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GARDENING EVENTS FOR February 2014

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Georgia Hosta Society

Date: 01 February 2014 - 01 February 2014
Time: 12:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: Bellmere Garden House,10777 Bell Road, Duluth, GA.
Phone: (404)545-9588

Details:

Guest Speaker- Bob Solberg of Green Hill Farm

Georgia Iris Society meeting

Date: 08 February 2014 - 08 February 2014
Time: 2:00PM-4:00PM
Cost: free to the public
Location: Northlake Library
Phone: (404)679-4408

Details:

The Georgia Iris Society will meet on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 2pm at Northlake Barbara Loar Library, 3772 Lavista Road, Tucker, Ga. 30084 – 404 679 4408.

Mr. Bill Waldrop, retired attorney, daylily hybridizer and owner of Kennesaw Mountain Daylily Gardens in Marietta will be our speaker. Join us for education, recreation and beautification.

For more information contact President Kathy Blackwell – 678 583 8603.

Home Grown Fruits & Vegetables & Even a Little Pruning

Date: 08 February 2014 - 08 February 2014
Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Cost: Free
Location: 2115 Jep Wheeler Road, Woodstock, GA
Phone: (770)721-7803

Details:

HOME GROWN FRUITS & VEGETABLES & EVEN A LITTLE PRUNING

Cherokee County Master Gardeners is presenting a seminar on, “Home Grown Fruits & Vegetables & Even a Little Pruning”, on February 8 at 10:00 a.m., Buckeye Creek Farm, 2115 Jep Wheeler Road, Woodstock, Georgia.

North Georgia Camellia Society February meeting

Date: 10 February 2014 - 10 February 2014
Time: 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Cost: Only charge is for parking (est. $2 an hour)
Location: The Atlanta Botanical Garden
Phone: (404)355-4478

Details:

The North Georgia Camellia Society will meet at the Atlanta Botanical Garden on Monday, February 10, 2014 at 7:00 PM.

Learn a new skill at the Grafting Clinic presented by Society VP Jim Pruckler with rootstock generously supplied by member Doug Dorough, of Dorough Landscape Company.

The location is the workshop of the GardenHouse, located behind Day Hall. The workshop is on the lower level of the GardenHouse and may be accessed via the elevator or stairwell.

Starting your own Plants

Date: 11 February 2014 - 11 February 2014
Time: 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: 1001 Univeter Road, Canton, Georgia
Phone: (770)721-7803

Details:

The Cherokee County Master Gardeners will be presenting a seminar on Tuesday, February 11 at 7:00 p.m. on “Starting your own Plants” at the Cherokee County Senior Center, 1001 Univeter Road, Canton. Registration is required, so please call the Extension office at (770)721-7803. Follow Cherokee County Master Gardeners on facebook at www.facebook.com/cherokeemastergardeners for gardening tips as well as upcoming seminars.

How, Why and When to Prune workshop

Date: 15 February 2014 - 15 February 2014
Time: 1:00 pm
Cost: Free to public
Location: 4256 Earney Rd., Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone: (770)442-3901

Details:

Autumn Hill Nursery presents a FREE workshop: How, Why, and When to Prune by Master Gardener Susan Franklin
Location: 4256 Earney Rd., Woodstock, GA 30188
Susan will demonstrate how to prune all types of evergreen and flowering shrubs. Learn how to rejuvenate tired, overgrown plants. Gain an understanding of how plants react to pruning, and prune without fear. FREE- RSVP at 770-442-3901 www.autumnhillnursery.com

Native Plant Symposium

Date: 15 February 2014 - 15 February 2014
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: $50-$55
Location: Mercer University
Phone: (770)343-6000

Details:

The Georgia Native Plant Symposium presents it’s 19th annual symposium. The event will be held at Mercer University in Atlanta and a variety of topics will be presented. Visit our website for more details and to register online.

Landscaping with Conifers and Gingko in the Southeast

Date: 18 February 2014 - 18 February 2014
Time: 7:30 PM
Cost: free
Location: McElreath Hall at Atlanta History Center, West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone:

Details:

February meeting of the Georgia Perennial Plant Association.
Dr. John Ruter, , the Allan Armitage Professor of Horticulture at the University of Georgia will discuss his book, Landscaping with Conifers and Gingko in the Southeast.

Greater Atlanta Rose Society Monthly Meeting

Date: 18 February 2014 - 18 February 2014
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost: Free with exception of small parking charge
Location: Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone: (678)895-3945

Details:

Jeannie and Terry Ross of Ross Berry Farm and Apiaries from Canton will present a program on beekeeping. They are professionals who teach beekeeping classes. Come prepared to learn about beekeeping and taste some GA honey. Honey available for purchase with cash/check. We are also pleased to have at our meeting, Susan Wright, with Autumn Hill Nursery in Canton. She will talk about the new 2014 roses. Come place your order for a new rose!

How to Prune

Date: 20 February 2014 - 19 February 2014
Time: 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Cost: FREE
Location: 1001 Univeter Road, Canton, Georgia
Phone: (770)721-7803

Details:

Cherokee County Master Gardeners will be presenting a seminar on, “How to prune”, hands on class, February 20, 10:00 am, at the Cherokee County Senior Services Center, 1001 Univeter Road, Canton, Georgia.

Beekeeping Short Course

Date: 22 February 2014 - 22 February 2014
Time: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Cost: 25.00
Location: Public Safety Building, 116 Zack Hinton Pkwy South, McDonough, GA
Phone: (770)473-5434

Details:

Learn how to be a beekeeper, a great family hobby.
• Meet the Honey Bee Colony
• Equipment Assembly
• Where do I get my Bees
• Smoker Lighting
• Hive Manipulation
• Extracting your Honey
• Issues facing the Beekeeper
• Questions & Answers
Children free with paying adult. Beekeeping is a fascinating pastime that can be beneficial and enjoyable in many ways.

Preparing your Landscape for Spring

Date: 22 February 2014 - 22 February 2014
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Cost: $15 General Public/$10 CNC Members
Location: Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell GA
Phone: (770)992-2055

Details:

Late winter is the ideal time to spruce up your yard for the arrival of spring. Join CNC Horticulturalist Lisa Cole in a hands-on presentation of late-winter projects in the garden. Topics include what to prune and when, how and why to add mulch to the garden, and planting basics. By taking these small steps, you will ensure a beautiful garden with the coming of spring. Ages 16 – adult; Advance Registration Required by February 19

Get Growing For Spring Symposium

Date: 22 February 2014 - 22 February 2014
Time: 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM
Cost: $45 Members $50 Non-Members
Location: Columbus Botanical Garden 3603 Weems Road, Columbus, GA 31909
Phone: (706)327-8400

Details:

oin us at the Columbus Botanical Garden on Saturday, Feb. 22, for a day filled with tips and ideas on how you can create and maintain a beautiful backyard retreat. From bed prep to plant selection to care and maintenance, local green industry professionals will teach you how to get the most out of your garden! So if you have “spring fever” and are ready to get your garden growing, then sign up for the “Get Growing for Spring” all-day education event! Lunch is included from 12-1pm

The Inspired Gardener

Date: 22 February 2014 - 22 February 2014
Time: 8 AM-3:30 pm
Cost: $75 for ABG or GPPA members, $85 for others
Location: Atlanta Botanical Garden 1345 Piedmont Ave NE Atlanta 30309
Phone:

Details:

The Inspired Gardener, a Symposium and Silent Auction, co-sponsored by the Atlanta Botanical Garden and the Georgia Perennial Plant Association will be held at the Atlanta Botanical Garden.
Speakers include David Culp, author of The Layered Garden; Dottie Myers, a local, well-known, landscape architect, Flo Chaffin, owner of Specialty Ornamentals, Tim Martin, a passionate ornamental gardener and Dr Jean Williams-Woodward, Assoc Professor and Plant Pathologist at UGA.

Getting Ready for Spring with Mickey Gazaway!

Date: 24 February 2014 - 24 February 2014
Time: 6:00 pm -7:30 pm
Cost: Free!
Location: Northlake Library, 3772 Lavista Rd Tucker, GA 30084
Phone:

Details:

The DeKalb Master Gardener Association is happy to present Mickey Gazaway, a Plant Expert from Pike Nurseries, with a Show and Tell of plants with guidance on getting our gardens ready for Spring. Mickey wants questions from attendees, so join us for an educational and fun evening. Bring a friend! Have you stopped learning yet?

Pruning Seminar

Date: 26 February 2014 - 26 February 2014
Time: 10:00am-12:30pm
Cost: Free!
Location: Building 100, Room 401, GTC 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Phone:

Details:

If you have ever wondered HOW and WHEN to prune your shrubs and small trees, you will want to attend this seminar given by Rick Smith, The Pruning Guru. Rick has over 20 years of valuable experience and expertise in the area of pruning. No registration or fee required.