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GARDENING EVENTS FOR April 2020

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Hall County Master Gardeners Spring Garden Expo

Date: 03 April 2020 - 04 April 2020
Time: 8:30AM-5:00PM Friday; 8:30AM-4:00PM Saturday
Cost: $2 per adult, children free
Location: Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center, 1855 Calvary Church Road, Gainesville, GA 30507
Phone: (770) 535-8291

Details:

Spring Garden Expo has 50 garden type vendors from Georgia & neighbor states in open-air covered arena. Wide variety of annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, vegetable plants, crafts, art, and fun stuff! Speakers offer free sessions Four expert speakers offering free sessions on Creating a Backyard Wildlife Sanctuary,How to keep Rainwater Where it Falls, Japanese Maples Pruning Techniques, and Growing Wild Things in a Polite Neighborhood on Saturday. Two miles east of Exit 20 on 985-follow signs.

“Container Gardening for Gardens, Patios, and Apartment Decks” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 06 April 2020 - 06 April 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:

Containers with plants contribute additional color, form, texture and variety to our gardens, patios, and apartment decks. With seasonal changes, they can also be used throughout the year. This class will cover types of plants to consider, choosing containers, soil requirements, selecting and arranging plants and regular care. If you have never had a patio or deck garden, now is an opportunity to learn how.

“Container Gardening for Gardens, Patios, and Apartment Decks” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 07 April 2020 - 07 April 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:

Containers with plants contribute additional color, form, texture, and variety to our gardens, patios, and apartment decks. With seasonal changes, they can also be used throughout the year. This class will cover types of plants to consider, choosing containers, soil requirements, selecting and arranging plants and regular care. If you have never had a patio or deck garden, now is an opportunity to learn how.

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

Date: 1 April 2020 - 1 April 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:

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.

21st Annual Master Gardener Plant Sale and Expo

Date: 17 April 2020 - 18 April 2020
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: Free!
Location: Jim Miller Park: 2245 Callaway Rd SW, Marietta, GA 30008
Phone: (770) 528-4070

Details:

Come join the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County as we showcase plants and crafts from Cobb County and beyond at our 21st Annual Plant Sale and Expo! There is something for everyone here – including native azaleas, unusual and unique plants, gardening accessories and yard art, furniture, feeders, jams and jellies, face painting for the kids, and so much more. We hope to see you there, rain or shine!

GNPS Spring Native Plant Sale

Date: 18 April 2020 - 18 April 2020
Time: 10:00AM-2:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: McFarlane Nature Park, Marietta, GA
Phone:

Details:

Join us for our Spring Plant Sale at McFarlane Nature Park in Marietta, Georgia from 10 am – 2 pm. We will have hundreds of native azaleas for sale as well as thousands of other native perennials for sun/shade, shrubs, trees, and vines. Volunteers will be on hand to help you make selections that work for your landscape.

GNPS Spring Native Plant Sale

Date: 18 April 2020 - 18 April 2020
Time: 10:00AM-2:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: McFarlane Nature Park, Marietta, GA
Phone:

Details:

Our Spring Plant Sale will be at McFarlane Nature Park in Marietta this year on April 18, 2020. This is our usual location, with good parking and a beautiful native garden around us. As before, sale hours will be from 10 am to 2 pm. We’ll have thousands of plants at the sale, including approximately 500 native azaleas, plus many species of ferns, vines, perennials, shrubs, and trees – some of which can’t be found elsewhere because they were rescued. Come early for best selection.

Wild Gardening Festival

Date: 18 April 2020 - 21 April 2020
Time: 9am-3pm
Cost: $345
Location: National Butterfly Center, 3333 Butterfly Park Dr., Mission, TX 78572
Phone: (956) 583-5400

Details:

The Wild Gardening Festival is a practical and fun-filled adventure in #GoodHabitatForming. Our remarkable group of presenters are excited to share their knowledge and experience with gardeners, from newbie to naturalist-level. Attendees will experience a combination of classroom-style talks with traditional field education. Everyone will gain deep understanding, from root to leaf, with tips and tricks shared by our experts. Join us for fantastic guides, flavorful food and outstanding lessons.

“Our Native Pollinators” with Becky Griffin, UGA Extension Urban Ag Center

Date: 20 April 2020 - 20 April 2020
Time: 7pm
Cost: free!
Location: Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044
Phone:

Details:

Because of her passion for and knowledge about pollinators,Becky Griffin is one the best known names in UGA Extension’s outreach efforts across the state. Becky will share her expertise in a presentation titled “Our Native Pollinators” exploring some of Georgia’s native beneficial insects and offering tips on creating habitat in your yard, school or community garden. 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.

“Establishing and Growing Perennials” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 20 April 2020 - 20 April 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:

Perennials add year-after-year color & form to your gardens, whether you have sun, shade or a mixture of both. This class will cover getting started, selecting perennials & easily grown varieties of good pollinator plants. Learn tips & techniques to help your perennials prosper for years to come including soil preparation, planting & dividing, mulching, watering, fertilizing & weed control. The class will show perennials you may like to consider and some invasive ones you may want to avoid.

“Establishing and Growing Perennials” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 21 April 2020 - 21 April 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:

Perennials add year-after-year color & form to your gardens, whether you have sun, shade or a mixture of both. This class will cover getting started, selecting perennials & easily grown varieties of good pollinator plants. Learn tips & techniques to help your perennials prosper for years to come including soil preparation, planting & dividing, mulching, watering, fertilizing & weed control. The class will show perennials you may like to consider & some invasive ones you may want to avoid.

“Establishing and Growing Perennials” presented by the North Fulton Master Gardeners

Date: 22 April 2020 - 22 April 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:

Perennials add year-after-year color & form to your gardens, whether you have sun, shade or a mixture of both. This class will cover getting started, selecting perennials & easily grown varieties of good pollinator plants. Learn tips & techniques to help your perennials prosper for years to come including soil preparation, planting & dividing, mulching, watering, fertilizing & weed control. The class will show perennials you may like to consider & some invasive ones you may want to avoid.

Japanese Maple Pruning

Date: 25 April 2020 - 25 April 2020
Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm
Cost: $34 (Member $29)
Location: Atlanta Botanical Garden
Phone: (404) 591-1543

Details:

Learn how to prune your Japanese maple successfully. The class emphasizes the science and art of aesthetic pruning. Seasonal pruning, form enhancement and early training are discussed.

Garden Faire 2020 at Bulloch Hall

Date: 25 April 2020 - 25 April 2020
Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Cost: Free admission, parking, & shuttle service
Location: Bulloch Hall, 180 Bulloch Ave, Roswell GA 30075
Phone: (770) 329-3008

Details:

Celebrate spring in Roswell at Garden Faire 2020, hosted by The North Fulton Master Gardeners.
Take advantage of the opportunity to purchase beautiful plants (Pass-Along Plants) at a great discount from a selection of thousands, all grown by Master Gardeners.
Visit the Ask A Master Gardener kiosk , 30 garden-themed vendor displays, a bake sale, food trucks & children’s corner.
Rain or Shine! Proceeds benefit year-round community gardens, free adult gardening classes & college scholarships.

Gwinnett Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale

Date: 27 April 2020 - 27 April 2020
Time: 8:00am - 2:00pm
Cost:
Location: Lilburn City Hall/Library parking lot 4817 Church Street NW, Lilburn
Phone:

Details:

Save the date for the Gwinnett Master Gardeners’ annual plant sale – this fundraiser offers a diverse and exciting selection of native plants, perennials and annuals, herbs, vegetables, shrubs, trees and yard art. The sale takes place rain or shine – please bring cash or checks, as no credit cards will be accepted.