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GARDENING EVENTS FOR May 2018

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Native Plant Sale

Date: 04 May 2018 - 04 May 2018
Time: 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Cost: N/A
Location: 106 Main Street, Plains, GA
Phone: (229) 824-4567

Details:

The Rosalynn Carter Butterfly Trail will have a native plant sale in Plains, Georgia on Friday, May 4th. The plants for sale will focus on host and nectar plants to encourage pollinators in your yard. We will have 3 types of native milkweed at the sale.

The sale will be held on Main Street at the Plains Community Center Courtyard.

Rosalynn Carter Butterfly Trail Spring Symposium : Think Native!

Date: 04 May 2018 - 01 May 2018
Time: 9:30AM - 3:00PM
Cost: $25
Location: 106 Main Street, Plains, GA
Phone: (229) 824-4567

Details:

You are invited to register for our annual spring symposium. The event will be held in Plains, Georgia and include speakers and make/take breakout sessions. Details about the event and registration is online at www.rosalynncarterbutterflytrai.org.

Sope Creek Garden Club’s Plant Sale!

Date: 04 May 2018 - 04 May 2018
Time: 11 am - 6 pm
Cost: Free! Cost of plants will vary
Location: Eastside Baptist Church, 2450 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta, Ga. 30068
Phone:

Details:

Sope Creek Garden Club’s Spring Plant Sale will be on Friday, May 4th at Eastside Baptist Church, 2450 Lower Roswell Road., Marietta, 30068 at 11 am to 6 pm.

Great selection of native plants & shrubs from member’s gardens will be priced below retail, so come early & walk away with fabulous bargains!

Douglas County Master Gardeners Annual Plant Sale

Date: 05 May 2018 - 05 May 2018
Time: 8:00AM-1:00PM
Cost: Free Admission
Location: 8750 Dorris Road, Douglasville, Ga (Next to Woodie Fite Senior Center)
Phone: (770) 949-1003

Details:

The Douglas County Master Gardeners are busy preparing vegetables, herbs, and numerous other plants for our annual plant sale on Saturday, May 5, 2018. DCMG is a non-profit organization and this is our only fundraiser each year. We use the funds from the sale to support our many projects throughout the county.
This year we are adding many different varieties of vegetables and herbs started from seeds (including some heirlooms). Several types of flowers as well as herbs that attract pollinators.

Paulding County Master Gardener’s Plant Sale

Date: 05 May 2018 - 05 May 2018
Time: 8:00Am-1:00 PM
Cost: Starting at $1.50
Location: 530 West Memorial Drive, Dallas Georgia 30132
Phone: (770) 443-7616

Details:

25th Annual Paulding County Master Gardener’s Plants Sale.
We are so excited, we wet our plants! We have an exceptional array of plant choices to offer this year. Amazing prices as well as knowledgeable Master Gardeners to assist in your plant choices or gardening questions. Annuals, Perennials, Herbs, Bulbs, Vegetables, Fruit, Shrubs and Trees. We have a bumper crop of Helebore this year too! Visit our facebook page for a pictorial plant list. We accept Cash and Check only.

Soque Garden Club “SPRING GARDEN EXTRAVAGANZA Plant & Garden Sale

Date: 05 May 2018 - 05 May 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: Free Admission
Location: White County Agri-Science Center, 42 Claud Sims Rd, Cleveland, GA 30528
Phone: (404) 512-6857

Details:

The Soque Garden Club is hosting a “SPRING GARDEN EXTRAVAGANZA, Saturday, May 5, from 8am-4pm, at the White County Agri-Science Center, located at Hwy 129N, at Claud Sims Rd., (GPS: 1983 U.S. 129N) Cleveland, GA. FREE ADMISSION. The event is a Plant and Garden Sale, featuring Regional Nurseries and Garden Vendors. For more information contact Arlene Martin O’Neill at 404-512-6857, or amoflowers@gmail.com

Greater Atlanta Rose Society Annual Rose Show in Day Hall

Date: 12 May 2018 - 13 May 2018
Time: 1 pm Sat. - 5 pm Sun.
Cost: Cost of admission to the ABG - Rose Show free to view
Location: Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone: (678) 895-3945

Details:

Everyone is cordially invited to attend our annual rose show to be held on Mother’s Day weekend! The event will be held in Day Hall. After the roses are judged, Day Hall will open to the public for viewing around 1 pm. Saturday. It will be open to the public on Sunday as well, with the famous ROSE GRAB happening around 5 pm on Sunday! You won’t want to miss the incredible fragrance of 1000+ plus roses when you step into Day Hall! See you there!

Hosta Show

Date: 12 May 2018 - 12 May 2018
Time: 8.30am-3.30pm
Cost: Free
Location: Fellowship Hall, First Baptist Church of Tucker, 2367 Main Street, Tucker, GA 30084
Phone: (404) 636-5920

Details:

The Georgia Hosta Society’s 29th annual Show and Plant Sale.

Cut Leaves and Containerised Hostas will be judged and awarded ribbons. Our show is the longest-running show accredited by the American Hosta Society.
Vendors at our Plant Sale will offer an exceptional number of locally grown varieties of hosta plus many other plants suitable for shad gardens.
Join us, enter your hosta leaves, shop our sale and visit Tucker Day too!

Cobb Master Gardeners Garden Tour

Date: 12 May 2018 - 12 May 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $15 in advance, $20 day of tour
Location: East Cobb area
Phone: (770) 528-4070

Details:

The award winning Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County, Inc. 16th Annual Garden Tour features six (6) gardens including four (4) private gardens, the new Hyde Farm Community Garden and the gardens at Murdock Elementary School, all in the East Cobb area. Tickets are on sale on-line now! $15 in advance, $20 on the day of the tour. Children ages 17 and under are free. Tour is held rain or shine!

Maintaining & Pruning Shrubs and Roses

Date: 14 May 2018 - 14 May 2018
Time: 7:00PM - 8:30PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Lost Corner Preserve Cottage, 7300 Brandon Mill Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Phone: (678) 467-4202

Details:

While many of your shrubs may have already flowered (and others, like roses, will bloom later), they all need to be prepared for Atlanta’s summer heat and possible lack of rain. If they 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 mulching, weed control, watering, fertilizing, pest control and pruning (where, when and how). Taught by N Fulton Master Gardeners in conjunction with UGA Extension in Fulton Co.

How to Seed a New Garden Club

Date: 15 May 2018 - 15 May 2018
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Location: 505 Kennesaw Avenue, Marietta, GA 30060
Phone: (770) 427-3494

Details:

Bring friends and join the Marietta Council of Garden Clubs at our wine and cheese open house. This FREE event is for anyone interested in forming a NEW garden club–no experience necessary! Take part in a casual evening where you will learn more about starting your own Garden Club and becoming a part of the Marietta Council of Garden Clubs. Garden Clubs focus on a variety of areas: gardening/planting, decor/home, flower design or simply community fellowship. There’s something for everyone!

Maintaining & Pruning Shrubs and Roses

Date: 15 May 2018 - 15 May 2018
Time: 7:00PM - 8:30PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Lost Corner Preserve Cottage, 7300 Brandon Mill Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Phone: (678) 467-4202

Details:

While many of your shrubs may have already flowered (and others, like roses, will bloom later), they all need to be prepared for Atlanta’s summer heat and possible lack of rain. If they 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 mulching, weed control, watering, fertilizing, pest control and pruning (where, when and how). Taught by N Fulton Master Gardeners in conjunction with UGA Extension in Fulton Co.

“The Fern Lady”

Date: 21 May 2018 - 21 May 2018
Time: 7pm
Cost: free
Location: The Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044
Phone:

Details:

With 20+ years experience in landscaping, lawn maintenance and the nursery industry, Eleanor Craig has become known as “The Fern Lady”, supporting Master Gardener programs across the Southeast as both a lecturer and vendor. Her Gwinnett presentation will include insight into growing many familiar and new garden ferns, including managing the impacts of climate change, identifying location needs and plant care. The public is welcome to join and learn – beware, her love for ferns is contagious!

Plant Sale

Date: 26 May 2018 - 26 May 2018
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cost: None
Location: 1729 S. Main St., Ellijay, GA
Phone: (404) 290-6422

Details:

The Garden Club of Ellijay will hold its annual plant sale on Saturday morning, May 26, 2018 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Lions Club Pavilion, 1729 S. Main St., Ellijay, GA.

Choose from a wide assortment of native plants, perennials, shrubs, and container plants from some of the best gardens in Gilmer County.

Plant Sale

Date: 28 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
Time: 8:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
Cost: None
Location: Lions Club Pavilion, 1729 S. Main St., Ellijay, GA
Phone: (404) 290-6422

Details:

The Garden Club of Ellijay will hold a plant sale on Saturday, May 28. Shop the huge selection of perennials, shrubs, and native plants from some of the best gardens in Gilmer County.