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Dry Culinary Herbs and Save Vegetable Seeds

Date: 05 July 2016 - 05 July 2016
Time: noon - 1:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location: 1262 Government Circle, Jonesboro, Ga 30236
Phone: (770) 473-5434


Learn how to preserve culinary herbs for use through the winter.

Identify steps for saving vegetable seeds from varieties that have worked well in your garden or on your farm. We’ll cover the basics.

There is no charge for the class, but registration is required. To register, please call 770-473-5434 and provide your name and the name of the class. Feel free to register online as well:

Public Open House at the Trial Gardens

Date: 09 July 2016 - 09 July 2016
Time: 9am to 12pm
Cost: Free but donations are appreciated
Location: 220 West Green Street, Athens Ga


Athens, Ga – The 34th annual Public Open House at the UGA Trial Gardens will be held on Saturday, July 9th from 9am to 12pm. The Public Open House is an event for people of all ages and everyone is invited.

Earlier this year we used a soil steamer to reduce plant pathogens and weeds in the garden beds. Because of this research our plants are showier and we have significantly fewer weeds. In addition, our roses are fantastic this year due to the care given by Karen Radde, our resident rose ex

Full Moon Hike

Date: 19 July 2016 - 19 July 2016
Time: 8:00PM - 9:30PM
Cost: $5/person or $15/family
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Phone: (706) 542-6156


The trails at the Botanical Garden offer so much to discover at night, especially during summer—come see the lightning bug display in June and July, search for glow worms and phosphorescent fungus, and hear the frogs, cicadas, and katydids. Each walk will focus on a different topic and we’re sure to discover magical moments each month! Bring family and friends of all ages and be prepared to hike up to 2 miles on our wooded trails and in the garden. Pre-registration is required.

Greater Atlanta Rose Society Monthly Meeting

Date: 19 July 2016 - 19 July 2016
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost: Free to meeting (except small parking deck charge)
Location: Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA
Phone: (678) 895-3945


Our honored speaker for July will be Jane Zinn, rose propagator extraordinaire! Jane has been a member of the Greater Atlanta Rose Society since 1982, and has a very successful propagation method. She has prepared a presentation that will add to our rose understanding and expertise. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to learn her technique! Light refreshments will be served.

Summer Perennials

Date: 26 July 2016 - 26 July 2016
Time: 3:30PM - 6:00PM
Cost: $20
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Phone: (706) 542-6156


Join Cliff for a class focusing on plants that thrive during the longest and hottest days of the year. This class will highlight perennials that bloom in late summer. These include (but are not limited to) tall phlox, echinacea, and rudbeckia.

Native Trees of Georgia

Date: 28 July 2016 - 28 July 2016
Time: 12:15 - 1:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: VIP Building, Clayton County International Park, 2300 Highway 138, Jonesboro 30236
Phone: (770) 473-5434


Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Lou Hisel introduces the trees native to our state: their biological heritage, beauty and uses. Bring your lunch, a pad and pen, and learn while you eat.

A Garden with Wings: Butterflies and Biodiversity

Date: 30 July 2016 - 10 September 2016
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm
Cost: Garden Admission
Location: 2382 Pine Mountain Rd. Kennesaw, GA 30188
Phone: (770) 919-0248


Smith-Gilbert Gardens announces first annual butterfly exhibit. A Garden with Wings: Butterflies and Biodiversity

A Garden with Wings: Butterflies and Biodiversity, a Smith-Gilbert Gardens exclusive butterfly exhibit, will open to the public on July 30th through September 10th. Visitors will have the opportunity to view the wonder of 6 species of butterflies including Gulf Fritillaries, Monarchs, Painted Ladies and Swallowtails in a complete ecosystem.

They are Back! Hummingbirds and the Hummingbird Trail

Date: 30 July 2016 - 30 July 2016
Time: 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Cost: $15
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Phone: (706) 542-6156


Join us for a ramble as we walk through the Hummingbird Trail to find the hummingbird’s secret hiding places. Bring a camera or binoculars if you’d like and join the adventure! The last hour of the ramble is intended for participants to have time to independently photograph or observe the hummingbirds. Judy will be available to answer questions during this time.