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GARDENING EVENTS FOR March 2016

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Friends First Friday: Native Azaleas

Date: 04 March 2016 - 04 March 2016
Time: 9:00AM - 10:30 AM
Cost: $12
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Phone: (706) 542-6138

Details:

There are 12-13 azalea species native to Georgia. These are a divesrse, beautiful group of plants that bloom through 3 seasons and have been named as the 2016 Georgia Gold Medal Plant in the native plant category. Come hear Clif Brock tell us more about these native shrubs and how to incorporate them into your landscape.
This monthly event includes a full breakfast and an opportunity to meet new people while learning about the Garden, gardening or garden history.

CULTIVATING SHIITAKES WITH LOVE IS LOVE FARM

Date: 05 March 2016 - 05 March 2016
Time: 12:00pm-3:30pm
Cost: $45 members/ $55 nonmembers
Location: Love is Love @ Gaia Gardens 900 Dancing Fox Rd. Decatur, GA 30032
Phone:

Details:

Join us for a day of fun and exploration as we delve into the secretive world of fungi by learning to cultivate your own delicious mushrooms at home. We’ll harness the transformative power of mushrooms to create healthy delicious food at home using simple and inexpensive materials. Each attendee will take home an inoculated log.

Spring into your Miniature Garden

Date: 05 March 2016 - 05 March 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Cost: $20 per person
Location: 4256 Earney Rd, Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone: (770) 442-3901

Details:

Autumn Hill Nursery Workshop – Come see the spring collection for miniature gardens and see how to incorporate them into your existing garden or start your very first one. RSVP – $20. Material cost includes pot, soil, moss and 3 Itty Bitty Plants. Miniature garden add-ons available at an additional cost.

Rose Day at Bogan Park!

Date: 05 March 2016 - 05 March 2016
Time: Rose Day at Bogan Park
Cost: Free!
Location: Bogan Park, Buford Georgia
Phone: (678) 350-8473

Details:

Pruning of the Earth Kind roses at Bogan Park’s garden. Drop in to learn how to kick start the rose growing season with proper grooming and nourishment.
Get your tools sharpened for a small donation. Not to be blunt, it’s worth the price.
Learn to make labels to identify your roses.
Learn how to prune a rose bush.

CHICKEN COOP DESIGN

Date: 06 March 2016 - 06 March 2016
Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Cost: $20 member/$30 nonmember member/$30 nonmember
Location: Digital Additive 1075 Zonolite Rd. Suite 1D Atlanta, GA 30306
Phone:

Details:

Want to add chickens to your homestead next year or build your feathered friends a better home? Autumn is the perfect time to learn so that you’re ready to hit the ground running in spring with plans in place and costs accounted for. By the end of the class you will know what it takes to build a coop, the best materials to use, how to control your building cost, and how to protect your flock from predators.

Prepare Your Garden Bed for Roses

Date: 06 March 2016 - 05 March 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Cost: FREE
Location: 4256 Earney Rd, Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone: (770) 442-3901

Details:

Autumn Hill Workshop – Get ready for roses by learning how and what to use to prepare your beds. RSVP – FREE

Favorite Deer Resistant Plants

Date: 08 March 2016 - 08 March 2016
Time: 10:00 - 11:15AM
Cost: $15
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Phone: (706) 542-6156

Details:

Deer a problem in your garden? In this class Connie Cottingham and Mike Sikes will discuss their favorite deer-resistant plants, fun combinations, and what each plant can contribute to your landscape. These trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals and bulbs are among Connie and Mike’s favorites, and are great plants whether or not deer graze your garden. 10:00-11:15 am. 706-542-6156 or botgarden.uga.edu.

Lawn Care for Spring and Summer

Date: 08 March 2016 - 08 March 2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: FREE
Location: Bill Johnson Community Activity Bldg, Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Rd, Roswell, GA 30075
Phone: (770) 641-3760

Details:

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. Designed for homeowners, the class covers: what different grasses require; value of soil testing; fertilizing, weed control, aerating, watering.

Class is run by Fulton Co. Coop Ext and N Fulton Master Gardeners. Register online at www.roswellgov.com, Rec Program Registration (Activity 52020) or stop by Community Bldg.

Bartow Lawn & Garden Seminar: “Oh Deer!”

Date: 08 March 2016 - 08 March 2016
Time: 6:30 to 7:30 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Olin Tatum Agriculture Building Cartersville GA
Phone: (678) 296-6212

Details:

Free seminar on learning how your yard doesn’t have to be a rabbit and deer buffet!

Gardener’s Night Out: A Few of My Favorite Things: Natives and Non-Natives

Date: 08 March 2016 - 08 March 2016
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Mt View Library - 3320 Sandy Plains Rd, Marietta, GA 30066
Phone: (770) 528-4070

Details:

A discussion of native trees, shrubs, perennials and ground covers with pictures of and information about each. “This and That” is a discussion about plants and things that I have experienced/learned with Carmen Cudd Master Gardener.

Soque Garden Club “GARDEN EXTRAVAGANZA”

Date: 08 March 2016 - 07 May 2016
Time: 8:00AM - 5:00pm
Cost: Free Admission
Location: White County Agri-Center, 42 Claud Sims Road/Hwy 129N, Cleveland, GA
Phone: (404) 512-6857

Details:

Soque Garden Club “GARDEN EXTRAVAGANZA”, plant/garden sale, Saturday, May 7, 8am-5pm, White County Agri-Center, 42 Claud Sims Road/Hwy 129N, Cleveland, GA. Regional plant/garden vendors. Free Admission. Contact: Arlene O’Neill / 404-512-6857; amoflowers@gmail.com

Lawn Care for Spring and Summer

Date: 09 March 2016 - 09 March 2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: FREE
Location: City of Alpharetta Engineering/Public Works Department on 1790 Hembree Road, Alpharetta, GA 30009
Phone: (678) 297-6200

Details:

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. Designed for homeowners, the class covers: what different grasses require; value of soil testing; fertilizing, weed control, aerating and watering.

This class is run by Fulton County Cooperative Extension, N Fulton Master Gardeners and Alpharetta Natural Resources Commission. To register, call (678) 297-6200.

Small is the New Big: Small Gardens with Impact

Date: 11 March 2016 - 11 March 2016
Time: Noon - 1:00PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Cobb County Water Lab Training Room - Corner of 660 S. Cobb Drive and Atlanta Street, Marietta, GA 30060
Phone: (770) 528-4070

Details:

Bring your lunch and learn how to have a garden that lives large regardless of size.

Thyme to Read Book Club

Date: 11 March 2016 - 11 March 2016
Time: 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Cost: FREE
Location: Cobb County Water Lab Training Room - Corner of 660 S. Cobb Drive and Atlanta Street, Marietta, GA 30060
Phone: (770) 528-4070

Details:

Discussing Grandma Gatewood’s Walk by Ben Montgomery, Facilitator Susan Dawsey

Georgia Daffodil Society Blooms at CNC

Date: 12 March 2016 - 12 March 2016
Time: 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Cost: Included with General admission: $6 for Child/$10 Adult/$7 Seniors 65+/$7 Students 13-18/Free CNC Members & Kids 2 and under
Location: Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell, GA
Phone: (770) 992-2055

Details:

Georgia Daffodil Society, GDS, in Cooperation with North Georgia Council of Flower Show Judges a show themed “What Is In My Garden”. Kingfisher Hall will bask in the gold, yellow, white and pink glow of hundreds of daffodils as the GDS presents its annual show. Spreading the joy of growing daffodils and educating the public has been the core of this Society’s mission since 1954. Every year sees outstanding blooms from a range of climates with exhibitors representing Georgia, North and South Ca

Georgia Iris Society Meeting

Date: 12 March 2016 - 12 March 2016
Time: 2:00 - 4:00pm
Cost: Free
Location: 1790 Lavista Road, NE, Atlanta, Ga.30329
Phone: (404) 202-3888

Details:

Georgia Iris Society will meet on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 2pm at St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church, 1790 Lavista Road, NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30329. Our speaker will be Valarie Nichols, free-lance illustrator, graphic designer and backyard beekeeper who will present “The Honeybee in the Garden”.
Our meetings are free to the public and all are welcome. Join us for education, beautification and recreation.
Door prizes and snacks will be provided. 404-202-3888 for more information.

THE ABUNDANT GARDEN & HOMESTEAD

Date: 12 March 2016 - 12 March 2016
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
Cost: $20 member/$30 nonmember
Location: 215 Clarion Ave Decatur, GA, 30030
Phone:

Details:

Learn to make use every inch of your yard for beauty, food and relaxation during a personal tour of the abundant garden of Anne-Marie Anderson, The Celtic Gardener. Graze on food plants while exploring how to make nature your partner and ally: using materials generated on site, incorporating chickens for waste disposal and compost, and bees for pollination and honey.

All I want to do is Prune Baby Prune! workshop

Date: 12 March 2016 - 12 March 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Cost: FREE
Location: 4256 Earney Rd, Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone: (770) 442-3901

Details:

Autumn Hill Nursery Workshop – Susan Franklin, Master Gardener and pruning expert will show us the How’s and tell us the Why’s on pruning specific shrubs and trees. Come learn from the best, then go home and impress the heck out of your neighbors. RSVP – FREE

Mountain Shadow Garden Club Meeting and Program

Date: 14 March 2016 - 14 March 2016
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Eastminster Presbyterian Church, Founders Hall, 5801 Hugh Howell Road, Stone Mountain, GA 30087
Phone: (404) 641-8633

Details:

Master Rosarian Bobbie Reed will present a program titled “Roses: Updates on Cultivars and Diseases” at the Mountain Shadow Garden Club meeting on Monday evening, March 14. She will discuss newer disease-resistant roses and give an update on Rose Rosette Disease, which is an increasing problem in north Georgia. Ms. Reed is active in the American Rose Society, the Greater Atlanta Rose Society, and Greater Gwinnett Rose Society. MSGC is open to men and women. Refreshments and socializing follow.

North Georgia Camellia Society Meeting & Mini Show

Date: 14 March 2016 - 14 March 2016
Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Cost: Free (parking deck est. $2.00/hour)
Location: Turner Garden Theater in the Hardin Visitor Center, located behind the ticket booths
Phone: (404) 355-4478

Details:

This month’s program will be a “Mini Show” just for our camellia club members.
You may enter up to two camellias of the same variety with a total of ten blossoms.
Bring your best ten blossoms and compete against your fellow members.
Two prizes will be awarded!

Tables will be set up in the lobby behind the ticket booths where cups and entry cards will be available to enter your blooms.

Attracting Monarch Butterflies

Date: 15 March 2016 - 15 March 2016
Time: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Cost: free
Location: The Bridge, 225 Willow Bend Road, Peachtree City
Phone:

Details:

Susan Meyers is a Master Gardener, and Garden Club member with a passion for butterflies. She has volunteered with Monarchs Across Georgia since 2003, leading trips to the overwintering colonies Mexico, facilitating educator workshops, and administering pollinator habitat grants. Recently retired from the education department at Stone Mountain Park, she volunteers with a middle school science club gardening for wildlife and participates in plant- and insect-related citizen science projects.

Georgia Perennial Plant Association lecture meeting

Date: 15 March 2016 - 15 March 2016
Time: 7:30 p.m.; refreshments 7:00 p.m.
Cost: free lecture; ask about $35 membership
Location: Atlanta History Center, McElreath Hall, 130 W. Paces Ferry Rd.
Phone:

Details:

“Epimediums – Jewels of the Shade,” Karen Perkins, Garden Visions Epimediums, Templeton, Massachusetts. Known by many as a simple ground cover for dry woodland shade, epimediums are finally getting the appreciation that they deserve. This “perfect shade perennial” possesses a delicate beauty that belies its surprisingly tough, long-lasting nature. Karen will illustrate the many and varied types now commercially available, including some of the exciting new evergreen species from China.

Vegetable Gardening – the Basics

Date: 15 March 2016 - 15 March 2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: FREE
Location: Bill Johnson Community Activity Bldg, Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Rd, Roswell, GA 30075
Phone: (770) 641-3760

Details:

Whether you are new to growing vegetables or are interested in learning how to increase your garden’s bounty, this class is for you. The class covers: soil preparation; seasonal planting (cool-season vs warm-season crops); planning your garden; mulching, weed control, fertilizing and pest control.

Class is run by Fulton County Coop Ext and N Fulton Master Gardeners. Register online at www.roswellgov.com Recreation Program Registration (Activity 52020) or stop by Community Bldg.

Greater Atlanta Rose Society Monthly Meeting

Date: 15 March 2016 - 15 March 2016
Time: 7:15 pm - 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:

Come join us for a fun and informative presentation at this month’s meeting! Cathy Farmer is our honored speaker. Cathy grows over 200 roses as well as perennials and other plants in an English-style garden. Everyone invited to attend including growers of roses or just lovers of roses! Light refreshments will be served.

Georgia Perennial Plant Association lecture meeting

Date: 16 March 2016 - 16 March 2016
Time: 7:30 p.m.; refreshments 7:00 p.m.
Cost: free lecture; ask about $35 membership
Location: Atlanta History Center, McElreath Hall, 130 W. Paces Ferry Rd.,
Phone:

Details:

“The Emergent City: Transforming the Urban Experience with Dynamic Landscapes,” Patrick Cullina, Past VP of Hort. & Ops., The High Line, NYC and award-winning horticulturist and designer. Innovative landscape initiatives are playing a seminal role in many successful transformations of cities. This colorful presentation will explore a range of strategies that overlay environmental interests on cultural experiences and examines the impacts that the creative uses of plants can have on urban life.

Vegetable Gardening – the Basics

Date: 16 March 2016 - 16 March 2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: FREE
Location: Alpharetta City Hall, 2 Park Plaza (about a block and a half from Hwy 9 and Academy St) Alpharetta GA 30009
Phone: (678) 297-6200

Details:

Whether you are new to growing vegetables or are interested in learning how to increase your garden’s bounty, this class is for you. The class covers: soil preparation; seasonal planting (cool-season vs warm-season crops); planning your garden; mulching, weed control, fertilizing and pest control.

This class is run by the Fulton County Cooperative Extension, North Fulton Master Gardeners and the Alpharetta Natural Resources Commission. To register, call (678) 297-6200.

Spring Atlanta Home Show

Date: 18 March 2016 - 20 March 2016
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Cost: $10 general admission; children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older free
Location: Cobb Galleria Centre, Two Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: (770) 798-1997

Details:

Over 350 home remodeling experts will gather at the Cobb Galleria Centre March 18-20 (www.AtlantaHomeShow.com). Featuring the latest products and services for home remodeling, interior design, landscaping and outdoor living, the Spring Atlanta Home Show offers attendees the opportunity to comparison shop and talk to the experts one-on-one. Two Galleria Parkway, Atlanta 30339. Expert speakers, including Walter Reeves, door prizes, live radio broadcasts, buyer discounts and much more.

Rose Gardening for Beginners

Date: 19 March 2016 - 19 March 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Cost: Free
Location: 4256 Earney Rd, Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone: (770) 442-3901

Details:

Autumn Hill Nursery Workshop – Many of us have difficulty growing roses, come find out the do’s and don’ts of growing roses, fertilizing and spraying. Participants will enjoy a discount on roses. RSVP – FREE

Tweak Your Yard Design Days

Date: 19 March 2016 - 19 March 2016
Time: 10:00 am - 5:30pm
Cost: $25 per half hour
Location: 4256 Earney Rd, Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone: (770) 442-3901

Details:

Meet at the nursery with one of our designers to plan that perfect little spot in the back yard, redo an area in front of your house, or design the perennial garden you have been dreaming of. This is your chance to get professional help without laying out a lot of dough. Bring photos and rough measurements. Please limit the area to about 500 sq. ft. $25 Fee for ½ hr. appointment. You will also receive a 20% discount on plants purchased that day only. Call to schedule your appointment

Daffodil Day

Date: 19 March 2016 - 19 March 2016
Time: 10:30AM-4:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Ave., SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Phone: (404) 688-2107

Details:

Historic Oakland Foundation partners with the Georgia Daffodil Society to host Daffodil Day, a springtime celebration of Oakland Cemetery’s thousands of heirloom daffodils. Join us for presentations and garden walks with Betsy Abrams, Kacey Clouse, Sandra Jonas, Adam Martin and Sara Van Beck, a cut flower display of good varieties for Georgia, a plant sale and the opportunity to have your questions answered by experts.

Lawn Care

Date: 19 March 2016 - 19 March 2016
Time: 10:00 -11:30
Cost: Free
Location: Rose Creek Library 4476 Towne Lake Pkwy, Woodstock, Ga.
Phone: (770) 721-7803

Details:

Cherokee County Master Gardeners present: “Lawn Care”

Learn the types of grass, calendar for maintenance and troubleshooting tips to make your lawn the best one on the block.

Chastain Park Conservancy Farm Chastain

Date: 19 March 2016 - 19 March 2016
Time: 10.00am
Cost: Free
Location: Farm Chastain
Phone: (404) 451-5138

Details:

Farm Chastain is an urban teaching farm at 4001 Powers Ferry Road. We offer monthly classes taught by North Fulton master gardeners which are all hands on classes. We are a 100% organic garden , we donate our produce to the Women’s Shelter and to our class attendees. These classes are free to everyone. Our next class is PRUNING which is being held this Saturday at the Farm. We also run monthly classes through Piedmont Cancer Wellness and you can register for these classes through their website.

Chemistry of Orchid Scents

Date: 20 March 2016 - 20 March 2016
Time: 2:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Phone: (706) 542-6156

Details:

The Northeast Georgia Orchid Society meets every third Sunday at 2:00 pm in the Visitor Center’s Gardenside Room at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia.
They invite you to join them to learn more about this month’s topic: Chemistry of Orchid Scents. Email northeastgaorchidsociety@gmail.com for info.

Garden Travels: Victoria Falls and Secluded Botswana

Date: 22 March 2016 - 22 March 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Phone: (706) 542-6014

Details:

Jeff Lewis and Karen Gardner will share their adventure to Zambia and Botswana where they ventured in 2015 for an African safari. Jeff says there will be some plant photos, but the focus was clearly on the animals and birds they encountered.
Presented by Friends of the Garden.

Gardening in Small Spaces

Date: 22 March 2016 - 22 March 2016
Time: 7:00-9:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Harmony on the Lakes Clubhouse 297 Harmony Lake Dr. Canton, Ga.
Phone: (770) 721-7803

Details:

Cherokee County Master Gardeners present: “Gardening in Small Spaces”

Learn basic design principles to maximize limited landscape areas and proper plant selection for small spaces.

Flower Arranging Unit 4: Fruits and Vegetable Design

Date: 23 March 2016 - 23 March 2016
Time: 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Cost: $45
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Phone: (706) 542-6156

Details:

This is the fourth in a series of five National Garden Club units focusing on designs incorporating fruits and vegetables. Participants will be provided with a list of materials to bring to class. Limited to 20 participants. Priority will be given to those participants who have completed Units 1-3.

Ladies Night Out – Initial Grapevine Wreath Making

Date: 24 March 2016 - 24 March 2016
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: $39 per person
Location: 4256 Earney Rd, Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone: (770) 442-3901

Details:

Autumn Hill Nursery would like you to Join us for our first Ladies’ Night Out this spring. Initial wreaths are very popular so we will be decorating a grapevine wreath and adding your initial. RSVP – $39 When responding, please give us the initial that you will want to use. Response needs to be before March 17.

Plants of the Desert: Growing Cacti and Succulents

Date: 26 March 2016 - 26 March 2016
Time: 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Cost: $50
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia
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, bring a container for planting.

Spring Bird Ramble

Date: 26 March 2016 - 26 March 2016
Time: 8:00AM
Cost: Free
Location: Oconee Rivers Audubon Society
Phone: (706) 542-6156

Details:

Come join the Oconee Rivers Audubon Society for a morning bird walk at the Garden. Look and listen for our spring migrants. First time birding? No problem. ORAS members will help you spot and identify the feathery creatures. All birding levels are welcome. Bring binoculars if you have them. For more information visit www.oconeeriversaudubon.org.

Garden for Life SpringFest

Date: 26 March 2016 - 26 March 2016
Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Cost: FREE
Location: 4256 Earney Rd, Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone: (770) 442-3901

Details:

. Autumn Hill has developed a Garden for Life theme for the nursery that incorporates pollinators, thriving plants, and feeding your soul through gardening. The SpringFest event features Growing a Greener World host, Joe Lamp’l at 11am talking about “Starting and maintaining a thriving organic vegetable garden”. Many activities for kids are offered including: Rock painting, birdseed cake making and a Three B’s Scavenger Hunt (Bees, Butterflies and Birds). Garden & craft vendors plus food

Chicks in the City Symposium

Date: 26 March 2016 - 26 March 2016
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost: $65 for the Symposium ($50 for Wylde Center or AHC members), or $30 to only attend the afternoon reception ($20 for Wylde Center or AHC members)
Location: Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone: (404) 371-1920

Details:

The Wylde Center (www.wyldecenter.org) and the Atlanta History Center (www.AtlantaHistoryCenter.com) will present the annual symposium, Chicks in the City, at the Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. The popular program is designed for people who own or wish to keep a backyard flock. It includes expert speakers plus a late afternoon reception. Purchase tickets at www.wyldecenter.org.

Joe Lamp’l Organic Gardening Workshop

Date: 26 March 2016 - 26 March 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Cost: FREE
Location: 4256 Earney Rd, Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone: (770) 442-3901

Details:

Autmn Hill Nursery is hosting a workshop presented by Joe Lamp’l , Host of Growing a Greener World on HGTV will be presenting a workshop on Starting and Maintaining a Thriving Organic Vegetable Garden.

DeKalb MG Assoc: Linda Karr presents The Children’s Garden: Creating an Oasis in an Alleyway

Date: 28 March 2016 - 28 March 2016
Time: 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Cost: Free, bring a friend!
Location: Northlake - Barbara Loar Branch of the DeKalb Co. Public Library at 3772 LaVista Rd., Tucker, GA 30084
Phone:

Details:

Linda Karr, owner of The Garden Enthusiast – Backyard Nature Station in Tucker, opened the 6000 square foot Children’s Garden as an extension of The Garden Enthusiast as a way to encourage children’s interest in nature.
For years the downtown Tucker alleyway had been collecting weeds and trash. From trash to butterflies and more. Come learn how it was done.

Early Spring Treasures in the Woodland Garden

Date: 29 March 2016 - 29 March 2016
Time: 3:30PM - 6:00PM
Cost: $20
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Phone: (706) 542-6156

Details:

Join Cliff for the first of a two-part class focusing on some of our most beloved early risers in the in the South. Through this class you will learn how to create a woodland ephemeral garden in your own yard. Both sessions will focus on identification and cultivation strategies for shade-loving woodland perennials. The March class will focus on Asaurms, Trilliums, native wildflowers, and bulbs. Another class focusing on mid-season ephemerals and native azaleas will be held April 12

Sustainable Vegetable Gardening

Date: 29 March 2016 - 29 March 2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: FREE
Location: Bill Johnson Community Activity Bldg, Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Rd, Roswell, GA 30075
Phone: (770) 641-3760

Details:

Sustainable gardening is creating an environment where desirable plants and insects coexist. It involves: enriching and feeding the soil; fostering healthy plants; encouraging diversity; deterring harmful insects and diseases. Class will explain how to do this, while eliminating/minimizing chemical fertilizers and pesticides.

Sponsored through Roswell Recreation and Parks and taught by Fulton Co. Extension and N Fulton Master Gardeners. Register online at http://www.roswellgov.com, Rec Progr