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GARDENING EVENTS FOR April 2020

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Hall County Master Gardeners Spring Garden Expo

Date: 03 April 2020 - 04 April 2020
Time: 8:30AM-5:00PM Friday; 8:30AM-4:00PM Saturday
Cost: $2 per adult, children free
Location: Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center, 1855 Calvary Church Road, Gainesville, GA 30507
Phone: (770) 535-8291

Details:

Spring Garden Expo has 50 garden type vendors from Georgia & neighbor states in open-air covered arena. Wide variety of annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, vegetable plants, crafts, art, and fun stuff! Speakers offer free sessions Four expert speakers offering free sessions on Creating a Backyard Wildlife Sanctuary,How to keep Rainwater Where it Falls, Japanese Maples Pruning Techniques, and Growing Wild Things in a Polite Neighborhood on Saturday. Two miles east of Exit 20 on 985-follow signs.

Spring Native Plant Sale

Date: 03 April 2020 - 04 April 2019
Time: 10 am - 5 pm
Cost: plant prices vary
Location: Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell, GA
Phone: (770) 992-2055

Details:

Attract butterflies, pollinators, birds and more to your garden by adding native plants. Going native provides a wealth of benefits to your space, including privacy, beauty, blossoms, food, and homes to our wide diversity of animals. Over 100 species of plants available, and Horticulturists and knowledgeable volunteers on site to help you plant the garden of your dreams. Herbs and veggies for the edible garden and more. Follow the signs to the greenhouse and enjoy the Spring Native Plant Sale.

“Container Gardening for Gardens, Patios, and Apartment Decks” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 07 April 2020 - 07 April 2020
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Bill Johnson Community Activity Building, Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Rd, Roswell, GA
Phone: (770) 630-8703

Details:

Containers with plants contribute additional color, form, texture, and variety to our gardens, patios, and apartment decks. With seasonal changes, they can also be used throughout the year. This class will cover types of plants to consider, choosing containers, soil requirements, selecting and arranging plants and regular care. If you have never had a patio or deck garden, now is an opportunity to learn how.

Georgia Iris Society meeting

Date: 11 April 2020 - 11 April 2020
Time: 2:00-4:00pm
Cost: free
Location: St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church, 1790 Lavista Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
Phone: (678) 471-2604

Details:

Ken Duke, Georgia Iris Society member, Master Judge, landscape designer and owner of Proterra Landscape will present “How to Prepare and Present your Iris Blooms for the Spring Show”
Join us for beautification, education and recreation. Our meetings are free to the public and all are welcome.
Door prizes and refreshments will be provided.

Georgia Iris Society meeting

Date: 11 April 2020 - 11 April 2020
Time: 2:00-4:00pm
Cost: free
Location: St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church, 1790 Lavista Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
Phone: (678) 778-2787

Details:

Georgia Iris Society Meeting scheduled for April 11 and April 25 Georgia Iris Society Iris Show and Sale have been canceled for the safety of our members and guests.

Oakland Cemetery Spring Plant Sale

Date: 11 April 2020 - 11 April 2020
Time: 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Cost:
Location: Oakland Cemetery
Phone: (404) 688-2107

Details:

Historic Oakland Foundation’s annual Spring Plant Sale returns Saturday, April 11. The Spring Plant Sale is free and open to the public, who can shop a wide selection from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Enjoy garden demonstrations and a “Green Elephant Sale” with quality vintage and gently-used garden and flower-related items.

Cash, check, and credit card accepted, and all proceeds from the sale benefit Oakland Cemetery’s gardens. Bring your own boxes or bags to transport purchases safely home.

Azalea Chapter Plant Sale

Date: 17 April 2020 - 18 April 2020
Time: 5 PM - 2PM next day
Cost: free
Location: Oak Grove Methodist parking lot 1722 Oak Grove Rd, Decatur, GA 30033-1232,
Phone:

Details:

Largest one day sale of Rhododendrons, native azaleas and evergreen azaleas in the South East. Lots of expert advice that will lead to a successful garden.

Norcross Garden Club Annual Plant Sale and Brown Bag Raffle

Date: 17 April 2020 - 18 April 2020
Time: 9am to 5pm
Cost: Varies
Location: 33 Collage Street Norcross, GA 30071
Phone:

Details:

For those in the know and for over twenty years, the Norcross Garden Club is THE place that offers fabulous plants for sale each year in April. Our members and their friends continue to provide great pass-along plants that are native to the Atlanta area.

This year we are partnering with the Norcross Community Market. A variety of vendors will offer local food choices, herbs, and fresh-from-the-garden greens and goodies.

21st Annual Cobb Master Gardener Plant Sale and Expo

Date: 17 April 2020 - 18 April 2020
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost: FREE
Location: Jim Miller Park, Equestrian Arena 2245 Callaway Road SW, Marietta, GA 30008
Phone: (413) 237-3190

Details:

Bigger and better than ever! 80+ vendors! Plants from azaleas to vegetables, including native and specialty plants. Plus, crafts, art, preserves, yard sale, furniture and more for you, your garden and home! Master Gardeners will be there to help and answer your gardening questions too! Click the link to see more. Rain or shine. Free admission and parking.

POSTPONED: Norcross Garden Club Plant Sale

Date: 17 April 2020 - 18 April 2020
Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Cost:
Location: 33 College Street Norcross, GA
Phone:

Details:

It is with a heavy heart due to recent global events that we announce the postponement of our Norcross Garden Club annual plant sale and brown bag raffle. Please visit our website for more information as it becomes available. Thank you in advance for your continued support.

21st Annual Master Gardener Plant Sale and Expo

Date: 17 April 2020 - 18 April 2020
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: Free!
Location: Jim Miller Park: 2245 Callaway Rd SW, Marietta, GA 30008
Phone: (770) 528-4070

Details:

Come join the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County as we showcase plants and crafts from Cobb County and beyond at our 21st Annual Plant Sale and Expo! There is something for everyone here – including native azaleas, unusual and unique plants, gardening accessories and yard art, furniture, feeders, jams and jellies, face painting for the kids, and so much more. We hope to see you there, rain or shine!

GNPS Spring Native Plant Sale

Date: 18 April 2020 - 18 April 2020
Time: 10:00AM-2:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: McFarlane Nature Park, Marietta, GA
Phone:

Details:

Join us for our Spring Plant Sale at McFarlane Nature Park in Marietta, Georgia from 10 am – 2 pm. We will have hundreds of native azaleas for sale as well as thousands of other native perennials for sun/shade, shrubs, trees, and vines. Volunteers will be on hand to help you make selections that work for your landscape.

2020 Annual Atlanta Koi Club Auction

Date: 18 April 2020 - 18 April 2020
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Coastal Pond Supply, 2110 Tucker Industrial Road, Tucker, GA 30084
Phone:

Details:

The Atlanta Koi Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting anyone with an interest in keeping koi. As an annual fundraiser, the club holds a fish auction. This outlet provides two functions:
* Members can offer their personal koi or goldfish, plants and pond equipment for sale
* Any interested party can purchase the fish, plants or pond equipment.
This is an open event, the public is invited to attend and bid on fish and purchase plants, equipment and supplies.

GNPS Spring Native Plant Sale

Date: 18 April 2020 - 18 April 2020
Time: 10:00AM-2:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: McFarlane Nature Park, Marietta, GA
Phone:

Details:

Our Spring Plant Sale will be at McFarlane Nature Park in Marietta this year on April 18, 2020. This is our usual location, with good parking and a beautiful native garden around us. As before, sale hours will be from 10 am to 2 pm. We’ll have thousands of plants at the sale, including approximately 500 native azaleas, plus many species of ferns, vines, perennials, shrubs, and trees – some of which can’t be found elsewhere because they were rescued. Come early for best selection.

Wild Gardening Festival

Date: 18 April 2020 - 21 April 2020
Time: 9am-3pm
Cost: $345
Location: National Butterfly Center, 3333 Butterfly Park Dr., Mission, TX 78572
Phone: (956) 583-5400

Details:

The Wild Gardening Festival is a practical and fun-filled adventure in #GoodHabitatForming. Our remarkable group of presenters are excited to share their knowledge and experience with gardeners, from newbie to naturalist-level. Attendees will experience a combination of classroom-style talks with traditional field education. Everyone will gain deep understanding, from root to leaf, with tips and tricks shared by our experts. Join us for fantastic guides, flavorful food and outstanding lessons.

“Our Native Pollinators” with Becky Griffin, UGA Extension Urban Ag Center

Date: 20 April 2020 - 20 April 2020
Time: 7pm
Cost: free!
Location: Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044
Phone:

Details:

Because of her passion for and knowledge about pollinators,Becky Griffin is one the best known names in UGA Extension’s outreach efforts across the state. Becky will share her expertise in a presentation titled “Our Native Pollinators” exploring some of Georgia’s native beneficial insects and offering tips on creating habitat in your yard, school or community garden. 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.

“Establishing and Growing Perennials” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 20 April 2020 - 20 April 2020
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Lost Corner Preserve Cottage, 7300 Brandon Mill Rd, Sandy Springs, GA
Phone: (770) 630-8703

Details:

Perennials add year-after-year color & form to your gardens, whether you have sun, shade or a mixture of both. This class will cover getting started, selecting perennials & easily grown varieties of good pollinator plants. Learn tips & techniques to help your perennials prosper for years to come including soil preparation, planting & dividing, mulching, watering, fertilizing & weed control. The class will show perennials you may like to consider and some invasive ones you may want to avoid.

“Establishing and Growing Perennials” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 21 April 2020 - 21 April 2020
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Bill Johnson Community Activity Building, Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Rd, Roswell, GA
Phone: (770) 630-8703

Details:

Perennials add year-after-year color & form to your gardens, whether you have sun, shade or a mixture of both. This class will cover getting started, selecting perennials & easily grown varieties of good pollinator plants. Learn tips & techniques to help your perennials prosper for years to come including soil preparation, planting & dividing, mulching, watering, fertilizing & weed control. The class will show perennials you may like to consider & some invasive ones you may want to avoid.

“Establishing and Growing Perennials” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 22 April 2020 - 22 April 2020
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Alpharetta: Public Works Department, 1790 Hembree Rd, Alpharetta, GA
Phone: (770) 630-8703

Details:

Perennials add year-after-year color & form to your gardens, whether you have sun, shade or a mixture of both. This class will cover getting started, selecting perennials & easily grown varieties of good pollinator plants. Learn tips & techniques to help your perennials prosper for years to come including soil preparation, planting & dividing, mulching, watering, fertilizing & weed control. The class will show perennials you may like to consider & some invasive ones you may want to avoid.

Gwinnett County Master Gardeners Plant Sale

Date: 25 April 2020 - 25 April 2020
Time: 8:00AM - 2:00PM
Cost: free
Location: Lilburn City Hall-Lilburn branch of Gwinnett County Public Library, 2817 Church Road, NW
Phone: (865) 593-0160

Details:

Our Plant Sale has been postponed. Please check our website for details as they become available.

Japanese Maple Pruning

Date: 25 April 2020 - 25 April 2020
Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm
Cost: $34 (Member $29)
Location: Atlanta Botanical Garden
Phone: (404) 591-1543

Details:

Learn how to prune your Japanese maple successfully. The class emphasizes the science and art of aesthetic pruning. Seasonal pruning, form enhancement and early training are discussed.

Fayette County Plant Sale

Date: 25 April 2020 - 25 April 2020
Time: 8:00AM - 2:00PM
Cost: depending on plants
Location: Fayette County Stonewall Government Complex
Phone:

Details:

!000’s plants tended by Fayette Master Gardener Association members and their friends will be sold. Vendors will also participate in the event.

Georgia Iris Society Iris Show and Sale

Date: 25 April 2020 - 25 April 2020
Time: 11:00-4:00
Cost: free
Location: St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church, 1790 Lavista Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
Phone: (678) 471-2604

Details:

“Iris Forecast” will be the theme of the Georgia Iris Society Iris Show and Sale at St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church, 1790 Lavista Road, NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30329
There will be 200+ potted iris for sale individually priced.

Gwinnett County Master Gardeners Plant Sale

Date: 25 April 2020 - 25 April 2020
Time: 8:00AM - 2:00PM
Cost: free
Location: Lilburn City Hall-Lilburn branch of Gwinnett County Public Library, 2817 Church Road, NW
Phone: (864) 593-0160

Details:

Rain or shine, the Gwinnett County Master Gardener’s Association (GCMGA) is hosting its annual Spring Plant Sale fundraiser on Saturday, April 25, 2020, at the Lilburn Library and City Hall parking lot (4817 Church Rd, NW, Lilburn). From 8am – 2pm, visitors will find an exciting variety of trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, vegetables and herbs, with an equally satisfying selection of natives and pollinator-friendly plants.
Sorry, NO CC, ONLY cash and checks will be accepted at the sale!

Fayette Master Gardener Association Garden Tour

Date: 26 April 2020 - 26 April 2020
Time: 12:00PM - 6:00PM
Cost: $15.00 per person/$20.00 on day of the tour
Location: Fayette County
Phone:

Details:

6 gardens in Fayette County will be open to the public. Details are on the website.

Gwinnett Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale

Date: 27 April 2020 - 27 April 2020
Time: 8:00am - 2:00pm
Cost:
Location: Lilburn City Hall/Library parking lot 4817 Church Street NW, Lilburn
Phone:

Details:

Save the date for the Gwinnett Master Gardeners’ annual plant sale – this fundraiser offers a diverse and exciting selection of native plants, perennials and annuals, herbs, vegetables, shrubs, trees and yard art. The sale takes place rain or shine – please bring cash or checks, as no credit cards will be accepted.