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GARDENING EVENTS FOR June 2016

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Chattahoochee Valley Daylily Festival

Date: 04 June 2016 - 04 June 2016
Time: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Cost: Free Admission
Location: 3603 Weems Road, Columbus, GA 31909
Phone: (706) 327-2067

Details:

The third annual Chattahoochee Valley Daylily Festival will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Columbus Botanical Garden, located at 3603 Weems Road in Columbus, Ga.

The Daylily Festival will feature an accredited daylily show, a marketplace with daylilies and arts and crafts for sale, and the opportunity to learn growing tips and see demonstrations. Food will be available for purchase. Admission is free. The daylily show is scheduled to begin at 1:15 p.m.

TREE PRUNING: MAINTAINING YOUR FRUIT FOREST

Date: 04 June 2016 - 04 June 2016
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
Cost: $20 member/$30 nonmember
Location: Global Growers: Decatur's Kitchen Garden 500 South Columbia Drive Decatur, GA, 30030
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Details:

Planting your fruit trees is just the first step – a healthy fruit forest depends on knowing how to care for and prune your leafy friends. Join Daniel Ballard of Convivial Gardens to learn about the maintenance and care of fruit trees and ornamentals on your property. This hands-on workshop will focus on proper pruning, care and maintenance, though we may also cover planting (depending on the site’s needs).

Bring Summer to Your Miniature Garden

Date: 04 June 2016 - 04 June 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Cost: $20 per person
Location: 4256 Earney Rd, Woodstock, GA 30188
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Details:

It’s time to update your miniature garden for summer or make a new miniature garden. RSVP – $20. Material cost includes pot, soil, moss and 3 Itty Bitty Plants. Miniature garden add-ons available at an additional cost. RSVP

Success Using Lavendar

Date: 04 June 2016 - 04 June 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Cost: FREE
Location: 4256 Earney Rd, Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone: (770) 442-3901

Details:

Everyone should have Lavender in their garden but it can be a temperamental plant to grow. Come learn how to plant, grow and harvest Lavender successfully. RSVP- FREE

Annual Daylily Show at State Botanical Garden

Date: 11 June 2016 - 11 June 2016
Time: 11 am flower sales, 1 pm displays open after judging
Cost: FREE
Location: State Botanical Garden, Athens
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Details:

The North Georgia Daylily Society announces the 2016 daylily show and flower sale, State Botanical Garden Conservatory, On Saturday, June 11th. Flower sales begin at 11am and daylily displays will be open to the public after judging, around 1pm. Admission is free. www.northgeorgiadaylilysociety.com

Design a Meditation Garden

Date: 11 June 2016 - 11 June 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Cost: FREE
Location: 4256 Earney Rd, Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone: (770) 442-3901

Details:

Garden Want a garden where you can just sit and meditate? Come learn how to create that tranquil and serene garden. RSVP – FREE

Georgia Perennial Plant Association (GPPA) lecture meeting

Date: 21 June 2016 - 21 June 2016
Time: 7:30 PM meeting, 7:00 PM light refreshments
Cost: Free
Location: McElreath Hall, Atlanta History Center 130 West Paces Ferry Rd. Atlanta, 30305
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Details:

“Sustainable Gardening for the Southeast” by Susan Varlamoff, Office of Environmental Sciences Director, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences UGA. Susan’s book, Sustainable Gardening for the Southeast, is a vividly illustrated guide that offers simple techniques to help conserve water, reduce pollutants, and mitigate climate change while increasing biodiversity and attracting pollinators and wildlife. Gardeners will be inspired and empowered to protect and enhance the local ecology

Creating a Garden for Year-Round Beauty

Date: 24 June 2016 - 24 June 2016
Time: 3:00PM
Cost:
Location: Gilmer County Library, 268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540
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Details:

Please join us for a presentation by Erica Glasener discussing ways to create beauty in your garden all year. Erica is a well-known horticulturist, author, lecturer, and was host of HGTV’S “A Gardener’s Diary” for 14 years. She will be speaking at the Gilmer County Library in conjunction with the the Garden Club of Ellijay’s Flower Show, The Language of Flowers.

Garden Club of Ellijay Flower Show

Date: 24 June 2016 - 25 June 2016
Time: June 24, 2:00-5:00PM. June 25, 10:00AM-3:00PM
Cost:
Location: 268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540
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Details:

The Garden Club of Ellijay will present a Standard Flower Show, “The Language of Flowers” at the Gilmer County Library, 268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540 on Friday, June 24 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM and Saturday, June 25 from 10:00 AM to 3:00PM.

Beer Garden Silent Auction and Fundraiser

Date: 25 June 2016 - 25 June 2016
Time: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $40-$50
Location: Oakhurst Garden, 435 Oakview Road, Decatur
Phone: (404) 371-1920

Details:

The popular event brings together a number of local brews, food and music for a casual evening outdoors at the Oakhurst Garden in Decatur. A VIP Happy Hour begins at 4:30 p.m., while the main event lasts from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. The Beer Garden is presented by Chip Wallace of Keller Knapp Realty and all attendees must be at least 21 years old. Each guest will receive a free souvenir Wylde Center tasting glass so they can sample beers from local brewers.

Georgia Mountains Farm Tour

Date: 25 June 2016 - 26 June 2016
Time: 1:00p - 6:00p each day
Cost: $30/35 per car
Location: Northeast Georgia
Phone: (503) 758-8488

Details:

The 5th annual Georgia Mountains Farm Tour will take place Saturday & Sunday, June 25 & 26, 2016, in Habersham, Rabun, White & neighboring counties.

With more than a dozen farms and multiple farm-to-table restaurants to choose from on the tour, guests can customize their experience by picking the locations they want to visit each day. This is a fun and educational event for families, farmers, backyard gardeners, and local food lovers!

Visit EatWellBuyLocal.org for full details.

Junior Beekeeper Program

Date: 25 June 2016 - 25 June 2016
Time: 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM
Cost: $30.00
Location: Brookhaven
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Details:

One day educational event for kids 6-13 years old. Children watch a video presentation about honeybees and participate in a live beehive inspection, honey extraction and hive construction. Protective clothing and all equipment are provided. Where do honeybees live? Learn how they work. Discover how they make honey. Watch them fly. See them talk. Learn how they pollinate flowers and find out why honeybees are so important to us every day.