
Cost: none
Location: Historic Bulloch Hall, 180 Bulloch Avenue, Roswell, GA 30076
Phone: (770)992-1731

Details:

The North Fulton Master Gardeners present Garden Faire. Everyone is welcome! We have a pass-along plant sale. These are plants that we have propagated from our own gardens – everything you can imagine – tried-and-trued, heirloom and some unusual plants. On the great lawn we have vendors offering specialty plants, tools, garden stuff, art, food, and life enhancing products. Speakers share inspiring gardening information. Food trucks, bake sale, and fleatique round out the festive day.

Junior Beekeeper Day

Date: 25 April 2015 - 25 April 2015
Time: 10-3 approximate time
Cost: $25
Location: Dunwoody Nature Center, 5343 Roberts Dr, Dunwoody, GA 30338
Phone: (770)394-5051

Details:

Metro Atlanta Beekeepers Association (501C3) will be holding their one-day Junior Beekeeper Program and would love to have your children and students attend.
The children (ages 6-13*) are welcome to participate in a live beehive inspection**, which includes “suiting up” with veil, bee suit, gloves, etc., a creative activity, watching a slideshow presentation about honey bees, helping with honey extraction, honey tasting, & show and tell.
We cater our 1-day programs to suit the age group.

Yoga in the Garden

Date: 25 April 2015 - 25 April 2015
Time: 10:00 am
Cost: $10 per person
Location: 100 pea ridge rd, canton ga
Phone: (770)345-5252

Details:

Autumn Hill Nursery is offering Yoga in the Garden – What can be more relaxing than hearing the birds sing, a light breeze and a warm sun to start your day? Come join us and start your day relaxed. RSVP – Cost: $10.00

Container Garden Workshop

Date: 25 April 2015 - 25 April 2015
Time: 11:00 AM
Cost: $25 per person
Location: 4256 Earney Rd, Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone: (770)442-3901

Details:

Autumn Hill Nursery is offering a workshop titled: Container Garden Workshop – Spring is HERE! Time to make a beautiful Spring Container Garden. Sun or shade, we have the right plants for you. Cost: $25. Must RSVP

Say No to Bland Cooking!

Date: 25 April 2015 - 25 April 2015
Time: 1 pm
Cost: FREE
Location: 4256 Earney Rd, Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone: (770)442-3901

Details:

Autumn Hill Nursery is offering a workshop titled: Say No to Bland Cooking – Home Appétit Cooking Demonstration. Come, smell, taste the exquisite food created with the spices and oils from Home Appétit. Please RSVP – Cost: Free

5th Annual Half-Moon Outfitters Cherokee Rose 5K Trail Race

Date: 25 April 2015 - 25 April 2015
Time: 9:00 AM
Cost: $25
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, 2450 S. Milledge Ave, Athens, GA 30605
Phone: (706)548-7225

Details:

This is the only race that is run on the Garden’s trails. Register at the Athens location of Half-Moon Outfitters, call 706-548-7225 or email athens@halfmoonoutfitters.com, or register online http://go-greenevents.com/CherokeeRose5K.

Botanical Watercolor Illustration

Date: 25 April 2015 - 25 April 2015
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: $75
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia - Visitor Center, Gardenside Room
Phone: (706)542-6156

Details:

Learn the gentle art of botanical watercolor illustration. Using a flower of your choice selected from the Garden, learn how to compose, sketch, and paint a botanical watercolor illustration. The class will focus on techniques and materials for execution of a lasting rendition. The workshop is appropriate for beginners as well as experienced artists. A materials list will be provided. Some supplies will be included. Bring your lunch or eat at Dondero’s Kitchen at the garden.

Mountain Shadow Garden Club Plant Sale

Date: 25 April 2015 - 25 April 2015
Time: 8:00 am to 2 pm
Cost: Plants priced to sell
Location: Eastminster Presbyterian Church, Stone Mountain
Phone: (770)923-9762

Details:

On Saturday, April 25, Mountain Shadow Garden Club will present a plant sale at Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 5801 Hugh Howell Road, Stone Mountain. This annual event will be in the parking area near Founders Hall, same as in past years. Come and check out the great selection of locally adapted perennials, annuals, shrubs, and much more. Club members with many years of experience in landscape and gardening work in this area will be on hand to help.
Contact Scott Uthlaut at 770-923-976

GEORGIA IRIS SOCIETY IRIS SHOW

Date: 25 April 2015 - 25 April 2015
Time: 11:00AM -4:00PM
Cost: free
Location: 1799 Lavista Road, Atlanta, Ga. 30329
Phone: (678) 583-8603

Details:

The Georgia Iris Society presents 2015 Iris Show “Around the World” at St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church, 1799 Lavista Road, Atlanta, Ga. 30329, Saturday, April 25, 11am-4pm
Admission free to the public.

Tabby and Tillandsia Garden Walk

Date: 25 April 2015 - 25 April 2015
Time: 10:00AM- 5:00 PM
Cost: $30 Advance, $35 Event Day
Location: St. Simons Island, GA
Phone: (912) 638-9808

Details:

Tour 6 private gardens on St. Simons Island, a “Fine Arts and Flowers” exhibit where arrangements interpret art, a plant sale and Southern Garden Party on the grounds of the 1800’s Hamilton Plantation where The Cassina Garden Club maintains and preserves 2 tabby slave cabins. (Rain date: Sunday, April 26 Noon – 6:00 PM)

Spring Bird Ramble

Date: 26 April 2015 - 26 April 2015
Time: 8:00 AM
Cost: Free
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia - Upper Parking Lot
Phone: (706)542-6156

Details:

Come join the Oconee Rivers Audubon Society for a morning bird walk at the Garden. Look and listen for our spring migrants. First time birding? No problem. ORAS members will help you spot and identify the feathery creatures. All birding levels are welcome. Bring binoculars if you have them. For more information, visit www.oconeeriversaudubon.org.

Georgia Iris Society Annual Iris Sale

Date: 26 April 2015 - 26 April 2015
Time: 1:00pm-5:00pm (or until sold out)
Cost: plants are individually priced.
Location: Bolton Garden, 1916 Idlewood Rd. Tucker, GA 30084
Phone: (678) 583-8603

Details:

Georgia Iris Society will host our annual iris sale on Sunday, April 26, 2015, Bolton Garden, 1916 Idlewood Road, Tucker, Ga. 30084 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm or until sold out. Irises are individually potted and priced.

Painting on Canvas 101 Spring Theme

Date: 30 April 2015 - 30 April 2015
Time: 6:30 pm
Cost: $30.00
Location: 100 pea ridge rd, canton ga
Phone: (770)345-5252

Details:

Autumn Hill Nursery is offering Painting on Canvas 101 – Spring Theme – Come spill your creative juices on canvas. This is a beginner class for those aspiring artists who want to bring their inner artist out. Share an evening of fun and relaxation. RSVP – Cost: $30.00