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GARDENING EVENTS FOR January 2014

January 2014 |  February 2014 |  March 2014 |  April 2014 |  May 2014 |  June 2014 |  July 2014 |  August 2014 |  September 2014 |  October 2014 |  November 2014 |  December 2014

Greater Gwinnett Rose Society January Meeting

Date: 07 January 2014 - 07 January 2014
Time: 7:30 -9pm
Cost: Free
Location: 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA, Gwinnett Justice Center
Phone:

Details:

A New Year, A new Rose Bush
Henry Everett will show some of the latest Hybrid Tea roses and talk about why they are important, why you might want one for your garden and the challenges you have to face to acquire one. The meeting will be held at the Gwinnett Justice Center, 75 Langley Dr., Lawrencevile, GA., 7:30 PM. , January 7, 2014.

Georgia Iris Society Meeting

Date: 11 January 2014 - 11 January 2014
Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm
Cost: meeting are free to the public
Location: 3772 Lavista Road, Tucker,GA 30084
Phone: (404)679-4408

Details:

“When daffodils bloom, can Spring be far behind?” Join the Georgia Iris Society for their first meeting of 2014. G.I.S. member and former R.V.P. Carolyn Hawkins will present our program on daffodils…a companion to the iris.

Join us for education, recreation and beautification.

For more information, contact President Kathy Blackwell, 678 583 4408

Nature’s Healers: Medicinal Plants and Aromatherapy for Women

Date: 11 January 2014 - 11 January 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost: $25 General Public/$20 CNC Members
Location: Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell GA
Phone: (770)992-2055

Details:

Get a holistic start to the New Year with a fun and interactive look at what Mother Nature has to offer to your health regimen! Join CNC Horticulturalist Lisa Cole for this introduction into the amazing world of healing plants. This beginners’ class focuses on herbs and oils used since antiquity to treat a variety of ailments, with an emphasis on women’s needs and particular energizing blends that help to chase the winter blues away.

North Georgia Camellia Society

Date: 13 January 2014 - 13 January 2014
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: No charge except for parking (est $2 per hour)
Location: Lower level of GardenHouse, the building behind Day Hall
Phone: (404)355-4478

Details:

Lisa Bartlett of The American Hydrangea Society will speak on “Jekyll and Hyd-rangea.”
Hydrangeas and Camellias are great garden buddies!

The North Georgia Camellia Society meets at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, September
through April. Membership dues are $20 per individual and $30 per couple.

The Society’s Annual Camellia Show will not be held in 2014 but will resume in February 2015.

Georgia Native Plant Society Meeting

Date: 14 January 2014 - 14 January 2014
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cost: Free except for parking
Location: Atlanta Botanical Garden, Day Hall
Phone: (770)343-6000

Details:

Our January meeting will be in Day Hall at Atlanta Botanical Garden. GNPS member Ellen Honeycutt will present a slideshow about “Native Shrubs in North Georgia.” The plants will be presented in the order in which they bloom, from early March all the way to September. We hope you will join us.

MABA Beekeeping One Day Course

Date: 18 January 2014 - 18 January 2014
Time: 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Cost: $95
Location: Atlanta Botanical Garden
Phone:

Details:

Learn the basics of backyard beekeeping at this one day course presented by the Metro Atlanta Beekeepers Association. Presenters include faculty from UGA and Master Beekeepers.
Registrants will have opportunities to participate in hands-on hive visits during the spring and summer months.
Registration includes parking and lunch, as well as instructional materials.
Advanced registration required. This event sells out every year, so register soon by visiting the MABA website.

Beekeepers Short Course

Date: 18 January 2014 - 18 September 2014
Time: 8am-5pm
Cost: Cost $30 by 10/14; $35 after 10/14; $10- add’l. family member.
Location: 1400 Parker Road SE,Lobby A, Conyers, GA 30094
Phone: (770)278-7373

Details:

East Metro Beekeepers Short Course. Beginning beekeeping course. Learn about one of nature’s most interesting insects. Discussion will entail: equipment assembly, where to get bees, smoker lighting, hive manipulation, extracting the honey, etc. Pre-registration required – Rockdale County Cooperative Extension.

Southern Garden Symposium

Date: 24 January 2014 - 26 January 2014
Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost:
Location: Callaway Gardens
Phone: (800)225-5292

Details:

Callaway Gardens’ Southern Gardening Symposium has been the South’s premier gardening event for a quarter of a century. Whether you’re a professional gardener or just a beginner, there’s simply no better place to immerse yourself in the world of gardening than among our woodland paradise! Follow the links below for complete details on this extraordinary opportunity.

RATES AND REGISTRATION
Symposium Registration:
Includes Friday evening reception, two continental breakfasts, Saturday box

Pruning Seminar

Date: 30 January 2014 - 30 January 2014
Time: 10:00am-12:30pm
Cost: Free!
Location: Building 100, Room 401, GTC 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Phone:

Details:

The Horticulture Department at Gwinnett Technical College is sponsoring a pruning seminar including a hands-on portion, with Rick Smith, The Pruning Guru. This is a popular seminar with plenty of good information on when and how to prune your trees and shrubs. Any questions, contact Catherine Buckley at cbuckley@gwinnetttech.edu. See you there!