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GARDENING EVENTS FOR August 2016

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Plan a Fall Vegetable Garden

Date: 02 August 2016 - 02 August 2016
Time: noon to 1:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location: 1262 Government Circle
Phone: (770) 473-5434

Details:

While it’s hot, plan a fall garden to enjoy leafy, green vegetables when temperatures are cooler. Collards, kale and lettuce are delicious when fresh from the garden. Explore the varieties available to Georgia gardeners and learn tips to help the garden thrive.

Mountain Shadow Garden Club Meeting and Program

Date: 08 August 2016 - 08 August 2016
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Eastminster Presbyterian Church, Founders Hall, 5801 Hugh Howell Road, Stone Mountain, GA 30087
Phone: (404) 641-8633

Details:

Atlanta area garden expert Rick Barnes will present a program on “The Fantastic Ferns of the Georgia Perimeter College Botanical Garden”. Mr. Barnes, a University of Georgia graduate, has had a long association with Georgia Perimeter College (GPC) and with George Sanko, the popular botany instructor credited with developing the horticulture program and gardens at the DeKalb County facility. The group is open to men and women of all ages who enjoy learning more about home landscapes.

Hydrangeas and Friends

Date: 09 August 2016 - 09 August 2016
Time: 700p - 800p
Cost: free
Location: East Cobb Regional Library
Phone: (770) 528-4070

Details:

Cobb County Master Gardeners present Gardeners’ Night Out – A collection of pictures and facts about Hydrangeas and companion plants with Debra Stockton, Cobb MG

Orchids

Date: 12 August 2016 - 12 August 2016
Time: 1200noon - 100p
Cost: free
Location: Cobb County Water Lab, 660 S Cobb Dr & Atlanta Rd
Phone: (770) 528-4070

Details:

Cobb County Master Gardeners present Lunch & Learn – bring your lunch and join us to learn about growing and sustaining this beautiful and exotic plant with David Kessler, orchid grower and American Orchid Society Judge.

GREATER ATLANTA ROSE SOCIETY Monthly Meeting

Date: 16 August 2016 - 16 August 2016
Time: 7:15PM - 9:00PM
Cost: Free (except small parking deck charge)
Location: Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone: (678) 895-3945

Details:

EVERYONE INVITED! Our special guest speaker will be BILL BREWER. He is a well-known local florist and event planner and he will be sharing some skills unique to the world of floral design. Bill has been in the flower business for 54 years. He has owned successful floral shops, garden centers, and even has an event planning business. His résumé includes numerous corporate events, and many, many, weddings. He has also been an FTD judge. Come join us! Light refreshments will be served.

Full Moon Hike

Date: 18 August 2016 - 18 August 2016
Time: 8:00PM - 9:30PM
Cost: $5/person or $15/family
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Phone: (706) 542-6156

Details:

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.

Container Gardens

Date: 20 August 2016 - 20 August 2016
Time: 10.00M
Cost: Free
Location: Farm Chastain. 4001 Powers Ferry Road Atl 30342
Phone: (404) 451-5138

Details:

Learn all you need to know about Container Gardens using unusual containers This is a hands on class so please bring a container with you, no larger than a 1gallon pot and you will take it home fully planted by you. A farm tour is also included with this class. This class is being taught at our Urban Teaching Farm by Fulton County Master Gardeners.

DeKalb Master Gardener Assoc Meeting: Getting Ready for Fall

Date: 22 August 2016 - 22 August 2016
Time: 6:30 - 7:30pm
Cost: Free-- Bring a friend!
Location: Northlake - Barbara Loar Branch of the DeKalb Co. Public Library at 3772 LaVista Rd., Tucker, GA 30084
Phone:

Details:

Tired of Summer? Ready for a new look, new flowers or vegetables? Well join us for our August 22nd meeting with Mickey Gazaway, a Master Gardener, radio personality and Pike’s Nursery Expert, will help us to Get Ready for Fall! Have bothersome weeds? Bring a sample. Wondering when to plant bulbs, or pansies, or Fall vegetables? Find out at our meeting.
Mickey Gazaway is a Pike Nursery Garden Club Coordinator, Radio Show personality with Walter Reeves and a Georgia Master Gardener.

Fall Vegetable Gardening

Date: 23 August 2016 - 23 August 2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: FREE
Location: Bill Johnson Community Activity Building, Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Rd, Roswell, GA 30075
Phone: (770) 641-3760

Details:

Our extended growing season allows us to take advantage of three seasons of vegetable gardening. If you already have a garden, you can extend its productivity or you can learn how to get started without working in the heat of summer. Autumn’s mild temperatures create perfect growing conditions for cool-season crops. This class will cover: summer vs. fall season crops, sustainable gardening techniques, direct seeding and transplanting, frost protection, and preparing the garden for winter.

Fall Vegetable Gardening

Date: 24 August 2016 - 24 August 2016
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: FREE
Location: Alpharetta Engineering /Public Works Department, 1790 Hembree Road, Alpharetta, GA 30023
Phone: (678) 297-6200

Details:

Our extended growing season allows us to take advantage of three seasons of vegetable gardening. If you already have a garden, you can extend its productivity or you can learn how to get started without working in the heat of summer. Autumn’s mild temperatures create perfect growing conditions for cool-season crops. This class will cover: summer vs. fall season crops, sustainable gardening techniques, direct seeding and transplanting, frost protection, and preparing the garden for winter.