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GARDENING EVENTS FOR February 2020

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Vegetable Gardening

Date: 06 February 2020 - 06 February 2020
Time: 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: Hall County Extension Office, 734 E. Crescent Drive, Suite 300, Gainesville, GA 30501
Phone: (770) 535-8293

Details:

Hall County Extension
Gardening with the Masters
Free Monthly Gardening Class Series
Vegetable Gardening presented by
lively Hall County 2019 Master Gardener of the Year Ron Brechter
Gardeners of all experience levels welcome
Thursday, February 6 6:00-7:00 pm
734 E. Crescent Drive, Suite 300
Gainesville, GA 30501

Registration is required.
Please contact:
Karin Hicks at 770-535-8293 or
Karin.Hicks@uga.edu

North Atlanta Home Show

Date: 07 February 2020 - 09 February 2020
Time: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost: $8 adults, free for children 12 and under and adults 65 and older with ID
Location: Infinite Energy Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, GA
Phone:

Details:

More than 180 home remodeling experts will gather together at the Infinite Energy Center Feb. 7-9, 2020 for the 23rd Annual North Atlanta Home Show. The three-day Show – the largest-ever North Atlanta Home – at 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth will include home improvement experts, buyer discounts, live radio broadcasts and product demonstrations, and an Outdoor Oasis created by Belgard. Bring your plant questions to ask a Master Gardener at the UGA Cooperative Extension Gwinnett County booth.

Georgia Iris Society meeting

Date: 08 February 2020 - 08 February 2020
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00PM
Cost: FREE
Location: St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church 1790 Lavista Road, Atlanta, GA 30329
Phone: (678) 471-2604

Details:

Georgia Iris Society will meet on Saturday, February 8,2020 at 2 om at St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church, 1790 Lavista Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
Our speaker will be Mr. Bill Waldrop, retired attorney and owner of Kennesaw Mountain Daylily Farm.
Join us for education, beautification and recreation. Our meetings are free to the public and all are welcome.
Light snacks and door prizes will be offered.
For more information, contact Kathy Blackwell 678 471 2604

27th Annual Beeschool

Date: 08 February 2020 - 08 February 2020
Time: 8:00AM-4:00PM
Cost: advance reg $50. After pre reg. $60.
Location: Pickens County Extension Office
Phone: (770) 735-3263

Details:

Cherokee, Gilmer, and Appalachian Bee Clubs joining together for their 2020 Beeschool. 8:00am-4:00pm February 8, 2020. Pickens County Extension Office. Registration: cherokeebeeclub.com

Roses 101

Date: 15 February 2020 - 15 February 2020
Time: 10:00 am
Cost: Free
Location: 4256 Earney Rd, Woodstock GA 30188
Phone: (770) 442-3901

Details:

Roses 101 Saturday, February 15th 10:00 am – Everything you wanted to know about growing roses but were afraid to ask. Geared towards the beginner rose gardener, but everyone will learn a new tip or two. FREE Sign up to reserve your spot at info@autumnhillnursery.com Hosted by Autumn Hill Nursery

“Feel Empowered to Prune” with Barbara Dorfman

Date: 17 February 2020 - 17 February 2020
Time: 12:00pm
Cost: FREE!
Location: Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044
Phone:

Details:

Many gardeners feel uneasy about pruning because once that cut is made, it’s GONE! If you’re unsure about it, it’s hard to commit to pruning at all. Barbara Dorfman will share her expertise in an presentation that suggest tools to make the job easy, explains how shrubs and trees will respond to various cuts, and even offers tips on how to renew overgrown or butchered shrubs. Potluck lunch begins at 11:30am – presentation is open to the public and begins promptly at noon.

“Empowered Pruning” with Barbara Dorfman

Date: 17 February 2020 - 17 February 2020
Time: 12pm
Cost: FREE!
Location: Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044
Phone:

Details:

In this lunch-time presentation hosted by the Gwinnett Master Gardeners Assoc, landscape consultant Barbara Dorfman will help gardeners prune with confidence. She’ll suggest tools that make the job easy, explain how shrubs and trees will respond to various cuts, and even offer tips on how to renew overgrown or butchered shrubs. Barbara promotes the use of native plants to sustain local wildlife and teaches homeowners pruning and practical ways to eliminate exotic invasive plants.

“Maintaining and Pruning Shrubs and Roses” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 17 February 2020 - 17 February 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:

Homeowners will soon begin pruning and fertilizing roses and shrubs to be prepared for our summer heat and possible lack of rain. If plants have grown too large for their location, they may need to be pruned at the right time and done the right way. This class will cover the when, where and how and provide a hands-on demonstration of how to prune. And, it will provide a review of mulching, weed control, watering, fertilizing, and pest control for spring and summer.

Greater Atlanta Rose Society February Meeting

Date: 18 February 2020 - 18 February 2020
Time: 7pm-9pm
Cost: FREE
Location: Atlanta Botanical Garden
Phone: (832) 531-5556

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.

“Maintaining and Pruning Shrubs and Roses” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 18 February 2020 - 18 February 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:

Homeowners will soon begin pruning and fertilizing roses and shrubs to be prepared for our summer heat and possible lack of rain. If plants have grown too large for their location, they may need to be pruned at the right time and done the right way. This class will cover the when, where and how and provide a hands-on demonstration of how to prune. And, it will provide a review of mulching, weed control, watering, fertilizing, and pest control for spring and summer. Activity http://www.nfmg.net

“Maintaining and Pruning Shrubs and Roses” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 19 February 2020 - 19 February 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:

Homeowners will soon begin pruning and fertilizing roses and shrubs to be prepared for our summer heat and possible lack of rain. If plants have grown too large for their location, they may need to be pruned at the right time and done the right way. This class will cover the when, where and how and provide a hands-on demonstration of how to prune. And, it will provide a review of mulching, weed control, watering, fertilizing, and pest control for spring and summer.

Greater Atlanta Rose Society – February Pruning Day at the Carter Center

Date: 22 February 2020 - 22 February 2020
Time: 9am-12pm
Cost: FREE
Location: pin The Carter Presidential Center Rose Garden Atlanta, Georgia 30307
Phone: (832) 531-5556

Details:

Join GARS president Christopher Huffer at the Carter Center Presidential Rose Garden as he leads another pruning day in the rose gardens. Maintenance of the gardens at this time of year is essential, and our focus will be pruning, cutting back the plants, and removing deadwood. There are approximately 180 roses on the property with Climbers, Hybrid Teas, Floribundas, Grandifloras, Polyanthas, and English roses being represented. This is an educational event open to the public.

GREATER ATLANTA ROSE SOCIETY PRUNING DAY

Date: 22 February 2020 - 22 February 2020
Time: 9am-12pm
Cost: FREE
Location: 453 Freedom Parkway Atlanta, GA 30307
Phone: (770) 580-3356

Details:

Please Join the Greater Atlanta Rose Society for their annual rose pruning day, this year for the first time, at the Carter Center Presidential Rose Garden. All rose enthusiasts are welcome. Certified Consulting Rosarians will be present to teach as well as discuss fertilizers, watering, disease and insect control, types of roses, and selecting and planting roses. Bring garden gloves and pruners.

“Lawn Care for Spring and Summer” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 24 February 2020 - 24 February 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:

February is the ideal time to plan to treat your lawn turf – before weeds germinate. Beautiful, healthy lawns require more than simply mowing and fertilizing. Cool-season & warm-season grasses require similar activities, but at different times, to be effective. This class will cover how cool & warm-season grasses differ & what they require, soil testing, fertilizing, weed control, aerating & watering.

American Hydrangea Society Meeting

Date: 24 February 2020 - 24 February 2020
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Atlanta History Center, McElreath Hall, 130 West Paces Ferry Road NW Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone:

Details:

Please join us for an evening with horticulturist and author, Erica Glasener, as she presents “Hydrangeas for Every Garden”.
Erica is known for hosting “A Gardener’s Diary” on HGTV, in recent years she has worked at Gibbs Gardens, Historic Oakland Cemetery, ParkPride and as the Senior Producer for Growing A Greener World which airs on PBS across the US. Currently she works at the Piedmont Park Conservancy as the Community Involvement and Events Manager.

“Lawn Care for Spring and Summer” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 25 February 2020 - 25 February 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:

February is the ideal time to plan to treat your lawn turf – before weeds germinate. Beautiful, healthy lawns require more than simply mowing and fertilizing. Cool-season and warm-season grasses require similar activities, but at different times, to be effective. This class will cover how cool and warm-season grasses differ and what they require, soil testing, fertilizing, weed control, aerating and watering.

“Lawn Care for Spring and Summer” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 26 February 2020 - 26 February 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:

February is the ideal time to plan to treat your lawn turf – before weeds germinate. Beautiful, healthy lawns require more than simply mowing and fertilizing. Cool-season and warm-season grasses require similar activities, but at different times, to be effective. This class will cover how cool and warm-season grasses differ and what they require, soil testing, fertilizing, weed control, aerating and watering.

Hiring part time Plant Merchandisers

Date: 26 February 2020 - 30 May 2020
Time: 8:00AM
Cost:
Location: Varies
Phone: (704) 724-2103

Details:

My name is Dina Adams and I am a District Manager for PPI. We are a subsidiary of the largest greenhouse in the US. We merchandise in garden centers for the largest retailer in the country. We are currently taking applications for part time seasonal merchandisers. I am looking to fill positions in the following areas: 2 Atlanta locations, 2 Stone Mountain locations, Tucker, 2 Lithonia locations, Conyers, and 2 Decatur locations. Please apply at: www.plant-partners.com
Other locations available.

How to Properly Prune Your Shrubs

Date: 29 February 2020 - 29 February 2020
Time: 10:30 am
Cost: Free
Location: 4256 Earney Rd, Woodstock GA 30188
Phone: (770) 442-3901

Details:

Pruning expert Susan Franklin will demonstrate the in’s and out’s of pruning all types of evergreen and flowering shrubs while explaining the process in an easy to understand language. No longer will you fear your pruners. FREE Sign up to reserve your spot. Hosted by Autumn Hill Nursery RSVP at info@autumnhillnursery.com

Daffodil Day at Oakland Cemetery

Date: 29 February 2020 - 29 February 2020
Time: 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Oakland Cemetery
Phone:

Details:

Each year the blooms of thousands of daffodils brighten the dreary days of late winter at Oakland. Daffodil Day will celebrate these cheery blossoms when it returns to Oakland Cemetery on February 29.

Join us for a day filled with beautiful flower and greenery displays, garden experts, and fun activities for all ages in Oakland Cemetery’s Victorian gardens.

Guided garden walks
Plants and used garden books sale
Talk with local gardens experts
Children’s craft activities
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How to Properly Prune Your Shrubs

Date: 29 February 2020 - 29 February 2020
Time: 10:30 am
Cost: free
Location: Autumn Hill Nursery 4256 Earney Rd, Woodstock GA 30188
Phone: (770) 442-3901

Details:

Pruning expert Susan Franklin will demonstrate the in’s and out’s of pruning all types of evergreen and flowering shrubs while explaining the process in an easy to understand language. No longer will you fear your pruners. FREE Sign up to reserve your spot. info@autumnhillnursery.com

“Growing Fruit in Georgia” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 29 February 2020 - 29 February 2020
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Osage Room, Bulloch Hall, 180 Bulloch Ave, Roswell, GA
Phone: (770) 630-8703

Details:

Melissa Mattee, Fulton County Agriculture & Resource Agent for the Univ. of GA Cooperative Extension, will talk about fruit trees (apple, peach, pear, fig), brambles (raspberry, blackberry), blueberries, strawberries, & grapes. She will cover the selection, planting, pruning, disease & harvesting. After the lecture in the Osage Room, participants are invited to join her & Master Gardeners in the adjoining Bulloch Orchard for a hands-on demonstration of pruning apple & peach trees & grape vines.