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GARDENING EVENTS FOR January 2020

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Georgia Iris Society meeting

Date: 11 January 2020 - 11 January 2020
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00PM
Cost: FREE
Location: St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church 1790 Lavista Road, Atlanta, GA 30329
Phone: (678) 778-2787

Details:

“Those other iris we love” will be presented by Carolyn Hawkins, Georgia Iris Society member, Master Gardener, and National Garden Club Horticulture and Flower Show Procedure Instructor, on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church, 1790 LaVista Road, Atlanta, GA 30329 at 2pm,
Join us for education, beautification and recreation. Our meetings are free to the public and all are welcome.
For more information, contact Kathy Blackwell 678 241 2604

Fruit Tree Pruning

Date: 16 January 2020 - 16 January 2020
Time: 6:00PM-7:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: Hall County Extension Office, 734 E. Crescent Drive, Ste 300, Gainesville, GA 30501
Phone: (770) 535-8293

Details:

Hall County Extension
Gardening with the Masters
Free Gardening Class Series
Fruit Tree Pruning presented by Hugo Kollmer, Hall County Master Gardener
Join us for an informative presentation to learn
– Pruning and training techniques
– What time of year to prune
– How to prune young & overgrown trees
Gardeners of all experience levels welcome
Registration is required.
Please contact:
Karin Hicks at 770-535-8293 or
Karin.Hicks@uga.edu

“Plant Exploration with a Purpose” with Scott McMahan

Date: 20 January 2020 - 20 January 2020
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cost: free
Location: The Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044
Phone:

Details:

Traveling the world to collect plants for a world-class botanical garden sounds like a dream, but for Scott McMahon, it’s a daily reality. As the Manager of International Plant Exploration at the Atlanta Botanical Garden (ABG), Scott has made nearly 30 overseas trips to scout and collect plants, traveling to China, Vietnam, India, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, Bhutan and Mexico. In this presentation, Scott will share his experiences – potluck lunch at 11:30am – everyone is welcome!

Plant Exploration with a Purpose

Date: 20 January 2020 - 20 January 2020
Time: 12pm
Cost: FREE!
Location: Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044
Phone:

Details:

As the Manager of International Plant Exploration at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Scott has made nearly 30 overseas trips to scout and collect plants. In a presentation hosted by the Gwinnett Master Gardeners Assoc, Scott will highlight his adventures exploring the world for botanical gems, as well as his role in creating a visiting scholar program to promote the exchange of knowledge and plants with other botanical institutions around the world. Doors open at 11:30am – bring your lunch!

Native Trees: Educational Meeting in Alpharetta

Date: 23 January 2020 - 23 January 2020
Time: 6:30PM-8:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: Alpharetta City Hall
Phone:

Details:

“The Best Native Plants for Home & Business & How to Use Them” is the topic for this educational presentation and Rick Barnes will be the presenter. While the focus of the talk is on trees and shrubs, some attention will be given to the concepts of provenance, evaluation of the landscape as a plant community, and some interesting facts about pollinators.

The address for the Community Room at City Hall is 2 Park Plaza, Alpharetta, GA 30009