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GARDENING EVENTS FOR March 2019

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Daffodil Day at Oakland Cemetery

Date: 02 March 2019 - 02 March 2019
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location: Oakland Cemetery
Phone: (404) 688-2107

Details:

Daffodil Day returns to Atlanta’s historic Oakland Cemetery on March 2. Celebrate the impending arrival of spring with a day filled with beautiful displays, garden experts, and fun activities for all ages in Oakland Cemetery’s Victorian gardens. Daffodil Day is free and open to the public.

Guided Garden Walks
Plants and Used Garden Books Sale
Cut Flower Display
Dialogue with Local Gardens Experts
Children’s Craft Activities
And More

Rose Day

Date: 02 March 2019 - 02 March 2019
Time: 8:30AM-3:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: Bogan Park 2723 N Bogan Rd NE, Buford, GA 30519
Phone: (678) 277-0850

Details:

Greater Gwinnett Rose Society Rose Day 2nd March. Learn all you want to know about growing and care of roses. 8:30 am hands on activity, on planting and pruning your roses. Consulting Rosarians will be available to answer your questions. Indoor activities: lectures on the care of roses, auctions and small tool sharpening for a fee. Garden art and rose crafts will be available. Come and spend time with successful and happy rose growers.

Atlanta Orchid society show

Date: 08 March 2019 - 10 March 2019
Time: Friday noon to Sunday 4 PM
Cost: ABG Membership or $24+ parking
Location: Atlanta Botanical Gardens, Atlanta
Phone:

Details:

The Atlanta Orchid Society show is at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. Saturday afternoon can be crowded. Remember that admission to the gardens is now $24 for each adult / $21 per child plus $2/hour parking. The orchid show is free once you get inside. Make sure you take time to see the greenhouses and grounds but the At.O.S. show is in Day Hall. The A.B.G. has ‘Orchid Daze’ several weekends but the AOS show is only on this weekend. 6 vendors and up to 20 exhibits.

Cobb Master Gardener Lunch and Learn

Date: 08 March 2019 - 08 March 2019
Time: 10:15AM - 11:30AM
Cost: Free!
Location: Cobb County Water Lab Training Room; 662 South Cobb Drive, Marietta, GA 30060
Phone:

Details:

Are you a reader? Are you a gardener? If you answered yes to either of these, then you should join the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County as we discuss books in our Thyme to Read Book Club! “Listen to the Land”, a memoir written by Louise Wrinkle recounts her life spent tending to her family’s property in Alabama. Master Gardener Sondra Nierenberg will act as the group facilitator. Contact Cris Force at crystalforce@gmail.com for more information.

Master Gardener Lunch and Learn: Shade Gardening

Date: 08 March 2019 - 08 March 2019
Time: Noon - 1:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Cobb County Water Lab Training Room; 662 South Cobb Drive, Marietta, GA 30060
Phone:

Details:

Too much shade for plants that require full sun? Let the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County teach you the ins and outs of selecting plants and plots for the best growth. Cobb Master Gardener Dorothy Dowell will show us how to grow a beautiful garden in shade or part-shade.

Georgia Iris Society meeting

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

Details:

Gail Zorn, owner of Daybreak Flower Farm, 3605 Claude Brewer Road, Loganville, Ga. 30052, is known to many of our members through her work with Gwinnett Tech Horticultural School and our installation of an iris garden. She has worn many hats since growing up in Savannah; advertising, software, accounting, teaching and horticulture. While at Gwinnett Tech she was Greenhouse manager/Campus Horticulturist.
Today she pursues her dream of farming with 1 acre of seasonal flowers and perennials.

Adding color to your garden

Date: 11 March 2019 - 11 March 2019
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost: $10
Location: 4380 MEMORIAL DR., STE. 200 DECATUR, GA 30032
Phone: (404) 298-4080

Details:

Bright colors are back! Dr. Raymond Kessler from Auburn University, Department of horticulture will come and teach how to plan, purchase and plant a variety of annuals and perennials that will provide you with color year-round. Call us at 404-298-4080 or email yc42298@uga.edu to RSVP. Looking forward to seeing you!

Master Gardener Gardeners’ Night Out: Native and Perennials in Landscape

Date: 12 March 2019 - 12 March 2019
Time: 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Cost: Free!
Location: Mountain View Regional Library; 3320 Sandy Plains Rd, Marietta, GA 30066
Phone:

Details:

Learn how to shape your lawn using native and perennial plants with Master Gardener Gayle Evans. Discussions include the selection of native and perennial plants that can be used in the landscape, identification of plants for sun, shade, wet, and dry habitats, and proper care of the plants selected for the home landscape.

Greater Gwinnett Rose Society

Date: 12 March 2019 - 12 March 2019
Time: 7:00PM-9:PM
Cost: Free
Location: 75 Langley Drive Lawrenceville GA 30046
Phone: (770) 561-6846

Details:

Our monthly meeting at the Justice and Administration Building in Lawrenceville: topic will be Photographing Roses.

Date: 18 March 2019 - 18 March 2019
Time: 7pm
Cost: Free
Location: Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Rd., Lawrenceville 30044
Phone:

Details:

Gardening enthusiasts are invited to meet a living legend. Dr. Michael A. Dirr, a nationally renown Professor of Horticulture now retired from UGA, will literally explore the ABC’s of plants, sharing what he considers some of the best plant selections for GA gardens. Dr. Dirr has received numerous awards and honors, most recently the Liberty Hyde Bailey Medal from the American Horticulture Society. Potluck dinner @ 6:30, presentation begins at 7pm

Greater Atlanta Rose Society Monthly Meeting

Date: 19 March 2019 - 19 March 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
Phone: (678) 895-3945

Details:

Everyone is welcome! Don’t miss this presentation by our own Master Rosarian, and new Deep South District Director and ARS Board member, Cindy Dale of Peachtree City. Cindy is considered a rose show exhibitor extraordinaire who grows beautiful roses beyond comprehension! Her topics will include the plans to totally refurbish the rose gardens at the American Rose Society headquarters in Shreveport, LA and also a discussion on Overfertilizing: Too Much of a Good Thing. See you there!

Atlanta Home Show

Date: 22 March 2019 - 24 March 2019
Time: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Cost: $10 general admission, free for children 12 and under and seniors 65 and older with ID
Location: Cobb Galleria Centre, Two Galleria Pky., Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone:

Details:

Floor & Decor brings you the Atlanta Home Show March 22-24, 2019 at the Cobb Galleria Centre. Produced by Marketplace Events, the Atlanta Home Show will feature hundreds of home improvement exhibitors, live radio broadcasts, product demonstrations & presentations by experts including HGTV’s and DIY’s Clint Harp. Walter will speak March 24 at 1 p.m. and will broadcast live March 23 from 6-9 a.m. www.AtlantaHomeShow.com. Tickets: $10. Free for children 12 & under and seniors 65 & older with ID.

Callaway Gardening School

Date: 22 March 2019 - 22 March 2019
Time: 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cost: $68 Includes Lunch
Location: Callaway Resort & Gardens
Phone: (800) 225-5292

Details:

Don’t miss this exciting occasion to get your gardening off to
a great start this spring. Join us for a fantastic gardening
event with Walter Reeves (Garden Disasters and How to
Prevent Them), Erica Glasener (A Passion for the Gardening
Life), Eleanor Craig, (Great Ferns for Southern Gardens &
Their Shady Friends) and Ernest Koone (Landscaping with
Native Azaleas). You’ll learn about the best plants for
Georgia and the Southeast, how to use them in your own
garden conditions.

Callaway Gardens Annual Plant Fair & Sale

Date: 22 March 2019 - 24 March 2019
Time: Fri. 2 pm - 5 pm; Sat. & Sun. 10 am - 5 pm
Cost:
Location: Callaway Resort & Gardens
Phone: (800) 225-5292

Details:

This exceptional shopping opportunity features a wide variety of plants and unique garden items from more than a dozen local and regional vendors. One of the Gardens’
largest fundraising events, it helps support the Ida Cason Callaway FoundationTM and its educational and environmental programming. Free Admission with Gardens Admission

DeKalb Master Gardener Association Meeting Sabirah Islam and Eli Winterscheidt “Our Introduction to a Sustainable Earth“

Date: 25 March 2019 - 25 March 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:

“My name is Sabirah” and “My name is Eli” and “We are both juniors at Tucker High School. We are part of the Earth Tomorrow chapter from the National Wildlife Federation and we are an environmental science club that focuses on our local community. We focus on projects in recycling, conservation, and being able to provide healthier and more sustainable food options for people.”
From Tucker to Clarkston, these 2 students a helping feed people and create a better Earth. Join us!!

Spring Native Plant Sale at the Chattahoochee Nature Center

Date: 29 March 2019 - 30 March 2019
Time: 10 AM - 5 PM
Cost: Plant Prices Vary
Location: Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell, GA
Phone: (770) 992-2055

Details:

The 2019 Spring Native Plant Sale will offer the best selection of native azaleas of any place in the metro area. Also find many other native shrubs and flowering perennials, some rare. Master gardeners will be on site to answer questions. Follow the signs to the greenhouse and sale area.

Spring Native Plant Sale at the Chattahoochee Nature Center

Date: 29 March 2019 - 30 March 2019
Time: 10 AM - 5 PM
Cost: Plant prices vary
Location: Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell, GA
Phone: (770) 992-2055

Details:

Member’s Only Date: March 28, 2019 – 4-7 PM
General Public: March 29-30, 2019 and April 5-6, 2019 – 10 AM – 5 PM
Attract butterflies, pollinators, birds and more to your garden by adding native plants. Going native provides a wealth of benefits to your space, including privacy, beauty, blossoms, food, and homes to our wide diversity of animals. Over 120 species of plants available, and Horticulturists and knowledgeable volunteers on site to help you plant the garden of your dreams.

The Soil3 Garden Show

Date: 30 March 2019 - 30 March 2019
Time: 8:30AM - 3:00PM
Cost: $10
Location: Silver City Farm, 5130 Dahlonega Hwy, Cumming , GA
Phone: (770) 274-2279

Details:

Join us at the Soil3 Garden Show where we’ll be talking vegetable gardening!

Our three celebrity speakers have amazing-yet-practical home gardens. They’ll present what they’ve learned about growing food at home and act as judges in a Raised Bed Garden Design Contest where local landscapers and garden groups will create mini-gardens for you to stroll and gather inspiration for your own home vegetable patches.

To make this event complete, there will be garden vendors and food trucks, too!

SpringFest

Date: 30 March 2019 - 30 March 2019
Time: 9am-4pm
Cost: Free
Location: 4256 Earney Rd, Woodstock GA 30188
Phone: (770) 442-3901

Details:

Walter Reeves discusses Traditional Southern Plants at 11 am
The theme this year is Do it in a Day!
Inspiring Spring projects that can be completed in a day
Displays will include cozy sitting area, cool herb gardens courtyard containers, creating an entrance with arbors, add personality on the cheap and much more…
Cool crafts for kids and lunch will be available