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GARDENING EVENTS FOR March 2020

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Georgia Iris Society meeting

Date: 14 March 2020 - 14 March 2020
Time: 2:00 - 5:00pm
Cost: free
Location: St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church, 1790 Lavista Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
Phone: (678) 471-2604

Details:

Would you like to learn how to create flower designs? The Georgia Iris Society will be fortunate to have Lynn Fronk, National Garden Club Master Flower Show Judge and Instructor, who will conduct a flower design workshop on Saturday, March 14, 2020 fro 2-5 pm at St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church, 1790 Lavista Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329.
Our meetings are free to the public and all are welcome. Join us for education, beautification and recreation.
Light snacks and door prizes will be offered.

“The Hope of Healthy Soil”

Date: 16 March 2020 - 16 March 2020
Time: 7pm
Cost: Free!
Location: The Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044
Phone:

Details:

On March 16 at 7pm, Master Gardener Cris Force will share her award-winning research into development of healthy soils in a Gwinnett Master Gardener presentation that explores a growing national concern – the health of soil and its impact on our selves, our communities and landscapes. Everyone is welcome to bring a covered dish to share for a potluck dinner at 6:30pm or just arrive in time for the program which begins promptly at 7pm.

Joe Lamp’l – Growing a Greener World

Date: 17 March 2020 - 17 March 2020
Time: 9:30AM - 11:45AM
Cost: free
Location: The Bridge Community Center, 225 Willow Bend Road, Peachtree City, GA
Phone:

Details:

Free Lecture offered by Fayette Master Gardener Association.

Registration required at fayettemga@gmail.com

Greater Atlanta Rose Society March Meeting

Date: 17 March 2020 - 17 March 2020
Time: 7pm-9pm
Cost: FREE
Location: Atlanta Botanical Garden
Phone: (832) 531-5556

Details:

March 2020 Greater Atlanta Rose Society Meeting
Our March speaker will be Dr. Bodie Pennisi who is a Professor and statewide Extension landscape specialist in the Department of Horticulture at the University of Georgia.

Her presentation:

“What’s in a Name?”

An engaging presentation that will include historical information on how plants are named, current trends in naming, and the botanical names of popular ornamentals, including roses, found in home gardens.”

Hall County Extension Gardening With The Masters

Date: 19 March 2020 - 19 March 2020
Time: 6:00PM-7:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: Hall County Extension Office, 734 E. Crescent Drive, Suite 300, Gainesville, GA 30501
Phone: (770) 535-8293

Details:

Free Monthly Gardening Class
Plant Diseases presented by
Hall County Agricultural Agent Garrett Hibbs
Gardeners of all experience levels welcome
Join us to learn:
-Types of plant diseases common in ornamental and vegetable landscapes
-How to identify and manage plant diseases
Thursday, March 19 6:00-7:00 pm
Hall County Extension Office
734 E. Crescent Drive, Suite 300
Gainesville, GA 30501
Registration is required
Contact Karin Hicks at 770-535-8293 or karin.hicks@uga.edu

“The Bucket List” Donald W. Hyatt

Date: 22 March 2020 - 22 March 2020
Time: 2PM - 4PM
Cost: free
Location: Kendeda Center Address: 225 Chester Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
Phone: (828) 226-0381

Details:

Donald Hyatt will share images and stories from his travels in pursuit of native azaleas and rhododendrons. Journey with Don as he explores the rich native flora of the Southern Appalachians and its spectacular scenery. Learn about the restoration projects in North Carolina preserving flame azaleas and a single and rare red rhododendron Maxium. Enjoy refreshments and a plant raffle.

Garden Club of Georgia Annual Convention

Date: 25 March 2020 - 26 March 2020
Time: March 25- all day, March 26-until end of noon luncheon
Cost:
Location: Macon Marriott City Center
Phone: (478) 621-5300

Details:

* 3 Presentions: “Ikebana”, presented by Elaine Flanagan and Jho-Ju Tu, and “Cherry Blossom Time in Macon, presented by Jan Thiese and Susi Keller, former Cherry Blossom Senior Queens, and “Saving the Georgia Coast: The power f the Garden Club” presented by Paul Bolster.
* Vendor Market
* Awards Dinner on Wednesday night, Luncheon on Thursday

Callaway Gardening School

Date: 27 March 2020 - 27 March 2020
Time: 9:30AM-2:30PM
Cost: 75
Location: Callaway Gardens
Phone: (706) 663-2281

Details:

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to kick your gardening off to a great start this Spring. Join us for a fantastic gardening event with Dr. Allan Armitage – “Who Put Those Naked Ladies in My Garden?”, Erica Glasener – “Creating a Haven for Pollinators & People” Dr. Carolyn Robinson – “The People-Plant Connection: How and Why?” & Mr. Norman Winter – “These are NOT Your Granny’s Shrubs”.

Cost: $75 (includs lunch)
Location: Discovery Center Auditorium

Annual Plant Fair & Sale

Date: 27 March 2020 - 29 March 2020
Time: 9:00AM-5:00PM
Cost:
Location: Callaway Gardens
Phone: (706) 663-2281

Details:

The perfect kick-off to Spring, this exceptional shopping opportunity features a wide variety of plants and unique garden items from more than a dozen local and regional vendors.

A beloved annual event and one of Callaway Gardens’ largest fundraising events, the Plant Fair & Sale proceeds help support the Ida Cason Callaway Foundation and its educational and environmental programming.

Fri.: 3 PM – 6 PM
Sat. & Sun.: 9 AM – 5 PM

Spring Native Plant Sale

Date: 27 March 2020 - 28 March 2020
Time: 10 am - 5 pm
Cost: plant prices vary
Location: Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell, GA
Phone: (770) 992-2055

Details:

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 100 species of plants available, and Horticulturists and knowledgeable volunteers on site to help you plant the garden of your dreams. Herbs and veggies for the edible garden and more. Follow the signs to the greenhouse and enjoy the Spring Native Plant Sale.

Why Natives Plants?: Educational Meeting

Date: 29 March 2020 - 29 March 2020
Time: 2:00PM-4:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: Dunwoody Nature Center
Phone:

Details:

This meeting will be a panel discussion from a group of local experts: Our topic will be “Why (and how to) Use Native Plants in Our Home Gardens.” Our panel participants will be:

Esther Stokes, Landscape Designer
Susan Meyers, Conservation Specialist, Monarchs Across Georgia
Holly Loscavio, Program Mgr/Dunwoody Nature Ctr
Katy Ross, Night Song Native Plant Nursery, who will also have plants to sell
Ellen Honeycutt, GNPS board member, will serve as panel member/moderator