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GARDENING EVENTS FOR October 2016

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Organic Practices

Date: 04 October 2016 - 04 October 2016
Time: Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location: 1262 Government Circle
Phone: (770) 473-5434

Details:

Learn research-based information for growing vegetables with organic practices. Discuss how to take a systems approach to organic gardening and farming. We’ll cover planning, crop rotation, soil fertility, weeds and pests.

Although this class is free, registration is required. To register, call 770-473-5434 or email hortpa@uga.edu. Provide your name and the name of the class. Feel free to register online at: http://ugaextension.org/county-offices/clayton.html

Fall Festival

Date: 08 October 2016 - 16 October 2016
Time: 12PM-5PM
Cost: $10 Adults, $5 Children
Location: 1987 Gibbs Dr. , Ball Ground, GA 30107
Phone: (770) 893-1881

Details:

Refresh your Sense of Wonder with music, food and flowers!
Tour 220 acres
Michael Allen Radio Show band plays all your favorites on both Saturdays and Williamson Bros.-Bar-B-Q offers mouth watering barbecue for purchase that is hard to resist. Desserts are available from Pie Local and Not As Famous Cookie Company.

Enjoy Strolling Classical Musicians on Sundays with violin, flutes and harp. Food, wine and beer also available for purchase. The Arbor Café will also be open.

2 weekends in October

Bonsai Basics

Date: 11 October 2016 - 11 October 2016
Time: 700p - 800p
Cost: free
Location: Mountain View Library
Phone: (770) 528-4070

Details:

Cobb Master Gardeners present Gardeners’ Night Out with Michael Stoddard, Bonsai fan. A brief history of bonsai and its introduction to the US will be provided. Styles of trees, tools and techniques used in planting bonsai will be demonstrated.

Thyme to Read Book Club

Date: 14 October 2016 - 14 October 2016
Time: 1015a - 1130a
Cost: free
Location: Cobb County Water Lab, 660 S Cobb Dr & Atlanta Rd
Phone: (770) 998-8737

Details:

Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan, facilitator Sondra Nierenberg

Ferns in Your Garden

Date: 14 October 2016 - 14 October 2016
Time: 1200noon - 100p
Cost: free
Location: Cobb County Water Lab, 660 S Cobb Dr & Atlanta Rd
Phone: (770) 528-4070

Details:

Cobb Master Gardeners present Lunch & Learn with Carmen Cudd, Cobb MG.
Bring your lunch and learn how ferns reproduce, how to care for ferns, and the best ferns for your garden.

Garden Design Master Class with Annie Guilfoyle

Date: 20 October 2016 - 24 October 2016
Time: 9am - 5pm
Cost: $590
Location: 786 Church Road Wayne PA
Phone: (610) 687-4163

Details:

Learn about designing gardens with highly acclaimed British designer, Annie Guilfoyle. This carefully crafted course will guide you through each stage of the design process, beginning with the fundamentals of surveying and site analysis. Followed by essential techniques of how to initiate the design, where to find inspiration, and how to develop a creative concept into a stunning garden.

Together with the Chanticleer staff, Annie will focus on ways of achieving imaginative ideas for hardscaping

Japanese Maples Colorfest

Date: 22 October 2016 - 13 November 2016
Time: 9:00AM-5:00PM
Cost: Adults $20, Seniors $18, Children $10
Location: 1987 Gibbs Dr. , Ball Ground, GA 30107
Phone: (770) 893-1881

Details:

Come for a front row seat as over 2,000 Japanese Maples display brilliant autumn color in shades of red, yellow, orange and gold, from late October through mid-November.
On October 22 and 23 the Atlanta Bonsai Society will have bonsai on display and offer some for sale.

The Michael Allen Radio Show band entertains on Oct.22 and Williamson Bar-B-Q will be available for purchase.

Identifying and Growing Georgia Fruit Trees

Date: 27 October 2016 - 27 October 2016
Time: 12:15 - 1:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: VIP Building, Clayton County International Park, 2300 Highway 138, Jonesboro 30236
Phone: (770) 473-5434

Details:

Katherine Kennedy, Executive Director of Concrete Jungle will lead a discussion on the many fruits growing in Georgia, and how to identify, harvest and prepare them. Concrete Jungle is an organization that provides year-round fresh food for the homeless and hungry in Atlanta.