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GARDENING EVENTS FOR February 2017

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Georgia Iris Society meeting-St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church

Date: 01 February 2017 - 11 February 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00PM
Cost: free
Location: 1790 Lavista Road, Atlanta, Ga. 39329
Phone: (404) 202-3888

Details:

Mickey Gazaway will be our guest program. Mickey is a native Atlantan with a degree in Horticulture, she is certified as an arborist, a Georgia Master Gardener and has been with Pike Nursery for the past 25 years. She co-hosts the Pike’s Pick segment on the Walter Reeves Saturday morning radio show.
Join us for education, beautification and recreation. Our meetings are free to the public and all are welcome.
For more infomation contact Harvey Holmes or Stacy Cooke 404 202 3888

Organic Gardening

Date: 07 February 2017 - 07 February 2017
Time: 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: No Cost
Location: Norcross Human Services Center, 5030 Georgia Belle Court, Norcross, GA 30093.
Phone: (678) 377-4011

Details:

Gwinnett County Extension Agent Timothy Daly will cover the basic principles of organic gardening and separate the myths from the facts.
There is no charge, but pre-registration is required by February 5. To register, contact Timothy Daly at 678.377.4011 or tdaly@uga.edu.

Thyme to Read Book Club

Date: 10 February 2017 - 10 February 2019
Time: 1015a - 1130a
Cost: free
Location: Cobb County Water Lab, 660 S Cobb Dr & Atlanta Rd
Phone: (770) 998-8737

Details:

The Lost Garden by Helen Humphreys, facilitator Katie Sanstead

Annual Tree Giveaway

Date: 17 February 2017 - 17 February 2017
Time: Noon-3 PM
Cost: Free
Location: 1262 Government Circle, Jonesboro, GA
Phone: (770) 473-5434

Details:

In honor of Georgia Arbor Day, Clayton County Soil and Water Conservation District, the Clayton County Extension Office and Clayton County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers are giving away tree seedlings. The two species selected for this year’s giveaway are Flowering Dogwood and Crepe Myrtle.

Seedlings will be given out at the Clayton County Extension Office, 1262 Government Circle, Jonesboro, GA 30236

Great Backyard Bird Count

Date: 18 February 2017 - 18 February 2017
Time: 9:00AM-12:00PM
Cost: General Garden Admission
Location: Smith-Gilbert Gardens 2382 Pine Mountain Rd Kennesaw, GA 30152
Phone: (770) 919-0248

Details:

Participate in the worldwide Great Backyard Bird Count and learn a couple of things about birding! Follow a bird walk with Pat Pepper. Children are welcome and will learn using binoculars, learn about what makes a bird, their different nesting habits and what to learn from their beaks. Children can also do a birdhouse scavenger hunt, bird bingo or make a birdfeeder to take home.

GCMGA Monthly Meeting

Date: 20 February 2017 - 20 February 2017
Time: 12PM - Noon
Cost: Free
Location: Bethesda Senior Senior, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044
Phone:

Details:

Lori Prosser, a Gwinnett Master Gardener and GCMGA member, will present “From Cottages to Castles”. A Master Gardener since 2006, Lori has always had a love for the outdoors, gardening and photography. Lori got the “gardening bug” even more when her family moved to Georgia. Living in England for 4 years gave Lori the opportunity to travel and pursue her passion for photography. Join in as she travels the footpaths of England.

An early start for a bountiful garden

Date: 21 February 2017 - 22 February 2017
Time: 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Cost: No Charge
Location: Norcross Human Services Center, 5030 Georgia Belle Court, Norcross, GA 30093
Phone: (678) 377-4011

Details:

Gwinnett County Master Gardener Jane Burke will cover starting plants, both vegetables and flowers, from seed in early spring. Learn about the different pots, soils, seeds and seed companies and how to use these to get your garden off to a fine start. There is no charge, but pre-registration is required by February 17. To register, contact Timothy Daly at 678.377.4010 or tdaly@uga.edu.

Sweet Potatoes-A World Super Food

Date: 23 February 2017 - 23 February 2017
Time: Noon-1 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Clayton County International Park 2300 Highway 138, Jonesboro
Phone: (770) 473-3945

Details:

Want to grow our own super-nutritious sweet potatoes? Mark this date and meet us at “The Beach.” Taught by Tom Bonnell, Master Gardener Extension Volunteer.

The Inspired Gardener, a Symposium and Silent Auction

Date: 25 February 2017 - 25 February 2017
Time: 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Cost: $79 for ABG & GPPA members, $89 for nonmembers
Location: Atlanta Botanical Garden
Phone: (404) 876-5859

Details:

Shake off the winter blues & get in gear for springtime with this full day of GARDEN INSPIRATION! Enjoy the CAMARADERIE of other enthusiastic gardeners as you pick up NEW IDEAS from seasoned experts. Topics: Stunning Schefflera & Elegant Edgeworthia: the South Don’t Do Dormant; Creative Containers: The Appeal, The Potential & The Possibilities; Rock Gardens: Reimagining a Classic Style; Magnolias for the Home Garden; More than Just a Pretty Face: How Botanic Gardens are Conserving Rare Plants

American Hydrangea Society 2017 Winter Meeting

Date: 27 February 2017 - 27 February 2017
Time: 7:00 pm Social • 7:30 pm Meeting • Plant Raffle (following program)
Cost: Free
Location: All meetings will be in the Woodruff Auditorium in McElreath Hall at the Atlanta History Center
Phone:

Details:

The speaker for the evening is Allen Sistrunk – An Awakening! The Inception of the American Hydrangea Society.