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GARDENING EVENTS FOR November 2015

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Athens Flute Choir

Date: 01 November 2015 - 01 November 2015
Time: 2:00 pm
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Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center
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Celebrate “Our Heritage” with the Athens Flute Choir at its Fall concert inside our tropical conservatory. The program will feature works including “Oh Shenandoah” and the Shaker melody “Simple Gifts” in addition to works celebrating the emigration experience, Appalachia, New Orleans jazz, and a revolutionary-flavor fife and drum march for flute choir and percussion titled “George Washington’s Teeth.” Admission is free.

FRIENDS First Friday

Date: 06 November 2015 - 06 November 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Cost: $12
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center Downstairs
Phone: (706) 542-6138

Details:

Piccadilly Farms in Bishop is known for many things – Lenten Roses, shade perennials – and a stunning conifer collection. This month Valerie and Bill Hinesley of Piccadilly Farm Nursery and Gardens will talk to us about their favorite conifers.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.

Fall Festival

Date: 07 November 2015 - 07 November 2015
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Theater-in-the-Woods
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Playing in the leaves? Storytelling? Making apple cider? Creating art out of nature? What else would you think of to celebrate fall? Join us for the beginnings of many seasonal festivals to come as we celebrate the Theatre in the Woods and the space that will become known to be the Forest Play area of the Children’s Garden.

Plants of the Desert: Growing Cacti and Succulents

Date: 07 November 2015 - 07 November 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost: $50
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center, Classroom 2
Phone: (706) 542-6156

Details:

Kevin Tarner, succulent enthusiast and professional horticulturist, will begin with an overview of how cacti and succulents are able to thrive in the hottest places on Earth. Next, he’ll introduce the most desert-adapted and horticulturally popular plant families. We’ll then explore how to successfully cultivate and propagate desert plants. Each participant will get their hands dirty by creating their own succulent dish garden to take home. Please bring your own planter; we will provide the rest

Pollinators: Unsung Garden Heroes

Date: 10 November 2015 - 10 November 2015
Time: 700p - 800p
Cost: free
Location: South Cobb Library
Phone: (770) 528-4070

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MGVOCC Gardeners’ Night Out – Learn which plants you can grow in your garden or in containers that will provide food for pollinators with Marge Igyarto, Cobb Master Gardener

Herbal Creams, Salves, and Sprays

Date: 10 November 2015 - 10 November 2015
Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Cost: $30
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center, Classroom 2
Phone: (706) 542-6156

Details:

Anne Shenk, Director of Education, and Pam Butts, Curator of the Conservatory and the Herb & Physic Garden, will share a variety of recipes for using herbs, essential oils and beeswax to prepare products for health and beauty. Participants will prepare and take home an herbal cream, a medicinal salve, and an herbal spray, as well as a wealth of knowledge to create more at home!

Johnstone Lecture: The Garden at Night: Moths, Pollination Services, and Climate Change

Date: 10 November 2015 - 10 November 2015
Time: 7:00 pm, reception following
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Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center and Conservatory
Phone: (706) 542-6014

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James W. Porter is the Josiah Meigs Professor of Ecology at the University of Georgia, a renaissance man who is known for his award winning photography, as well as his knowledge of butterflies and moths, climate change, coral reefs, and ecology. Join us for a talk that will be a delight for both your eyes and your curious mind. Meet Dr. Porter during the reception following his talk. Reservations requested.

Beekeeping

Date: 13 November 2015 - 13 November 2015
Time: 1200noon - 100p
Cost: free
Location: Cobb County Water Lab, 660 S Cobb Dr & Atlanta Rd
Phone: (770) 528-4070

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MGVOCC Gardeners’ Night Out – Beekeeping with Metro Atlanta Beekeepers

Thyme to Read Book Club

Date: 13 November 2015 - 13 November 2015
Time: 1015a - 1130a
Cost: free
Location: Cobb County Water Lab, 660 S Cobb Dr & Atlanta Rd
Phone: (770) 528-4070

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Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder by Richard Louv Facilitator Dorothy Dowell

Full Moon Hike

Date: 25 November 2015 - 25 November 2015
Time: 7:00 pm
Cost: $5/person or $15/family
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Meet at the Fountain in front of the Visitor's Center
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Come see the garden come alive at night! Each walk will focus on a different topic such as the moon, constellations, or nocturnal creatures. Bring family and friends of all ages along to enjoy the mysterious world of nature at night! 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.