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GARDENING EVENTS FOR July 2015

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Full Moon Hike Series

Date: 01 July 2015 - 01 July 2015
Time: 8:00 - 9:30 pm
Cost: $5/person or $15/family
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Phone: (706) 542-6156

Details:

The trails at the Botanical Garden offer so much to discover at night, especially during summer—come see the lightning bug display in June and July, search for glow worms and phosphorescent fungus, and hear the frogs, cicadas, and katydids. We’re sure to discover some magical moments each month! Bring family and friends of all ages and 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.

FRIENDS First Friday: Bobbi Reed, Not Your Grandmother’s Roses

Date: 10 July 2015 - 10 July 2015
Time: 9:00 - 10:30 am
Cost: $12
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia Visitor Center and Conservatory
Phone: (706) 542-6138

Details:

Oh yeah, we all know about Knock-Out Roses, but do you know that there is actually a large palate of reliable, tough and beautiful roses for your landscape? 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 the Wednesday before by calling 706-542-6138.

Georgia Iris Society meeting

Date: 11 July 2015 - 11 July 2015
Time: 2;00 - 4:00pm
Cost: free
Location: Barbara Loar North Lake Library
Phone: (404) 679-4408

Details:

It is time to divide your iris clumps. Come to the Georgia Iris Society meeting on Saturday, July 11 at 2pm at Northlake Barbara Loar Library.3772 Lavista Road, Tucker, Georgia.
Ken Duke, GIS Member, Master Judge, and Landscape Designer will demonstrate how to properly divide and replant your iris.
Our meetings are free to the public and all are welcome.
Join us for beautification, education and recreation.

Can Lavender Be Grown in Georgia?

Date: 13 July 2015 - 13 July 2015
Time: 7:00PM
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Location: Parks and Recreation Building
Phone: (706) 867-1835

Details:

Georgia Mountains Master Gardeners Welcome
Tina and Bill Misko of Red Oak Lavender Farm

Tina and Bill Misko of Red Oak Lavender Farm in Dahlonega will be guest speakers at the Georgia Mountains Master Gardeners’ July 13 meeting, discussing: “Can Lavender Be Grown in Georgia?” The program will be held at Lumpkin County Parks & Recreation, 365 Riley Road, Dahlonega at 7:00 pm, Monday July 13, 2015. Please be sure to join us to hear all about the new Lavender Farm everyone is talking about.

Where do the Hummingbirds “hide” at the Botanical Garden?

Date: 18 July 2015 - 18 July 2015
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cost: $15
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia Visitor Center and Conservatory
Phone: (706) 542-6156

Details:

Class time will be spent discussing the mapped hummingbird trail while discovering tips for spotting these tiny creatures in Georgia habitats. We’ll discuss a few photography tips too. A tour of the trail will be given after the class so bring a camera or binoculars if you’d like! The last portion of the class is intended for participants to have time to independently photograph or observe the hummingbirds. Judy will be available to answer questions during this time.

The Trial Gardens’ Public Open House

Date: 18 July 2015 - 18 July 2015
Time: 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Cost: A $5 donation is requested at entry
Location: 220 W. Green Street, Athens Ga
Phone:

Details:

Athens, Ga – The 33rd annual The Trial Gardens’ Public Open House will be on Saturday, July 18th from 9am to 12pm. The Trial Gardens’ Public Open House is an event for people of all ages to enjoy and everyone is invited!!! Recently this year, we used a steamer to reduce all the bad pathogens and weeds in the soil. Because of this research, we hope our plants will be healthier and have less weeds. In addition, our roses have looked fantastic this year due to Karen Radde, our rose expert. The Tria

All in The Family: Important Plant Families of Georgia

Date: 25 July 2015 - 25 July 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost: $50
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia Visitor Center and Conservatory
Phone: (706) 542-6156

Details:

In this class, we will learn about some important plant families, recognizing their characteristics in the classroom or garden and giving you the skills to quickly identify the unknown plants that you might run across.

Sunflower Concert: Grassland String Band

Date: 28 July 2015 - 28 July 2015
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Cost: $15; $5 children ages 6-12
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia Flower Garden Lawn
Phone: (706) 542-9353

Details:

Tuesday, July 28 will find the Grassland String Band onstage, bringing their take on bluegrass/Americana music, with a set special guest Claire Campbell (from the acclaimed band Hope for a Golden Summer).Bring a picnic basket, spread a blanket, kick off your shoes and enjoy a summer evening outdoors with family and friends. Concert moves indoors in wet weather.

Full Moon Hike Series

Date: 31 July 2015 - 31 July 2015
Time: 8:00 - 9:30 pm
Cost: $5/person or $15/family
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Phone: (706) 542-6156

Details:

Each walk will focus on a different topic. We’re sure to discover some magical moments each month! Bring family and friends of all ages and 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.