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GARDENING EVENTS FOR March 2020

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“Good Soil and Composting” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 09 March 2020 - 09 March 2020
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Lost Corner Preserve Cottage, 7300 Brandon Mill Rd, Sandy Springs, GA
Phone: (770) 630-8703

Details:

This class is the foundation for our Spring classes on growing and maintaining vegetables, perennials, shrubs, and roses. It provides an understanding of the science of soil and how to improve your soil emphasizing sustainable methods. It will cover the use of compost and mulch to improve and protect your soil. It includes a presentation on the benefits of worm composting and a demonstration of how to do it.

“Good Soil and Composting” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 10 March 2020 - 10 March 2020
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Bill Johnson Community Activity Building, Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Rd, Roswell, GA
Phone: (770) 630-8703

Details:

This class is the foundation for our Spring classes on growing and maintaining vegetables, perennials, shrubs, and roses. It provides an understanding of the science of soil and how to improve your soil emphasizing sustainable methods. It will cover the use of compost and mulch to improve and protect your soil. It includes a presentation on the benefits of worm composting and a demonstration of how to do it.

“Good Soil and Composting” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 11 March 2020 - 11 March 2020
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Alpharetta: City Hall, 2 Park Plaza, Multi-purpose room, Alpharetta, GA
Phone: (770) 630-8703

Details:

This class is the foundation for our Spring classes on growing and maintaining vegetables, perennials, shrubs, and roses. It provides an understanding of the science of soil and how to improve your soil emphasizing sustainable methods. It will cover the use of compost and mulch to improve and protect your soil. It includes a presentation on the benefits of worm composting and a demonstration of how to do it.

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 Fragrant Garden” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 16 March 2020 - 16 March 2020
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Lost Corner Preserve Cottage, 7300 Brandon Mill Rd, Sandy Springs, GA
Phone: (770) 630-8703

Details:

Learn the secrets of creating enchanting fragrances in your garden to add a new dimension to it. This class identifies fragrant plants for each season. Learn about fragrant container plants as well as annuals, perennials, shrubs, vines, roses, and trees. Fragrances attract pollinators, too.

“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.

“The Fragrant Garden” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 17 March 2020 - 17 March 2020
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Bill Johnson Community Activity Building, Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Rd, Roswell, GA
Phone: (770) 630-8703

Details:

Learn the secrets of creating enchanting fragrances in your garden to add a new dimension to it. This class identifies fragrant plants for each season. Learn about fragrant container plants as well as annuals, perennials, shrubs, vines, roses, and trees. Fragrances attract pollinators, too.

“The Fragrant Garden” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 18 March 2020 - 18 March 2020
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Alpharetta: Public Works Department, 1790 Hembree Rd, Alpharetta, GA
Phone: (770) 630-8703

Details:

Learn the secrets of creating enchanting fragrances in your garden to add a new dimension to it. This class identifies fragrant plants for each season. Learn about fragrant container plants as well as annuals, perennials, shrubs, vines, roses, and trees. Fragrances attract pollinators, too.

Atlanta Home Show

Date: 20 March 2020 - 22 March 2020
Time: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost: $10 adults, free for children 12 and under and adults 65 and older with ID
Location: Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Pky., Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone:

Details:

The 42nd Annual Atlanta Home Show, Georgia’s largest home show, will return to the Cobb Galleria Centre March 20-22, 2020. Produced by Marketplace Events, the Atlanta Home Show will feature hundreds of home improvement exhibitors, buyer discounts, live radio broadcasts and product demonstrations. Don’t miss the largest special feature ever — a 6,500-square-foot display area called Landscapers Lane!

“The Basics of Vegetable Gardening” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 23 March 2020 - 23 March 2020
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Lost Corner Preserve Cottage, 7300 Brandon Mill Rd, Sandy Springs, GA
Phone: (770) 630-8703

Details:

Get a jump on summer vegetable gardening. Whether you are new to growing vegetables or are interested in learning how to increase your garden’s bounty, this class is for you. It will cover planning your garden, sustainable (organic) garden practices, spring vegetables, herbs, as well as, mulching, weed control, fertilizing and pest control. Learn from a lifelong gardener.

“The Basics of Vegetable Gardening” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 24 March 2020 - 24 March 2020
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Bill Johnson Community Activity Building, Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Rd, Roswell, GA
Phone: (770) 630-8703

Details:

Get a jump on summer vegetable gardening. Whether you are new to growing vegetables or are interested in learning how to increase your garden’s bounty, this class is for you. It will cover planning your garden, sustainable (organic) garden practices, spring vegetables, herbs, as well as, mulching, weed control, fertilizing and pest control. Learn from a lifelong gardener.

“The Basics of Vegetable Gardening” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 25 March 2020 - 25 March 2020
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Alpharetta: City Hall, 2 Park Plaza, Multi-purpose room, Alpharetta, GA
Phone: (770) 630-8703

Details:

Get a jump on summer vegetable gardening. Whether you are new to growing vegetables or are interested in learning how to increase your garden’s bounty, this class is for you. It will cover planning your garden, sustainable (organic) garden practices, spring vegetables, herbs, as well as, mulching, weed control, fertilizing and pest control. Learn from a lifelong gardener.

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

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

“Hydrangeas – How to Plant, Grow and Prune” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 30 March 2020 - 30 March 2020
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Lost Corner Preserve Cottage, 7300 Brandon Mill Rd, Sandy Springs, GA
Phone: (770) 630-8703

Details:

Hydrangeas are one of the most popular shrubs in North Fulton where they flourish in many landscapes blooming in shades of blue, purple, pink and white. This class will cover how to select the right ones for your landscape, how to plant them and how to maintain them. There will be a hands-on demonstration of how to prune them to optimize blooming.

“Hydrangeas – How to Plant, Grow and Prune” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 31 March 2020 - 31 March 2020
Time: 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Bill Johnson Community Activity Building, Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Rd, Roswell, GA
Phone: (770) 630-8703

Details:

Hydrangeas are one of the most popular shrubs in North Fulton where they flourish in many landscapes blooming in shades of blue, purple, pink and white. This class will cover how to select the right ones for your landscape, how to plant them and how to maintain them. There will be a hands-on demonstration of how to prune them to optimize blooming.