GREENSBORO: Native Trees for the Piedmont Region
Sep
17
12:00 PM12:00

GREENSBORO: Native Trees for the Piedmont Region

  • Greene County Extension Office (map)
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This free seminar will cover the varieties of native trees grown in the Piedmont region. Choosing the right tree helps to guarantee the species will thrive and have a long healthy life. You will learn how to choose for color or if you're seeking privacy from your neighbors or the street. Join us and bring your questions. Greene County Extension office, 1180 C Weldon Smith Dr., Greensboro, GA 30642. Please register by calling 706-453-2083. If you are interested in becoming a Master Gardener Extension Volunteer call 706-453-2083. Follow Greene County MGEV on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ugagmg.

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UGA Green Industry Webinar
Sep
18
8:15 AM08:15

UGA Green Industry Webinar

UGA Green Industry Webinar - Wednesday, September 18, 8:15 AM to 10:45 AM (EST) - Multi-spectral Imaging using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Identification of Rose Diseases and Abiotic Issues, Dr. Mathews Paret, Dept. of Plant Pathology, University of Florida, Quincy, FL and Assessing Tree Damage after Storms and Steps to Recovery, Dr. Andrew Koeser, Dept. of Environmental Horticulture, GCREC, University of Florida, Wilmauma, FL. Registration tutorial at https://www.useloom.com/share/f0a7121355d64e6fb77113e706b69252; Sign in tutorial at https://www.useloom.com/share/c84300a30d7a491ab57780affae23729. For full webinar and CEU credit details visit www.gtbop.com.

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GMGA Encore Field Trip: Chattahoochee Nature Center
Sep
27
10:30 AM10:30

GMGA Encore Field Trip: Chattahoochee Nature Center

We will meet at the Discovery Center for a 1 hour walking tour with our guide, Beth St. Jean. Please wear shoes to hike and bring a water bottle. Our tour ends at Nature Center’s Annual Native Plant Sale!

You must be a GMGA member and must have a signed liability waiver on file.

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BLUE RIDGE: Invasive Plants - What they are, Why they are a Problem and What to do
Sep
14
1:00 PM13:00

BLUE RIDGE: Invasive Plants - What they are, Why they are a Problem and What to do

  • Fannin County Agricultural Center (map)
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A free lecture by Master Gardener Alyce Wirtz. Fannin County Ag Center, 43 Station Road (please use new entrance off Highway 515). Call Fannin County Extension Office (706-632-3061) to register. Sponsored by the North Georgia Master Gardeners, Feed Fannin and the Young Farmers Association.

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ATHENS: Garden Earth Explorers
Sep
14
10:15 AM10:15

ATHENS: Garden Earth Explorers

  • Alice H. Richards Children’s Garden (map)
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Alice H. Richards Children’s Garden, free and open to children of all ages. Garden Earth Explorer families join one another for a morning of adventure discovering Garden Earth through songs, puppets, stories, hikes, activities or games. Each week will highlight a new theme such as water, soil, foods we eat, pollination, plants or trees. The Garden Earth Explorers program is an informal way to give young naturalists a better understanding about the importance of our shared earth. Thursday mornings will be geared towards ages 3-6, and Saturday mornings will capture the interest of our more advanced learners ages 7-10. This event will not take place during inclement weather or a scheduled festival.

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STONE MOUNTAIN: Georgia Native Plant Society Fall Plant Sale
Sep
14
10:00 AM10:00

STONE MOUNTAIN: Georgia Native Plant Society Fall Plant Sale

Stone Mountain Park, free entrance to park and sale. GNPS will have Georgia native perennials, trees, shrubs, vines and ferns available for sale with native plant experts on hand to help homeowners select what’s right for their gardens. GNPS is partnering with Blue Heron Nature Preserve, Atlanta Audubon Society, Pollinator-Friendly Yards, and other groups to help people transition traditional home landscapes to native plant communities that support birds, butterflies, bees and other wildlife. Folks should BRING A WAGON to ease shopping and transporting plants to cars. Contact FallPlantSale@GNPS.org for more information

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MARIETTA: Wright Environmental Education Center Open Garden
Sep
14
9:00 AM09:00

MARIETTA: Wright Environmental Education Center Open Garden

Come hike the trails, bird-watch, enjoy nature and the native plants, check out the "Invasive Plants Jail," view the frogs in our recently-enlarged frog pond, and ask Master Gardeners questions. You are welcome to bring a lunch for a picnic on our picnic tables. 2661 Johnson Ferry Road, Park in the parking lot of Chestnut Ridge Christian Church at the intersection of Post Oak Tritt Road and Johnson Ferry Road. Enter from Post Oak Tritt Road.

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MARIETTA: Lunch & Learn - Shade Gardening
Sep
13
12:00 PM12:00

MARIETTA: Lunch & Learn - Shade Gardening

Cobb County Water Lab Training Room, 662 South Cobb Drive, Marietta 30060. Too much shade for plants that require full sun? Master Gardener Dorothy Dowell will show us how to grow a beautiful garden in shade or part-shade. She will cover selecting the location, choosing from recommended plants, planting, and maintenance. Free. For information on other programs see www.cobbmastergardeners.com.

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MARIETTA: Thyme to Read Book Club - The Rain Watcher by Tatiano de Rosnay
Sep
13
10:15 AM10:15

MARIETTA: Thyme to Read Book Club - The Rain Watcher by Tatiano de Rosnay

Sondra Nierenberg will be the facilitator. Cobb County Water Lab Training Room, 662 So. Cobb Drive, Marietta All these books are available from the Cobb County Library System. Our meetings are open to the public and are held at 10:15 am at the Cobb County Water Lab, Bldg. B, 662 South Cobb Drive, Marietta. Enter from Atlanta Road.

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