CARTERSVILLE: Plant Propagation Methods Seminar with James Hembree, Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 6:30 pm. Session will cover seeds, cuttings, budding and grafting, terminology, techniques and practices. James is superintendent of facilities and grounds of University of West GA, has a B.S. in Agriculture, is a Certified, Arborist, Nurseryman, and Organic Producer. This is the kickoff of a free gardening seminar series presented by the Bartow County Master Gardeners with Q & A time following. Olin Tatum Agricultural Building, Stiles Auditorium, 320 W. Cherokee Ave, Cartersville GA 30120. Free & open to all but pre-registration is requested to secure a seat. Call UGA Extension - Bartow County 770-387-5142 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
CUMMING: Extended Gardening Season with Low Hoop-houses Thursday, March 12, 2015 10:00 am - noon. Learn how to extend your growing season with low hoop houses, plus get hands-on experience constructing one. UGA Extension - Forsyth County Learning for Life Garden 875 Lanier 400 Parkway, Cumming, GA 30040, $5. Registration required. Class limited to 20 participants. Call UGA Extension Forsyth County 770-887-2418 or email email@example.com to register.
FAYETTEVILLE: Propagation Workshop– Seeds Make Cents! Saturday, March 14, 2015 10am - noon. Do you know how to start a plant from a tiny seed? How deep to plant? How much to water? Don't miss this class, each participant goes home with a seed plant. $10 registration and workshop fee, payable in advance. UGA Extension Fayette County, County Administrative Complex, 140 Stonewall Avenue W, Fayetteville, GA 30214 To register call 770-305.5412 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information http://www.ugaextension.com/fayette/anr
GRIFFIN: Annual Kite Flying at the Garden Sunday, March 15, 2015 1 - 4 pm. UGA Griffin Research and Education Garden located on Ellis Road just off 19-41 across from UGA Griffin Campus. https://www.facebook.com/REGARDENEVENTS Directions to the R&E Garden http://www.caes.uga.edu/campus/griffin/garden/VisitGarden.cfm
GRIFFIN: Small Engine Maintenance Class Tuesday, March 17, 2015 8:30am- Noon. Participants will learn how to properly select and maintain common garden and landscape equipment, sharpen hand tools, knives and chainsaws, tune motors and properly prepare engines for long-term storage. The course will also cover the most important tools to have on hand to help maintain and repair landscape equipment. Student Learning Center Building, UGA Griffin Campus, 1109 Experiment St, Griffin, Ga 30223. $39 includes handouts and refreshments. Pre-registration is required. Beth Horne 770-228-7214 or email email@example.com
FAYETTEVILLE: Advanced Vegetable Gardening Thursday, March 19, 2015 11am - 1pm. Local vegetable gardener Mr. Lester Bray and the Fayette Plant a Row for the Hungry Garden leaders will discuss plasticulture (laying of plastic for better production of vegetables) and the benefits of drip irrigation. Plant a Row (PAR) Garden at New Hope Baptist Church North Campus, 551 New Hope Rd, Fayetteville, GA 30214. Weather permitting – outside class/dress accordingly - bring your own chair. To register call 770-305-5412 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Information http://www.ugaextension.com/fayette/anr
DOUGLASVILLE: Dealing with Vegetable Garden Pests - Lunch and Learn Series March Session Friday, March 20, 2015, 12-1pm. UGA Extension Douglas County , 6279 Fairburn Road, Douglasville, Ga 30134. $6; contact UGA Extension Douglas County 770-920-7224.
CANTON: 2 Gardening Seminars - Saturday, March 21, 2015 Beginning Vegetable Gardening at 10 am presented by Diane Smith. New to vegetable gardening? Learn where and how to get started. And at noon, Organic Gardening, a system approach emphasizing organic practices with Marc Teffeau. Cherokee County Senior Services, 1001 Univeter Road, Canton, GA. Presented by UGA Master Gardener Extension Volunteers of Cherokee County. Pre-Registration is required by March 18; call UGA Extension - Cherokee County 770-721-7803.
HOLLY SPRINGS: Beeschool 2015 presented by Cherokee Beekeepers Club. Saturday, March 21, 2015 8:15 am – 4 pm. 7:45 am registration. A beginning beekeeping workshop with strong emphasis on practical beekeeping. (Note: this was postponed from Feb. Early registration discount has been extended to March 12- form is available on the website) $45 registration at the door includes one-year membership, lunch, and handouts. A limited number of 3# package bees available for beginners to order at Beeschool. First Baptist Church Holly Springs 2632 Holly Springs Parkway, Holly Springs, GA 30142. For more information: www.cherokeebeeclub.com email email@example.com. or call 770-735-3263.
DALLAS: Spring Forward Paulding 2015: Live, Learn, Local March 21, 2015 10am – 2 pm, Learn about vegetable and landscape gardening, water conservation, energy conservation, beekeeping, local farmers markets, and local businesses from experts! Demonstrations from 10 am - 2 pm. Exhibits, experts, petting zoo, door prizes, music-FREE Admission. Paulding County High School Gymnasium, 1297 Villa Rica Highway, Dallas, GA 30157-More info at 770-443-7616 or Https://www.facebook.com/events/863004567108643
FAYETTEVILLE: Totally Tomatoes Saturday, March 21, 2015 10am - noon. Is your mouth watering for a good, homegrown tomato? Or do you prefer the ones in the big grocery stores that taste like the cardboard box they were shipped in? Learn about some of the favorites grown in Fayette County. Public Meeting Room, Fayette County Administrative Complex, 140 Stonewall Avenue W, Fayetteville, GA 30214. $5 registration fee, payable in advance. To register call 770- 305-5412 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information visit http://www.ugaextension.com/fayette/anr
DOUGLASVILLE: Vegetable Gardening, Planning and Preparing for the Spring or Fall Saturday, March 21, 2015 9:30-11:30am UGA Extension Douglas County , 6279 Fairburn Road, Douglasville, Ga 30134. $6; contact UGA Extension Douglas County 770-920-7224.
FAYETTEVILLE: Encouraging Beneficial Insects in the Vegetable Garden Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:00AM – 12:30PM. Do you know which insects are beneficial? How to attract pollinators? Join us to learn why and how beneficial insects and pollinators are essential for beautiful flowers and nutritious foods. Feel free to bring a lunch. UGA Extension Fayette County, County Administrative Complex, 140 Stonewall Avenue W, Fayetteville, GA 30214 To register call 770-305-5412 or e-mail email@example.com. For more information visit http://www.ugaextension.com/fayette/anr
NEWNAN: 7 Tips for Beginning Vegetable Gardeners Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 2:30-3:30pm Keep fit, eat healthier, save money, AND get your children to eat their veggies? Start a vegetable garden! With the recent push for clean eating, more people are beginning to grow their own vegetables. Topics cover growing vegetables at home (even in modest spaces), site selection, garden style, soil enrichment, plant selection, insect control, and many tips for success. Newnan Carnegie Library, 1 LaGrange St., Newnan, GA (on the Square). Free to the public; register by calling the Newnan Carnegie library at 770-683-1347.