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GARDENING EVENTS FOR May 2019

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Rosalynn Carter Butterfly Trail Spring Symposium

Date: 03 May 2019 - 03 May 2019
Time: 8:30AM -12:30P M
Cost: $30
Location: Plains, GA
Phone: (229) 824-4567

Details:

May 3, 2019
Plains, Georgia
Rosalynn Carter Butterfly Trail Spring Symposium and Native Plant Sale

Our Keynote Speaker is Erica Glasener. She is Senior Producer for A Greener World a PBS/CREATE TV series and A Gardener’s Diary a HGTV series. She will present 2 programs, one will focus on a year around garden and the second program will focus on plants that attract pollinators. Details and registration information is online at www.rosalynncarterbutterflytrail.org .

Garden Extravaganza

Date: 04 May 2019 - 05 May 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: Free!
Location: White County Agri-Science Center
Phone: (404) 512-6857

Details:

The Soque Garden Club is hosting the Fourth Annual “Spring Garden Extravaganza”, Saturday, May 4th, from 8am-4pm, at the White County Agri-Science Center, located at Hwy 129N at Claud Sims Road, Cleveland, GA. Admission is FREE! The event is a Plant and Garden Sale, featuring Regional Nurseries and Garden Vendors. For more information on vendor space and this event, please contact Arlene O’Neill at 404-512-6857 or amoflowers@gmail.com. Proceeds from the event help local charities.

Douglas County Master Gardeners Annual Greenhouse Plant Sale

Date: 04 May 2019 - 04 May 2019
Time: 8:00AM - 1:00PM
Cost: cost of plants
Location: 8750 Dorris Road Douglasville, GA 30134 (Next to Woodie Fite Senior Center)
Phone: (404) 293-1986

Details:

Master Gardeners promote, inform, and work with individuals, communities, political leaders, and commercial firms by: Answering gardening questions at county fairs, garden centers, flower shows, libraries, shopping centers, and the Extension office. Designing & installing community landscape & beautification projects.
Our annual greenhouse plant sale helps to support these endeavors.

Wylde Garden Tour

Date: 04 May 2019 - 05 May 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 5 pm Saturday; 12 - 5 pm Sunday
Cost: $20 advance ($15 for Wylde Center members); $25 the day of the tour.
Location: Decatur
Phone: (404) 371-1920

Details:

Tour some of the Decatur area’s most beautiful private gardens! 2019 Wylde Garden Tour attendees will see:
• A large terraced garden that is only three years old, but looks like it has been there for 40 years
• A woodland arboretum
• A garden dedicated to wildlife
• A front yard transformed into a flower-lovers paradise
• A backyard oasis complete with a garden folly
• And much more!

For tickets and more information, visit wyldecenter.org/wylde-garden-tour

Master Gardener Thyme to Read: Cutting Back

Date: 10 May 2019 - 10 May 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! Learn how to design using native plants with Leslie Buck’s “Cutting Back: My Apprenticeship in the Gardens of Kyoto.” Master Gardener Cris Force will act as the group facilitator.

Monarchs & Milkweeds Across Georgia

Date: 11 May 2019 - 11 May 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Cost: free
Location: Pickens Extension Office @ 502 Stegall Drive, Jasper, Ga. 30143
Phone: (770) 401-9248

Details:

Free symposium featuring Monarch expert Susan Meyers, who has shared her passion & training with others for 19 years. Learn all about the Monarch’s preferred habitat & how to incorporate it into your landscape design; how to protect & increase their population; & the dangers to the monarch unknown to many. Bring your questions & come ready to learn. Enjoy delicious refreshments and a chance of winning one of many great door prizes. Milkweed plants will be available at affordable prices.

30th Annual Hosta Show & Plant Sale

Date: 11 May 2019 - 11 May 2019
Time: 8:30a - 3:00p
Cost: free
Location: First Baptist Church of Tucker - 2367 Main street, Tucker, GA 30084
Phone: (404) 486-3471

Details:

The Georgia Hosta Society is holding our annual Hosta Show and Plant Sale. The event is an accredited show by the American Hosta Society and is being sponsored by the Georgia Hosta Society.

The show will feature educational displays and a cut leaf show where members of the Georgia Hosta Society will submit leaves for evaluation and judging by Accredited Judges.

The event will also feature a vendor area where visitors can purchase hosta and companion plants from regional growers.

17th Annual Master Gardener Garden Tour

Date: 11 May 2019 - 11 May 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $15 in advance, $20 the day of the tour
Location: West Cobb
Phone: (770) 528-4070

Details:

Come out and join the Cobb Master Gardeners as we celebrate our 17th Annual Garden Tour! We are pleased to present six gardens this year. All gardens are located in West Cobb. Master Gardener docents will be available at each site to answer your questions. This year’s theme is “Gardening is for the Birds”. Crafts, a raffle, and more await you! Buy tickets online, through the Extension office, or through a Master Gardener.

Class: It’s All About the Orchids

Date: 18 May 2019 - 18 May 2019
Time: 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Cost: $14 non-members, $12 members
Location: Historic Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Ave. SE Atlanta, GA
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Details:

Our upcoming orchid class will prove how easy orchids actually are to care for. Join us in the greenhouse Saturday, May 18 from 10:30 to noon for “It’s All About the Orchids.” Long-time orchid lover and Master Gardener Jim Hinkle will show you all you need to know to have success. He will help you understand what orchids need and how you can easily provide it in your home or office

2019 Atlanta Pond & Garden Tour

Date: 18 May 2019 - 18 May 2019
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Cost: $15
Location: Visit our website for tour details
Phone:

Details:

The Atlanta Koi Club welcomes you to a one day, self-guided pond tour of uniquely beautiful ponds and gardens. The tour will display the many varieties of koi…living jewels of the pond and the ecosystem they exist in. No two ponds are alike and you will be able to learn what makes a great and unique pond. Take your time to enjoy, observe and ask questions you may have about koi, plants, equipment and pond design so that one day, you too can create your own water paradise.

“The Fascinating World of Fungi” – Gwinnett Master Gardeners Speaker

Date: 20 May 2019 - 20 May 2020
Time: 7pm
Cost: Free
Location: Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044
Phone:

Details:

When mushroom expert Sam Landes was 5 years old, his mother began teaching him to forage for morel mushrooms, sparking a lifelong interest in the wonders of wild fungi. Now retired and an active member of the Mushroom Club of GA, Landes will open the door to the amazing world of fungi including tips on foraging, cooking, and “fun facts’ that make mushrooms an exciting topic to explore. Bring a covered dish to share for a potluck dinner at 6:30pm, presentation begins at 7pm.

Basic Bonsai

Date: 21 May 2019 - 21 May 2019
Time: 6:45 PM - 8:30PM
Cost: $10
Location: 4380 MEMORIAL DR., STE. 200, Auditorium room DECATUR, GA 30032
Phone: (404) 298-4080

Details:

Bonsai is an Asian art form using cultivation techniques to produce small trees in containers that mimic the shape and scale of full-size trees.
We always hear about it but, where should we get started? This class will teach you about the basic principles of bonsai. The discussion will include plant selection, common tools, and methods used to maintain, style, prune and wire bonsai plants. There will be door prizes!