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GARDENING EVENTS FOR April 2013

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Container Vegetables

Date: 02 April 2013 - 02 April 2013
Time: 10:00AM
Cost: Free
Location: Canton Senior Center
Phone: (770)479-0418

Details:

Cherokee County Master Gardeners will be presenting the following seminar on Tuesday, April 2 at 7:00 PM at the Canton Senior Center:

Container Vegetables

Using Earth Buckets and milk crates grow and harvest your own vegetables.

Please register to attend this seminar so we can have the proper number of handouts and Earth Buckets by calling the Cherokee County Extension Office at 770-479-0418 for the address and directions.

Greater Gwinnett Rose Society Meeting Notice for April 2013

Date: 02 April 2013 - 02 April 2013
Time: 7:pm - 9:30
Cost: Free
Location: Gwinnett Justice & Administration Center 75 Langley Drive Lawrenceville, GA 30046.
Phone:

Details:

We will have a Plant Swap beginning at 7:00 PM, prior to the meeting. We will gather in the parking lot and put the plants we have brought from our gardens to swap on the tail gates of our cars, socialize with our fellow members, enjoy some refreshments and swap our plants. About 8:00 PM we will go into meeting room B for a business session or not go inside at all if we are having a real good time, the twilight will linger until 8:30.

Henry County Master Gardeners Open Mtg

Date: 02 April 2013 - 02 April 2013
Time: 7 pm
Cost: None
Location: 97 Lake Dow Rd, McDonough, Ga 30253
Phone: (770)478-6153

Details:

The Henry County Master Gardeners will hold an Open Meeting on Tuesday evening, April 2, 2013, 7 pm, at the Henry County Extension Office, 97 Lake Dow Road, McDonough, Ga. Our speaker for the evening will be Mr. Michael Tsurutis, an expert in the field of Bonsai. This meeting is open to the public at no charge! Please join us!

Small Engine Maintenance Workshop

Date: 04 April 2013 - 04 April 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $39.00
Location: UGA Griffin Campus
Phone: (770)228-7214

Details:

Program is being offered by the UGA Horticulture Department and will cover the basics of how to properly maintain and troubleshoot small garden and landscape engines. Proper equipment selection, sharpening of hand tools, tuning up motors and properly preparing engines for long term storage are a few of the topics that will be discussed. We will also explore the most important tools to have on hand to help maintain and repair your equipment. Bob Westerfield will be our speaker.

Landscaping with Native Plants

Date: 04 April 2013 - 04 April 2013
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost: $10
Location: Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell, GA 30075
Phone: (770)992-2055

Details:

Advance Registration Req by 4/2; Join CNC’s Environmental Horticulturist, Lisa Cole, for a presentation of beautiful and reliable native plants to add to your yard. This presentation will highlight excellent choices for continual color in the landscape, including butterfly gardens, trees and shrubs. Program includes a walking tour of mature plants in the gardens of CNC to help you design the garden of your dreams! Participants have access to Member Exclusive Sale following.

Spring Native Plant Sale

Date: 05 April 2013 - 06 April 2013
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost:
Location: Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell, GA
Phone: (770)992-2055

Details:

Join us for this important fundraising event at CNC and the perfect way to get your home ready for spring! CNC horticulturists and Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer your plant questions and help you find the perfect plants for your yard. Plants for every garden…from full sun to full shade! Check our website for a list of available plants.

Spring Garden Expo

Date: 05 April 2013 - 06 April 2013
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM FRI, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM SAT
Cost: $2 per adult
Location: 1855 Calvary Church Road, Gainesville, GA 30507
Phone: (770)535-8293

Details:

The Hall County Master Gardeners & UGA Cooperative Extension – Hall County present the “Spring’s Greatest 2 Day Plant Sale in GA”. This Complete Garden Event features an extensive selection of Southern plant vendors, garden art & products, informative seminars, and lots of door prizes.

Chattahoochee Nature Center Spring Native Plant Sale

Date: 05 April 2013 - 06 April 2013
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: No Charge
Location: 9135 Willeo Road Roswell, GA 30075
Phone: (770)992-2055

Details:

Plants will be offered for every garden…from full sun to full shade. Butterfly Host, Nectar Plants, Blooming Trees and Shrubs, Early Bloomers, Veggie Seedlings. CNC horticulturist, Lisa Cole and Cobb Master Gardeners will be on site to answer all your native plant questions.

Herbaceous Plant Propagation

Date: 06 April 2013 - 06 April 2013
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Cost: 75
Location: Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, GA
Phone: (800)225-5292

Details:

Saturday, April 6, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
You’ll be the envy of the neighborhood when you bring home enough plants to fill your Summer garden with plants not found in your local garden center. In the morning, learn the skills of the trade by sowing seeds and taking cuttings from the plants seen in the displays at Callaway Gardens. After a short lunch break (on your own), join Brian Kanotz, Callaway Gardens’ grower, for a private tour of the Callaway Gardens Greenhouses.

Spring Home and Garden Show

Date: 06 April 2013 - 07 April 2013
Time: Saturday: 9 AM-6 PM, Sunday 10 AM-5 PM
Cost: Donation $5.00 at door, children under 12 free
Location: McGill Building, Georgia National Fairgrounds, Perry, GA
Phone: (478)988-8344

Details:

Sponsored jointly by Master Gardeners of Central Georgia and UGA Cooperative Extension, this fundraiser that supports ag-related scholarships and gardening programs in elementary schools, offers the opportunity to shop for plants, garden accessories, home decor items, garden tools, botanical and wildlife art, pottery, and much, much more. There are supervised garden-related activities for children.

Plantapalooza!

Date: 06 April 2013 - 06 April 2013
Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost: free
Location: Athens
Phone: (706)542-6014

Details:

Three spring plants sales combine to create a Plantapalooza! on April 6 in Athens. The State Botanical Garden of Georgia, The Trial Garden at UGA and the UGA Horticulture Club hold their plant sales on the same day, attracting gardeners from miles around. Information can be found at plantapalooza.uga.edu or 706-542-6014. Plantapalooza’s plant sales are on Saturday, April 6 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. Attendees receive discounts at area nurseies that weekend.

Daylily Society of Greater Atlanta meeting

Date: 06 April 2013 - 06 April 2013
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cost: free
Location: 10777 Bell Road, Duluth, GA 30097
Phone: (770)410-0548

Details:

Meeting of the Daylily Society of Greater Atlanta at the Bellmere Garden House, 10777 Bell Rd, Duluth, GA 30097. New cultivars will be auctioned. Covered dish luncheon following meeting. Visitors welcome.

1st Annual Native Perennial Wildflower and Vine Sale at Trees Atlanta

Date: 06 April 2013 - 06 April 2013
Time: 8am -1pm
Cost: Free
Location: Trees Atlanta Kendeda Center in Reynoldstown (225 Chester Ave, Atlanta, GA, 30316
Phone: (404)522-4097

Details:

This new sale is being introduced as part of Trees Atlanta’s acquisition of the Birds, Butterflies, and Bees education program. The sale will feature native, pollinator-friendly plants, and will also specialize in perennials that will be planted along the Eastside Trail of the Atlanta BeltLine.

View the full plant list here: http://treesatlanta.org/news/support-us/native-plant-sale/

Plantapalooza

Date: 06 April 2013 - 06 April 2013
Time: 8:00AM - 2:00PM
Cost: FREE
Location: The Trial Gardens at UGA, Riverbend Greenhouses, the State Botanical Garden
Phone: (706)583-0285

Details:

Plantapalooza involves three plant sales, which will take place at three separate locations: The Trial Gardens at UGA, UGA’s Hort Club (Riverbend Greenhouses), and the State Botanical Garden. Each sale will offer different plants, so you should visit all three to get the best selection. Also, each event will offer discounts at local nurseries, so mark your calendars for this plant lover’s dream!

Growing Your Own Home Vegetables

Date: 09 April 2013 - 09 April 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $30.oo
Location: UGA Griffin Campus
Phone: (770)228-7214

Details:

Program to cover the basics of how to start your own vegetable garden. Some of the topics to be included in this program will be how to select a garden site, raised bed gardening, variety selection, growing your own transplants, planting, fertilization and irrigation. We will also discuss the different types of equipment that are available to make your vegetable garden easier. Bob Westerfield will be the program speaker. For more information, please call 770-228-7214 or e-mail bhorne@uga.edu.

Iris on My Mind

Date: 11 April 2013 - 11 April 2013
Time: 9:00 - 4:00
Cost: Free
Location: 121 W. Ellis Road, Griffin, GA 30224
Phone: (770)228-0704

Details:

This event is an AIS sponsored Iris show hosted by the Flint River Iris Society in Griffin, Spalding, County, Georgia. It will be held at the UGA Research and Education Garden at 121 W Ellis Road, in Griffin. There is a Just for Fun artistic arrangement division using Iris grown in your garden, preferably but not required. Ribbons will be given. Also there is a juried show open to anyone who grows Iris. For more information, call Sara Russell 770-228-0704.

Plant Propagation & Hobby Greenhouses

Date: 12 April 2013 - 12 April 2013
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $49.00
Location: UGA Griffin Campus
Phone: (770)228-7214

Details:

This workshop is entirely hands-on plant propagation, from seed and cuttings, to dividing and grafting. You will get your hands in the dirt and pick up some do-it-yourself tips. Workshop sponsored by the Cooperative Extension Service, The Center for Urban Agriculture, and the Horticulture Department on the Griffin Campus. This workshop is scheduled for Friday, April 12 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Garden Education Building at the UGA Griffin Research & Education Garden. Cost is $49 and

Pimiento Festival

Date: 13 April 2013 - 13 April 2013
Time: 9am-5pm
Cost: Small booths--$25; large booth--$35
Location: Courthouse Square, Zebulon, GA
Phone: (770)567-3882

Details:

The Pimiento Festival will be an active/interactive flower and vegetable gardening promotional festival that will attract visitors from all over Georgia and showcases not only Pike County, but also the important tools and practices of small-scale food production and preservation, landscaping & landscape design, and arts & crafts in ways that will educate and inspire both adults and children in these important fields of human endeavor.

Holy Comforter Plant Sale

Date: 13 April 2013 - 13 April 2013
Time: 10am-2pm
Cost:
Location: Holy Comforter Episcopal Church, 737 Woodland Ave SE, 30316 in Ormewood Park
Phone: (404)601-5320

Details:

This is our KNOCKOUT summer vegetable sale!!! Our huge variety of heirloom, all naturally grown vegetables (organic potting soil, fish or chicken fertilizers) are on sale today! Tomatoes! Peppers (hot and sweet!), Eggplant! Basils and a huge variety of herbs. Perennials, annuals, containers, house plants and a few shrubs and trees. Great prices!

Holy Comforter Episcopal Church: 737 Woodland Ave SE, in Ormewood Park.

All funds support our disabled gardeners and congregants

Georgia Iris Society Meeting

Date: 13 April 2013 - 13 April 2013
Time: 2:00-4:00pm
Cost: fee to the public
Location: Northlake-Barbara Loar Library, 3772 LaVista Rd. Tucker GA.
Phone: (770)621-3864

Details:

GEORGIA IRIS SOCIETY – APRIL MEETING
April 13, 2012 at 2 PM
“It’s Showtime!”

Our show chair and iris grower Gerald Johnson helps us prepare for our April show with tips to use in your garden to have the best iris blooms possible for the show, how to display blooms in a show, and preparing floral designs to enter. Northlake-Barbara Loar Library, 3772 LaVista Rd. Tucker GA. 404 679 4408

For more information – Call

Atlanta’s Biggest Native Azalea Sale

Date: 13 April 2013 - 13 April 2013
Time: 8:00 am - 4 pm
Cost: FREE
Location: 1722 Oak Grove Road, Decatur, GA 30033
Phone:

Details:

Atlanta Azalea Chapter of The American Rhododendron Society.

Announcing ATLANTA AZALEA CHAPTER OF AMERICAN RHODODENDRON SOCIETY 2013 PLANT SALE- full details on PDF:

http://azaleachapter.com/Plant%20Sale%20Flyer%202013.pdf

Quick Read:
Plant Sale and Flower Display Saturday April 13 8 am – 4 pm at
Oak Grove United Methodist Church Parking Lot
1. widest selection
2. best prices ($3 to $20 max)
3. knowledgeable experts
4. Join the Azalea chapter and get 25% off

Home Vegetable Gardening

Date: 13 April 2013 - 13 April 2013
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cost: Free
Location: Heritage Sandy Springs Community Room, 6110 Blue Stone Rd., Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Phone:

Details:

Join the North Fulton Master Gardeners and Heritage Sandy Springs for this class on planing a successful vegetable garden. Whether you are a new vegetable gardener or just need some inspiration for this year’s garden, this class is for you. We will meet in the Community Room at Heritage Sandy Springs.
Email any questions to Chris Adams, chris.adams@metrobrokers.com.

Dahlia Society of GA Dahlia Tuber Sale

Date: 15 April 2013 - 15 April 2013
Time: 7:30 PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Atlanta Botanical Garden, Garden Workshop located in the basement of the main building. The ABG is open for this event even though it is on a Monday night.
Phone: (770)447-1405

Details:

Heat tolerant dahlias grown in the Atlanta area will be offered for sale both through an auction format for Dinner Plate dahlias (giants and large dahlias) and a sale of all other dahlias (medium and smaller) which will include most of the 19 forms of dahlias.

We have a lot of fun doing the auction and it is so easy to join in the bidding for these dinner plate dahlias. After the auction the tables of dahlias are open for everyone to select.

Gwinnett County Master Gardeners Assoc April Meeting

Date: 15 April 2013 - 15 April 2013
Time: 6:30 PM
Cost: free
Location: The Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044
Phone: (770)564-4680

Details:

The Gwinnett County Master Gardeners Monday, April 15, 2013 Meeting at
7 PM will proudly feature Mike Francis.
Mike Francis of Maple Ridge Nursery in Decatur will be presenting his new talk spotlighting many of the wonderful cultivars of Japanese Maples available while emphasizing the diversity within the species. He will highlight some of the newer introductions, their care and many uses in the garden. His topic will be “The Latest on Japanese Maples”.
Share covered dish for Dinner at 6:30.

ELHS Plant SaleSale

Date: 15 April 2013 - 17 April 2013
Time: 8:30 - 5:00
Cost:
Location: 301 Tunis Road, McDonough, GA
Phone:

Details:

We are selling tomatoes, peppers, herbs, and lots of ornamentals. Just follow the signs to the greenhouse at Eagle’s Landing High School.

Gwinnett Technical College Spring Plant Sale

Date: 16 April 2013 - 18 April 2013
Time: 9:00am-4:00 pm
Cost:
Location: Gwinnett Technical College Greenhouse 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Phone: (678)226-6298

Details:

Our 19th annual spring plant sale from 9am-4pm, Tuesday through Thursday. We will have annuals, perennials, woody shrubs, herbs, vegetables, trees and more!

Celebrate Earth Day-Recycle and Compost Seminar

Date: 16 April 2013 - 16 April 2013
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cost: Free
Location: Hiram Community Center, 217 Main St. Hiram, GA
Phone: (770)443-7616

Details:

Learn how we can recycle and reuse. Tommy Leonard with Keep Paulding Beautiful will speak to us about all that can be recycled at the Paulding County Landfill as well as remote recycle locations. Master Gardener Marguerite Todd will teach us how easy it is to compost much of what we would normally throw away and make it into “black gold” to enrich our garden/lawn soil. Sponsored by Paulding County Master Gardeners, Keep Paulding Beautiful and the City of Hiram.

Greater Atlanta Rose Society Monthly Meeting

Date: 16 April 2013 - 16 April 2013
Time: 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Cost: Free (with exception of small parking charge)
Location: Workshop Room - Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA
Phone: (678)895-3945

Details:

DON’T MISS THIS GREAT PROGRAM! Our honored speaker will be Chris VanCleave from Birmingham, Alabama, also known as the Redneck Rosarian. His program is titled, “My Life With Roses.” Chris is a member of the American Rose Society, member and past president of the Birmingham Rose Society, prolific speaker on roses, and author of dozens and dozens of articles on roses. Be sure to check out his website at www.redneckrosarian.com. Everyone welcome! Refreshments will be served.

Anne Hathaway Garden Club Plant & Bake Sale

Date: 17 April 2013 - 17 April 2013
Time: 7:00AM - 12:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: 505 Kennesaw Avenue, Marietta, GA
Phone:

Details:

The Anne Hathaway Garden Club, Marietta, Georgia will hold its annual plant and bake sale on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 505 Kennesaw Avenue, Marietta, Georgia.

Shop for healthy plants and homemade baked goods and browse the consignment sale featuring small antiques and garden related items.

American Hydrangea Society Spring Lecture Meeting

Date: 18 April 2013 - 18 April 2013
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Cost: Free
Location: Northwest Presbyterian Church, 4300 Northside Drive, Atlanta
Phone:

Details:

Robert Mallet, noted plantsman, author and Director of the Shamrock Collection, the largest collection of hydrangeas in the world, will be our speaker.

As Robert’s talk is not on our usual 4th Tuesday of the month, it will be held at another location, just several blocks from Holy Spirit. It will be at Northwest Presbyterian Church, 4300 Northside Drive, Atlanta, in their Fellowship Hall. The Hall will be well marked. There is plenty of parking for a large crowd, so bring your friends.

Norcross Garden Club Annual Spring Plant Sale – April 19 & 20, 2013

Date: 19 April 2013 - 19 April 2013
Time: 12:00pm-6pm
Cost: FREE
Location: 33 College St, Norcross, GA 30071
Phone:

Details:

Don’t miss Norcross’ largest and finest community plant sale!

Friday, April 19 (12 noon to 6 pm) and Saturday, April 20 (9 am – 6 pm)

Shop our unique plants and talk to our informative garden helpers for new ideas for your garden. Also on hand will be a master gardener to answer any questions, and to provide county extension materials about various gardening topics. Please be aware, many selections are limited. Shop early for the best selection!!

Cash or Check payment accepted.

Snakes of Cherokee County

Date: 20 April 2013 - 20 April 2013
Time: 10:00AM
Cost: Free
Location: Canton Senior Center
Phone: (770)479-0418

Details:

Cherokee County Master Gardeners will be presenting the following seminar on Saturday, April 20 at 10:00 AM at the Canton Senior Center:

Snakes of Cherokee County

Let’s get Educated on Snakes

Please register to attend this seminar so we can have the proper number of handouts by calling the Cherokee County Extension Office at 770-479-0418 for the address and directions.

Georgia Native Plant Society Plant Sale

Date: 20 April 2013 - 20 April 2013
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost: None
Location: McFarlane Nature Park, Marietta, GA
Phone: (770)343-6000

Details:

Open to the public. Come find the native plants you’ve been looking for. Our plants are raised from seed, rescued from construction sites, donated by nurseries, and donated by our own members. Knowledgeable folks are available to answer your questions about plant selection. Cash and checks only. Bring a wagon to cart off your great finds! For more details, visit our website.

20th Annual Piedmont Garden Tour

Date: 20 April 2013 - 20 April 2013
Time: 10-4 rain or shine
Cost: $15 prior $20 day of
Location: Athens, Ga
Phone:

Details:

Our 20th annual garden tour will feature five gardens in the Five Points Neighborhood of Athens. The gardens offer many styles, scale, and horticultural ideas

Georgia Hosta Society General Meeting and Annual Plant Auction

Date: 20 April 2013 - 20 April 2013
Time: 1:00PM
Cost: 0
Location: 1077 Bell Road, Duluth, GA
Phone:

Details:

It is time again to celebrate the awakening of our perennials to Spring. We will be having a Round Table discussion with some of the top experts on Hostas in the Atlanta Area, followed by our annual Plant Auction. We be at our new location at the Deen Day Sanders Facility located at 1077 Bell Road, Duluth, GA . So come an join us for a fun filled afternoon.

Spring Into Gardening

Date: 20 April 2013 - 20 April 2013
Time: 10:30AM - 12:30PM
Cost: $10.00
Location: Art Station; 5384 Manor Dr.; Stone Mountain, GA
Phone: (770)469-1105

Details:

Spring into Gardening with The Dekalb Extension Master Gardener Program as they feature lectures by Paula Refi and Dawn Hines. Enter into the shadows with Paula Refi as she leads your mind into the wonderful world of Shade Perennials. Where there is shade, there is sun. Join Dawn Hines as she reveals enchanting secrets of attracting Butterflies into your garden and your hearts.

UGA Research and Education Garden Annual Spring Plant Sale

Date: 20 April 2013 - 20 April 2013
Time: 8 AM - 3:30PM
Cost:
Location: UGA Research and Educatin Garden, 121 Ellis Road, Griffin, GA
Phone:

Details:

The Annual Spring Plant Sale
Saturday, April 20th
8 am-3 pm
at the
UGA Research and Education Garden
121 Ellis Road,
Griffin, GA 30223
www.ugagarden.com

There will be plenty of annuals, perennials, woody plants, hanging baskets, vegetables, herbs and other plants to build a knockout combination container.

Georgia Iris Society Iris Show

Date: 20 April 2013 - 20 April 2013
Time: 11:00am-4:00pm
Cost: free to public
Location: 1790 LaVista Road, NE -Atlanta, GA 30329-3624
Phone: (678)583-8603

Details:

Saturday, April 20, 2013
11am – 4pm
Judging 9:30-10:30AM
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
“AN IRIS CRUISE”
A STANDARD FLOWER SHOW
St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church
1790 LaVista Road, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30329-3604
For More Information
Call Kathy Blackwell
678 583 8603 or Diana Wright 770 621 3864
Free Entry and Admission

Zoo Atlanta Plant Sale

Date: 20 April 2013 - 20 April 2013
Time: 8:00am - 2:00pm
Cost: no cost to attend
Location: Conservation Education gate at the south end of the parking lot at 800 Cherokee Ave, 30315
Phone: (404)624-5600

Details:

Come to Zoo Atlanta’s annual Plant Sale to browse and buy perennials, trees, shrubs, herbs, tropical foliage plants, and many more items. Plants are from local growers and grow viably on Zoo Atlanta grounds. Zoo Atlanta Horticulturists will be on hand for questions, advice and suggestions. The Plant Sale benefits the Zoo’s Horticulture Program. Sale takes place inside the Conservation Education Gate at the south end of the Cherokee Ave parking lot. Zoo admission is not required.

Annual Koi/Goldfish Auction

Date: 20 April 2013 - 20 April 2013
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: Coastal Pond Supply, 2110 Tucker Ind Blvd, Tucker, GA 30084
Phone: (404)754-8637

Details:

This annual event is sponsored by the Atlanta Koi Club. Koi, goldfish, pond plants and equipment will be available for auction and out right sale. Koi will range in all sizes and colors and will make great additions to your ponds.

Viewing begins at 9:00 AM, registration at 10:00 AM and the auction begins at 11:00 AM and will go until all koi are sold.

Refreshments will be available.

Hosted at Coastal Pond Supply, 2110 Tucker Industrial Blvd, Tucker, GA.

Tucker Plant Swap and Share

Date: 20 April 2013 - 20 April 2013
Time: 8:oo AM to 1:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Tucker First Baptist Church
Phone: (770)496-9785

Details:

Tucker Historical Society’s 12th Annual Tucker Plant Swap and Share

Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 8 AM to 1 PM
At the Tucker First Baptist Church parking lot at Lavista Road and Fourth Street.

Bring a plant from your garden and share it with others. Find something new for your garden too!

Perinnials, Annuals, Native Plants, Herbs, Shrubs, Small Trees, Houseplants, Succlents, Packaged Seeds, GentlyWorn Garden Tools and Gardening Books.

Garden Tour tickets will be on sale!

Fernbank Science Center Plant Sale

Date: 20 April 2013 - 20 April 2013
Time: 8:00AM - 3:ooPM
Cost: Free
Location: Fernbank Science Center
Phone:

Details:

Fernbank’s spring plant sale offers a large assortment of native trees, shrubs and perennials.

Georgia Iris Society Annual Iris Sale

Date: 21 April 2013 - 21 April 2013
Time: 1:00pm-5:00pm or until sold out
Cost: plants individually priced
Location: 1916 Idlewood Road - Tucker, Ga. 30084
Phone: (678)583-8603

Details:

ANNUAL GEORGIA IRIS SOCIETY
IRIS SALE

SUNDAY, APRIL 21, 2013

1:00PM-5:00PM
(or until sold out)

BOLTON GARDEN

1916 IDLEWOOD ROAD
TUCKER, GEORGIA 30084

For more information
Contact

Kathy Blackwell, Pres.
678 583 8603

Heirloom Tomato Plant Sale

Date: 21 April 2013 - 27 April 2013
Time: 9:30-11:30 AM
Cost:
Location: Midway UMC 5025 Hwy. 9 North, Alpharetta
Phone: (770)475-5230

Details:

Heirloom tomato plants will be available at Midway United Methodist Church on April 21 and 27 to benefit the Mission Fund. Plants will also be available by appointment during the week for as long as they last. 30 + tomato varieties, some peppers are available.

Roswell Garden Club

Date: 23 April 2013 - 23 April 2013
Time: 10 AM
Cost: FREE
Location: Community Activity Building in Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Road in Roswell
Phone: (678)596-0340

Details:

African Violets

Hooray for Herbs

Date: 23 April 2013 - 23 April 2013
Time: 7:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: Harmony on the Lake's Clubhouse
Phone: (770)479-0418

Details:

Cherokee County Master Gardeners will be presenting the following seminar on Tuesday, April 23 at 7:00 PM:

Hooray for Herbs

Learn to plan and plant an herb garden. Incorporate herbs into your landscape. Make and take some herbal delights.

Please register to attend this seminar so we can have the proper number of handouts by calling the Cherokee County Extension Office at 770-479-0418 for the address and directions.

Iris On My Mind

Date: 23 April 2013 - 23 March 2013
Time: 1p.m. - 4 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location: 121 Ellis Road, Griffin, GA 30224
Phone: (770)228-0704

Details:

Please join us in Griffin at the University of Georgia’s Research and Education Garden at 121 Ellis Road. This is an American Iris Society event hosted by the Flint River Iris Society and is our 14th annual Iris Show. The show is free and open to the public from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. However, if you grow Iris and would like to enter the show, you do not have to be a member. For more information about entering your home-grown Iris, call Sara Russell 770-228-0704. (Rescheduled from April 11th)

Establishing and Growing Perennials

Date: 24 April 2013 - 24 April 2013
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: free
Location: Alpharetta Engineering/Public Works Dept, 1790 Hembree Rd, Alpharetta, GA
Phone: (678)297-6200

Details:

This class will help you get started, as well as offer information to help your perennials prosper, including: understanding your site conditions; soil preparation; planting and dividing; mulching, watering, fertilizing and weed control; pinching and deadheading; selecting perennials and choosing easily grown varieties.

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.

Wylde Center Plant Sale Festival!

Date: 26 April 2013 - 28 April 2013
Time: 9am-4pm
Cost: FREE
Location: 435 Oakview Rd. Decatur, Ga 30030
Phone: (404)371-1920

Details:

Join us for our EPIC Festival! Free classes each day of the festival. We have your heirloom varieties and we sell plants every day through June. The festival is a good time to come because we have it all! If you cant make it during the festival come by any day and shop.

Summer, April 1-June 15: 50 types of tomato incl. heirloom, 30 types of pepper, 20 types of eggplant, basil, cucumbers, and many other fun summer goodies will be available

Cherokee County Master Gardeners’ Annual Spring Plant Sale

Date: 27 April 2013 - 27 April 2013
Time: 10:00AM-2:00PM
Cost: Varies
Location: 1001 Univeter Road, Canton, GA
Phone: (770)479-0418

Details:

The Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteers of Cherokee County will be presenting their Annual Spring Plant Sale on Saturday from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Cherokee County Senior Services Center and CCMG Demo Gardens, 1001 Univeter Road, Canton, GA. Listed are some of the plants we will be selling: daylilies, drought tolerant, sun and shade loving plants. Please come and browse our Demo Garden and have our experts answer your questions on gardening.

N. Fulton Master Gardeners Plant Sale – Daylily Sale

Date: 27 April 2013 - 27 April 2013
Time: 9:00 - 3 p.m.
Cost: event free
Location: Bulloch Hall, 180 Bulloch Ave, Roswell, GA 30075
Phone: (770)410-0548

Details:

The Daylily Society of Greater Atlanta will be selling beautiful daylilies at great prices at the Garden Faire at Bulloch Hall.

Troup County Plant Sale and Swap

Date: 27 April 2013 - 27 April 2013
Time: 9:00am until 3:00pm
Cost: Fundrasier plants for sale
Location: Troup County Agricultural Center 21 Vulcan Road (off Hwy. 27 south, Hamilton Rd.)
Phone: (706)883-1675

Details:

Plants for Sale Grown by Local Master Gardeners
Bring Plants to Swap at the Swap Table for other Plants
Floral Arranging Demos and Sales
Terrariums and Bottle Gardens
Birdhouses and Hand Painted Windows
Planted Hypertufa Pots
Gardening Demonstrations
UGA Extension Information
Junior Master Gardener Creative Containers
Auction at 9:45a.m. and 10:45a.m.
Door Prizes and Raffle at 2:00p.m.
Fun, Refreshments and More!

Paulding County Master Gardener Plant Sale

Date: 27 April 2013 - 27 April 2013
Time: 8:00am - 1:00pm
Cost: free
Location: Paulding County Extension Office, 530 West Memorial Drive, Dallas, GA
Phone: (770)443-1716

Details:

Don’t miss the Paulding County Master Gardeners annual plant sale April 27 A variety of vegetables, perennial and annual flowers, house plants, herbs, shrubs and trees will be available along with items “out of the ordinary” such as citrus, agave and palms, stunning Emme Worthy pottery, planted designer containers by Stacy Kirby for instant beauty, birdhouses, garden art and more! Refreshments will be available; refreshment proceeds benefit the Paulding County 4-H Horse and Pony Club.

Pictures & Petals

Date: 27 April 2013 - 27 April 2013
Time: 9:00am- 3-30pm
Cost: $50.00
Location: Gwinnett Technical College, Bldg. 600 (Horticulture), 5150 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Lawrenceville
Phone: (770)945-3111

Details:

Get tips on how to use your digital camera to capture just the nature picture you’ve dreamed of — and how to identify the plant in that image. Morning sessions will feature professional photographers and recognized experts from Gwinnett Technical College to show you how to get the most from your camera, along with plant ID skills. Lunch is included, thanks to Whole Foods Market, Johns Creek. In the afternoon, try out your skills at a Georgia Piedmont Land Trust conservation property nearby.

Rose Festival & Arts & Crafts Fair

Date: 27 April 2013 - 28 April 2013
Time: 10:00 to 5:00pm
Cost: Free
Location: 1388 Eisenhower Drive
Phone: (912)355-3883

Details:

SACGC, Inc. Botanical Gardens, 1388 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah, GA 31406 Annual Rose Festival – rose information, plant sales, master gardener booth, crafts and garden tours.

McDonugh Garden Club plant sale

Date: 27 April 2013 - 27 April 2013
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost:
Location: City Market (Moyes Pharmacy parking lot)
Phone: (770)354-8660

Details:

15th annual plant sale to benefit club and community projects. Trees, shrubs, perennials. Native plants. Miscellaneous garden items.

Savannah Rose Festival

Date: 27 April 2013 - 28 April 2013
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Location: SACGC, Inc. Botanical Gardens 1388 Eisenhower Drive Savannah, GA 31406
Phone:

Details:

SACGC, Inc. Botanical Gardens
1388 Eisenhower Drive
Savannah, GA 31406

Savannah Area Council of Garden Clubs is having their annual Rose Festival and Craft Show Saturday, April 27, 2013 (10:00am to 3:00pm) and Sunday, April 28, 2013 (12:00pm to 5:00pm)

Garden Tours, Rose Information, Ask Master Gardener booth

Craft Show is on Saturday

Pictures & Petals

Date: 27 April 2013 - 27 April 2013
Time: 9:00 am
Cost:
Location: Gwinnett Technical College
Phone:

Details:

THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED. The Georgia Piedmont Land Trust announces it must cancel this workshop.

Establishing and Growing Perennials

Date: 30 April 2013 - 30 April 2013
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: free
Location: Bill Johnson Community Activity Bldg, Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Rd, Roswell, GA
Phone: (770)641-3760

Details:

This class will help you get started, as well as offer information to help your perennials prosper, including: understanding your site conditions; soil preparation; planting and dividing; mulching, watering, fertilizing and weed control; pinching and deadheading; selecting perennials and choosing easily grown varieties.

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.