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GARDENING EVENTS FOR April 2019

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Garden Fest @ Snellville Library

Date: 01 April 2019 - 04 April 2019
Time: 10:00 am- 8:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Snellville Library of Gwinnett County Public Library
Phone: (770) 978-5154

Details:

Join us at the Snellville Branch for our 4 day Garden Fest and get inspired for this years garden. Guest speakers and demonstrations.

Let’s Go, Grow!
Green Thumbs Up!

Spring Native Plant Sale at the Chattahoochee Nature Center

Date: 05 April 2019 - 06 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:

Friday and Saturday, March 29, 30 and April 5, 6 from 10 am–5 pm
Exclusive CNC Members-Only Sale: Thursday, March 28 from 4–7 pm
The 2019 Spring Native Plant Sale will offer the best selection of native azaleas of any place in the metro area. Also find many other native shrubs and flowering perennials, some rare. Master gardeners will be on site to answer questions. Follow the signs to the greenhouse and sale area.

Hall County Master Gardeners’ Spring Garden Expo

Date: 05 April 2019 - 06 April 2019
Time: 8:30-5 Friday; 8:30-4 Saturday
Cost: $2 Adults, kids free
Location: Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center 1855 Calvary Church Road Gainesville, Ga 30507 Two miles east of Exit 20 off I-985; just follow the Expo signs
Phone: (770) 535-8293

Details:

The Spring Garden Expo has 50+ garden vendors from around Georgia and other states in open-air covered arena with wider variety than you’ll find anywhere! Annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, vegetable plants, crafts, garden art, hardware, garden accessories, garden jewelry, and fun stuff! Four expert speakers offering free sessions: Enjoying Ferns Indoors and Out, Everything You Need to Know About Tomatoes, Insects for Organic Gardening, and Planning For and Maximizing the Bounty of Your Garden.

Spring Native Plant Sale

Date: 05 April 2019 - 06 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:

Member’s Only Date: March 28, 2019 – 4-7 PM
General Public: March 29-30, 2019 and April 5-6, 2019 – 10 AM – 5 PM
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 120 species of plants available, and Horticulturists and knowledgeable volunteers on site to help you plant the garden of your dreams.

GNPS Spring Native Plant Sale

Date: 06 April 2019 - 06 April 2019
Time: 10:00AM-2:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: McFarlane Nature Park, Marietta, GA
Phone:

Details:

Join us for our biggest sale of the year: the Georgia Native Plant Society will again host our spring sale at McFarlane Nature Park in Marietta. We have thousands of native perennials, ferns, shrubs, trees, vines, and azaleas. We’ll have over 400 native azaleas alone. Our members will help answer your questions about plant selection. Come early for best selection and to find some truly unique plants, many of which were carefully rescued from local sites. Cash and Credit Cards accepted.

Cherokee County Spring Symposium

Date: 06 April 2019 - 06 April 2019
Time: 9 AM-3PM
Cost: $40.00 includes lunch
Location: Yanmar EVO Center, 5889 Old Alabama Rd, Acworth, GA 30102
Phone: (770) 517-5695

Details:

A Green World Begins at Home. Pre-registration required. Keynote speaker Erica Glasener, Growing A Greener World. Additional workshops : Dr. Bodie Pennisi, Wild for Wildflowers; Jeremie Carroll, All About Orchids; Jim Pruckler, Camellias In Your Landscape; Rich Smith, Pruning How To’s; Dr. Zach Felix, Snakes, Friend And Foe; Chef Daniel Porbubiansky, Cooking With Herbs; Dr Elizabeth Little, Diseases and Plant ID, and Dr. John French, Threats to GA Forests. Vendors and door prizes

Master Gardener Gardeners’ Night Out: Gardening 101

Date: 09 April 2019 - 09 April 2019
Time: 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Cost: Free!
Location: South Cobb Regional Library; 805 Clay Rd, Mableton, GA 30126
Phone: (770) 528-4070

Details:

Come learn general landscaping basics such as what to plant in sun versus shade, the importance of soil testing, avoiding invasive species, pruning basics, mulching, annuals and perennials for Georgia, and more! Presented by Master Gardener Ellen Shelnutt.

Norcross Garden Club Annual Plant, Brown Bag Raffle & Farmers Market

Date: 12 April 2019 - 13 April 2019
Time: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Cost: Free to attend
Location: 33 College Street Norcross. GA 30071
Phone:

Details:

For those in the know and for over twenty years, the Norcross Garden Club is THE place for plants. We procure a splendid assortment of annual and perennial flowering plants from a local nursery and we receive donations of garden related items along with many natives.

New 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.

Offering gardening assistance from our master gardeners.

Forsyth County Master Gardener Plant Sale & Expo

Date: 12 April 2019 - 13 April 2019
Time: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Cost: Free to Public
Location: The Barn @ Cumming Fairgrounds, 235 Castleberry Road, Cumming, Georgia 30040
Phone: (770) 887-2418

Details:

Forsyth County Master Gardener Plant Sale & Expo
Friday, April 12, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM and Saturday, April 13, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
The Barn @ Cumming Fairgrounds, 235 Castleberry Road, Cumming, GA 30040
For more information, contact us at 770.887.2418, or visit http://UGAmg.org .

Master Gardener Thyme to Read: The Second Bud

Date: 12 April 2019 - 12 April 2019
Time: 10:15AM - 11:30AM
Cost: Free!
Location: Cobb County Water Lab Training Room; 662 South Cobb Drive, Marietta, GA 30060
Phone:

Details:

Are you a reader? Are you a gardener? If you answered yes to either of these, then you should join the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County as we discuss books in our Thyme to Read Book Club! “The Second Bud”, a memoir written by Martha Ezzard discusses trial and error when adjusting to life on a farm. Master Gardener Beth St. Jean will act as the group facilitator. Contact Cris Force at crystalforce@gmail.com for more information.

Norcross Garden Club, Plant Sale, Brown Bag Raffle & Farmers Market

Date: 12 April 2019 - 13 April 2019
Time: 9am to 5pm
Cost: Free to attend
Location: 33 College Street Norcross, GA. 30071
Phone:

Details:

The Norcross Garden Club is presenting its much anticipated annual plant sale, brown bag raffle and ne this year, Farmers Market.

Have a question about a plant? Interested in planting Ga. native plants, need to stock up on some herbs? Come on by. Friday and Saturday 4/12-13 9-5 in historic Norcross, GA

Master Gardener Lunch and Learn: Herbs

Date: 12 April 2019 - 12 April 2019
Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Cobb County Water Lab Training Room; 662 South Cobb Drive, Marietta, GA 30060
Phone:

Details:

Low on space to plant at home? Join the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County for a fun how-to on herbs! UGA Cobb County Extension Family and Consumer Science Program Assistant and Master Gardener Terri Carter will discuss herbs, their care, and many uses. Topics for this lunch and learn include planting in containers and in the garden, cooking and decorating, and preserving and storing.

2019 Annual Atlanta Koi Club Auction

Date: 13 April 2019 - 13 April 2019
Time: 10:00 am
Cost: 0.00
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.

Callanwolde Master Gardener Plant Sale

Date: 13 April 2019 - 14 April 2019
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, both days
Cost: Free
Location: Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, 980 Briarcliff Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
Phone:

Details:

Volunteers will host a
SPRING PLANT SALE
Supporting the DeKalb Master Gardener Project Site at
CALLANWOLDE FINE ARTS CENTER

Credit and debit cards accepted.
Find plants from our gardens and that we have propagated from seed and cuttings including perennials, herbs, vegetables, and houseplants.
This is a master gardener sale; we will offer advice if we can.

Spring Plant Sale at Oakland Cemetery

Date: 13 April 2019 - 13 April 2019
Time: 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Historic Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Ave. SE Atlanta, GA
Phone:

Details:

Historic Oakland Cemetery’s Beaumont Allen Greenhouse will be brimming with seasonal blooms during Historic Oakland Foundation’s annual Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, April 13. The Spring Plant Sale is free and open to the public, who can peruse a wide selection from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visitors will also enjoy garden demonstrations and shopping for quality vintage and gently-used garden- and flower-related items at our Green Elephant Sale.

Oakland Cemetery Spring Plant Sale

Date: 13 April 2019 - 13 April 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Location: Oakland Cemetery
Phone: (404) 688-2107

Details:

Historic Oakland Cemetery’s Beaumont Allen Greenhouse will be brimming with seasonal blooms during Historic Oakland Foundation’s annual Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, April 13. The Spring Plant Sale is free and open to the public, who can peruse a wide selection from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visitors can also enjoy garden demonstrations and a “Green Elephant Sale” with quality vintage and gently-used garden- and flower-related items.

Georgia Iris Society meeting

Date: 13 April 2019 - 13 April 2019
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: 1790 Lavista Road, Atlanta, Ga. 39329
Phone: (678) 471-2604

Details:

Ken Duke, GIS member, Master Judge and Landscape Designer will present “How to Prepare and Present Your Irises for the Spring show”, Saturday, April 13.

Our meetings are free to the public and all are welcome. Join us for beautification, education and recreation. Door prizes and refreshments will be provided.

For more information contact Kathy Blackwell, 678 471 2604

Oakland Cemetery Spring Plant Sale

Date: 13 April 2019 - 13 April 2019
Time: 9am - 1pm
Cost:
Location: Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Ave. SE, Atlanta GA 30312
Phone:

Details:

Historic Oakland Cemetery’s Beaumont Allen Greenhouse will be brimming with seasonal blooms during Historic Oakland Foundation’s annual Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, April 13. The Spring Plant Sale is free and open to the public. Visitors can also shop for vintage and gently-used garden- and flower-related items at the “Green Elephant” tag sale.

Designing a Garden with Native Plants

Date: 15 April 2019 - 15 April 2019
Time: 7pm
Cost: Free
Location: Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044
Phone:

Details:

In addition to providing shelter and food for birds, butterflies and other wildlife, native plants require far less maintenance, saving time, money, and perhaps the most valuable natural resource, water. Master Gardener, Horticulturist and landscape consultant Barbara Dorfman will offers ways to incorporate native plants into your garden design. Potluck dinner at 6:30pm, presentation begins at 7pm.

Greater Atlanta Rose Society Monthly Meeting

Date: 16 April 2019 - 16 April 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:

The Greater Atlanta Rose Society is affiliated with the American Rose Society. Membership is open to anyone interested in growing roses. Annual dues are $30 per household. Membership benefits include the award-winning newsletter, The Phoenix; meetings with informative speakers/programs; advice/mentoring from Consulting Rosarians. Everyone welcome! Light refreshments served.

Cobb Master Gardener Garden Fair and Plant Sale

Date: 19 April 2019 - 20 April 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: Free!
Location: Jim R. Miller Park (2245 Callaway Rd SW, Marietta, GA 30008)
Phone: (770) 528-4070

Details:

Save the date! Come out and join the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County for our 20th Annual Garden Fair and Plant Sale! We have a wide variety of plants for sale this year, including native azaleas, hostas, perennials, shrubs, and so many more. Over 45 vendors will be in attendance, showcasing products and services that range from gardening and artwork to healthy living and housing repairs. Be a part of this exciting event with us!

26th Annual Garden Tour of Athens

Date: 20 April 2019 - 20 April 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: $15 in advance, $20 day of tour
Location: 280 E. Dougherty St. Athens, GA 30601
Phone: (706) 614-5223

Details:

This annual event celebrates five inspiring gardens in the Athens, Georgia area. Grab your walking shoes, bring a friend and immerse yourself in this self-guided tour filled with garden creativity and ideas. Tickets are $15.00 in advance and $20.00 at the door. You may begin the self-guided tour at any of the featured gardens and buy your ticket there.

For advance sales locations, please visit our website or our Facebook page.

Hydrangea Cultivars

Date: 22 April 2019 - 22 April 2019
Time: 7:00 PM April 22
Cost: No Charge
Location: Atlanta History Center
Phone: (770) 337-9855

Details:

Dr Michael Dirr leading expert from UGA will speak on the many hydrangea cultivars and how to manage them. This no charge program offers snack/beverages and a plant raffle

Earth Day Lunch and Learn with Walter Reeves

Date: 22 April 2019 - 22 April 2019
Time: 12pm - 2pm
Cost: $30 ($25 for Historic Oakland Foundation members)
Location: Historic Oakland Cemetery
Phone: (404) 688-2107

Details:

Join Walter Reeves, “The Georgia Gardener,” for a special Lunch and Learn on April 22. Enjoy a delicious lunch on the Bell Tower Porte-Cochere, and then Walter will take you on an educational walking tour of Oakland’s tree canopy.

A 48-acre oasis of history, sculpture, gardens, and wildlife, Oakland is one of the largest public parks in the city. Learn about Oakland’s trees and the important role they play. Learn which species are best for your own garden, too. Space is limited. Preregister now

Herbalicious

Date: 25 April 2019 - 01 January 2012
Time: 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
Cost: $10
Location: 4380 MEMORIAL DR., STE. 200, Auditorium room DECATUR, GA 30032
Phone: (404) 298-4080

Details:

DeKalb Extension offers “Gardening in Georgia” class to help people take better care of their yards. Herbs are valued for their aesthetics, fragrance, medicinal, and culinary properties. We always hear about it. But where should we get started? This class will teach you how to select grow, harvest, and use herbs. In the class, we will have door prizes for you to take home.

The class will start at 6:45 pm and will last about one and a half hour. Then have half hour for discussion.

Sacred Heart Garden Festival

Date: 26 April 2019 - 28 April 2019
Time: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, April 26, 9 a.m.to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tour of Gardens will be offered 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 26, Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28 with Friday night in the Garden taking place, Friday, April 26 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Cost: $25 for all three days in advance or $30 at the door which includes admission, exhibits, speakers, vendors, butterflies and private garden tour. $10 for one-day access to events at Sacred Heart Cultural Center, does not include private garden tours. $75 for the Preview Party and $10 for Friday Night in the Garden. $100 The Garden Tea must be purchased in advance as seating is limited. This exclusive event has limited availability and must be purchased in advance to guarantee admission.
Location: Sacred Heart Cultural Center, 1301 Greene St., Augusta GA 30901
Phone: (404) 237-3761

Details:

The Sacred Heart Garden Festival springs into full bloom for its 28th year on April 26th. An iconic fundraiser centered on classic gardening, the festival fuses Southern hospitality with a labyrinth of ornamental flowers and sculpted greenery for an unforgettable three-day experience. The expo offers guests a serene environment to enjoy speakers, live entertainment, tours and parties throughout the weekend, from Friday, April 26th to Sunday, April 28nd, 2019 at the Sacred Heart Cultural Center.

10th Annual Plant Sale – Fayette Master Gardener Association

Date: 27 April 2019 - 27 April 2019
Time: 8:00AM - 2:00PM
Cost:
Location: Fayette County Stonewal Government Complex, 140 Stonewall Ave., Fayetteville, GA
Phone:

Details:

Thousands of plants tended by the Fayette Master Gardener Association members and their friends will be sold. Vendors will offer garden related items.

Information at www.fayettemga.org or fayettemga@gmail.com

Gwinnett County Master Gardeners Plant Sale

Date: 27 April 2019 - 27 April 2019
Time: 8:00AM - 2:00PM
Cost: free
Location: Lilburn City Hall-Lilburn branch of Gwinnett County Public Library, 2817 Church Road, NW
Phone: (770) 554-9873

Details:

Rain or shine, the Gwinnett County Master Gardener’s Association is hosting its annual Spring Plant Sale fundraiser on Saturday, April 27, 2019, 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. CHECKS OR CASH ONLY!

2019 Garden Faire at Bulloch Hall

Date: 27 April 2019 - 27 April 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m
Cost: Free
Location: Bulloch Hall, 180 Bulloch Ave, Roswell, Georgia
Phone: (770) 630-8703

Details:

The North Fulton Master Gardeners, in partnership with Historic Bulloch Hall and the 2019 Roswell Azalea Festival, will present our 20th annual Garden Faire on Saturday, April 27, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Bulloch Hall in Roswell, Georgia (180 Bulloch Ave). Whether rain or shine, we anticipate a very good turnout for the Faire as we have had in past years. There will be something for everyone.
• https://www.facebook.com/events/1159259370898524/
• https://twitter.com/NFMGardeners

Georgia Iris Society Annual Iris Show and Sale

Date: 27 April 2019 - 27 April 2019
Time: 11:00Am-4:00PM
Cost: FREE
Location: St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church 1790 Lavista Road, Atlanta, GA 30329
Phone: (678) 471-2604

Details:

“Color My World” is the theme for the Georgia Iris Society Iris Show and Sale (250+ plants) being held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church from 11am to 4pm.
For more information, contact Kathy Blackwell 678 471 2604

Japanese Maple Pruning

Date: 27 April 2019 - 27 April 2019
Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm
Cost: $29 (members $24)
Location: Atlanta Botanical Garden
Phone: (404) 591-1543

Details:

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

Athens Area Master Gardener Assn. Spring Plant Sale

Date: 27 April 2019 - 27 April 2019
Time: 8AM-1PM
Cost:
Location: 2152 W. Broad St., Athens, GA
Phone:

Details:

The AAMGA Annual Spring Plant Sale will be held on Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019, at the Athens-Clarke County Extension Office, 2152 West Broad St., 8am-1pm, rain or shine. Plants are from members’ gardens – Vegetable Plants, Annuals, Perennials, Shrubs, Ferns, Ground Covers, Seedlings, Bulbs. Profits support projects such as Plant-a-Row for the Hungry gardens and UGA Horticulture student scholarships. Cash or check only (no charges). There’s parking in the LongHorn lot spaces nearest Extension ofc.