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GARDENING EVENTS FOR February 2019

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Controlling Weeds in the Landscape

Date: 07 February 2019 - 07 February 2019
Time: 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
Cost: $10
Location: 4380 MEMORIAL DR., STE. 200 DECATUR, GA 30032
Phone: (404) 298-4080

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Learn the latest ways to identify and control weeds within your landscape

North Atlanta Home Show

Date: 08 February 2019 - 10 February 2019
Time: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Cost: $8 general admission, free for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older with ID
Location: Infinite Energy Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Pky., Duluth, GA
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More than 150 home remodeling experts will gather at the Infinite Energy Center Feb. 8-10, 2019 for the North Atlanta Home Show. The Show will include expert speakers, buyer discounts and product demonstrations, and is presented by Marketplace Events. Jason Oliver Nixon & John Loecke, founders of the global lifestyle brand Madcap Cottage, will be featured. Walter will speak Friday, Feb. 8 at noon and broadcast live Saturday, Feb. 9 from 6-9 a.m. www.NorthAtlantaHomeShow.com.

Master Gardener Lunch and Learn: The Productive Home Vegetable Garden

Date: 08 February 2019 - 08 February 2019
Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Cobb County Water Lab Training Room; 662 South Cobb Drive, Marietta, GA 30060
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Grow delicious, healthy food in your own home garden! Join the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County as we discuss how to set up and tend to vegetable gardens using organic methods. This program will be presented by Master Gardener, garden blogger, and former Extension staff member, Amy Whitney, who has more than 25 years of experience growing food in her own backyard.

Georgia Iris Society meeting

Date: 09 February 2019 - 09 February 2019
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church 1790 Lavista Road, Atlanta, GA 30329
Phone: (678) 471-2604

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“Monarchs and Milkweed Across Georgia” will be the program presented by Susan Meyers. Susan will speak on her passions, “planting seeds” of awareness, understanding and commitment to Monarch butterfly education, conservation and research.
Our meetings are free to the public and all are welcome. Join us for education, beautification and recreation. Refreshments and door prizes will be available.
For more info, contact Kathy Blackwell 678 471 2604

Speaker Series: We Are Nature, Working: Lessons from Ecology for Designing Human Social Structures

Date: 13 February 2019 - 13 February 2019
Time: 6:30PM - 8:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: Trees Atlanta TreeHouse, 112 Krog St. Suite 7, Atlanta, GA 30307
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Ecosystems have a social structure, according to Dave Jacke. At Wednesday’s Speaker Series event, Jacke explores the ways that plants and animals organize and interact, and discusses how these dynamics inform similar human social structures.

How can we design systems that minimize stress and competition, while maximizing harmony, productivity, and diversity? Dave will be diving into this question in more detail.

2019 Atlanta Canopy Conference

Date: 14 February 2019 - 14 February 2019
Time: 9:00AM - 4:30PM
Cost: $100
Location: Trees Atlanta, 225 Chester Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
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A food forest is an edible ecosystem designed to provide food, medicine, fuel, and habitat for all of its community members. The 2019 Atlanta Canopy Conference will explore the possibilities of how we think about Atlanta’s trees as critical links among flora, fauna, and humans through food. There will be two keynote speakers, Dave Jacke and Janisse Ray, as well as workshops, local food, and beverages provided.

Designing Forest Gardens: Assembling Functional Social Ecosystems

Date: 15 February 2019 - 15 February 2019
Time: 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Cost: $100
Location: Trees Atlanta, 225 Chester Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
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Effective food forest design combines useful perennial plants in ways that minimize competition, create maximum yields, and minimize the gardener’s work and inputs needed. Dave Jacke will guide participants through lectures, games, exercises, and discussions to give you practical tools for your own forest garden design efforts. Lunch is included in this workshop. A 50% discount for this workshop is offered for participants who also register for the 2019 Canopy Conference.

Georgia Arbor Day Guided Tree Walk

Date: 16 February 2019 - 16 February 2019
Time: 1:00
Cost: $12
Location: Oakland Cemetery
Phone: (404) 688-2107

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In celebration of Georgia Arbor Day, make plans to stroll with us through Oakland’s amazing arboretum and learn from knowledgeable guides about some of our favorite trees whose beauty truly shines in winter.

“Saving Seeds & Seed Libraries”

Date: 18 February 2019 - 18 February 2019
Time: 12pm
Cost: Free
Location: Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Rd., Lawrenceville 30044
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Seed saving is something humans have done for over 10,000 years and in this presentation, UGA Extension Agent Josh Fuder will help gardeners rejoin the ritual with tips on how to save seeds and share the abundance with our community. Hosted by the Gwinnett Master Gardeners Assoc, potluck lunch @ 11:30am followed by presentation beginning at noon.

Lawn Care for Spring and Summer – Sandy Springs

Date: 18 February 2019 - 18 February 2012
Time: 7:00-8:30 PM
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Location: Lost Corner Preserve Cottage, 7300 Brandon Mill Road, Sandy Springs
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The North Fulton Master Gardeners will conduct a lawn care class for homeowners.
Beautiful, healthy lawns require more than simply mowing and fertilizing. Cool-season and warm-season grasses require similar activities, but at different times, to be effective. This class will cover: how cool and warm-season grasses differ and what they require: soil testing, fertilizing, weed control, aerating and watering.

Greater Atlanta Rose Society Monthly Meeting

Date: 19 February 2019 - 19 February 2019
Time: 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Cost: Free with exception of small parking deck charge
Location: Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone: (678) 895-3945

Details:

Everyone invited! The Greater Atlanta Rose Society is a local affiliate of the American Rose Society. Our mission is to encourage people to grow and enjoy roses. Our monthly meetings feature speakers on topics pertinent to rose growing. We have refreshments and our ARS Consulting Rosarians will be glad to answer your rose questions. Membership is only $30 a year and includes our monthly award-winning newsletter. All rose growers from novice to expert are welcome to attend at no charge.

Lawn Care for Spring and Summer – Roswell

Date: 19 February 2019 - 19 February 2019
Time: 7:00-8:30 PM
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Location: Bill Johnson Community Activity Building in Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Road
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The North Fulton Master Gardeners will conduct a lawn care class for homeowners.
Beautiful, healthy lawns require more than simply mowing and fertilizing. Cool-season and warm-season grasses require similar activities, but at different times, to be effective. This class will cover: how cool and warm-season grasses differ and what they require: soil testing, fertilizing, weed control, aerating and watering.

Lawn Care for Spring and Summer – Alpharetta

Date: 20 February 2019 - 20 February 2019
Time: 7:00-8:30 PM
Cost:
Location: 1790 Hembree Road, Alpharetta
Phone: (678) 297-6200

Details:

The North Fulton Master Gardeners will conduct a lawn care class for homeowners.
Beautiful, healthy lawns require more than simply mowing and fertilizing. Cool-season and warm-season grasses require similar activities, but at different times, to be effective. This class will cover: how cool and warm-season grasses differ and what they require: soil testing, fertilizing, weed control, aerating and watering.

DeKalb Master Gardener Meeting: Frazier-Rowe Park: A Hidden Gem

Date: 25 February 2019 - 25 February 2019
Time: 6:30 PM- 8:00 PM
Cost: Free and open to the public!
Location: Northlake Barbara Loar Library, 3772 LaVista Rd at Harobi Drive
Phone: (404) 725-8251

Details:

Tom Branch will speak about Frazier-Rowe Park: Hidden Jewel. It’s the recently developed park near Sprig Restaurant on LaVista Rd. Tom got involved when a friend asked him to help. He rallied the community and volunteers far and wide to clean up and plant this hidden gem of a park. Join us to hear about it! Our meetings are free, so bring a friend.

American Hydrangea Society Winter Meeting

Date: 25 February 2019 - 25 February 2019
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: o
Location: Atlanta History Center
Phone: (770) 337-9855

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The American Hydrangea Society offers a no charge program featuring Gary Starrett on “Confessions of a Hydrangist”. Snacks, beverages and a plant raffle at the Atlanta History Center. http://americanhydrangeasociety.org/ more more details