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Sep 24, 2010 5:12 PM CST
Name: Red
Knoxville, TN
This weekend…

Carroll County Shade Gardening Seminar

Decatur Garden Tour*

Fall Home Show at Cobb Galleria

GNPS Native Plant Symposium

Hall County MG Fall Expo

Insectival at State Botanical Garden

MGCG Fall Plant Sale*

Rockdale MG Plant Sale and Festival

*DECATUR GARDEN TOUR Saturday, Sept. 25 10 a.m.-5 p.m. & Evening Tour 7-9 pm. Sunday, Sept. 26 Noon-5 pm Tickets $25. Sixteen gardens plus a tour marketplace. Proceeds benefit Oakhurst Community Garden Project & Decatur Preservation Alliance

*MACON: MGCG FALL PLANT SALE Master Gardeners of Central Georgia will hold their fall plant sale at the Macon Farmers Market on Eisenhower Avenue in Macon Georgia, on Friday September 24th, thru Saturday September 25th. We will be open for purchases from 8:30am till 6:00 pm on Friday and 8:30 am till 5:00pm on Saturday. If you are looking for plants to spruce up your fall garden, or some trees and shrubs to plant later this fall for your spring garden – come see us we have some great deals. Visit for details.

DESTIN, FLORIDA: MG CONFERENCE 30th Annual Florida Master Gardener Continued Training Conference October 25-27, 2010 at Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Destin, Florida. Early registration for Master Gardeners from Georgia has been extended until Thursday September 30th. This year things start a day early with two optional field trips and a Master Gardener Palm School being held on the afternoon of October 24th. Conference early registration is $245 if you stay at site hotel or $345 if you stay off-site. Single-day early registration $145. There are general sessions highlighting disease diagnosis, the issues surrounding our pollinators, guidance on using color in the landscape, a presentation on sustainable landscape care, and new and underutilized plants. In the concurrent sessions, have a Florida-Friendly Landscape track and a wide range of topics sure to increase your knowledge base and make you an even better volunteer.

GWINNETT TECHNICAL COLLEGE Octobver 15th Gwinnett Tech Hosts Vince Dooley Book Signing, Plus Fall Plant Sale and Gardening Workshops . Coach Dooley will sign and discuss his latest book: Vince Dooley's Garden: A Horticultural Journey of a Football Coach 10am-noon. Planting Workshops – Gwinnett Tech's Continuing Education Division will host two gardening workshops immediately following Dooley's presentation in The Busbee Center, Building 700. The workshops Kitchen Gardens–Vegetables in the Landscape and Flower Show Blue Ribbons Made Easy will be held at 12:30 and 1:30 p.m., respectively. Fall Plant Sale – Gwinnett Tech's Environmental Horticulture program will host its annual Fall Plant Sale from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Gwinnett Tech Greenhouse, adjacent to Building 600. Those interested in attending the book signing for Dooley or the gardening classes must register by visiting and selecting the Hobbies and Personal Enrichment class schedule, or by calling 770-995-9697. Dooley's speaking engagement and book signing are free and he will have books for sale. The registration fee for the workshops is $10 per

Your Southern Garden with Walter Reeves is back this week on GPB. YSG airs Saturday at 12:30 and 6:30 pm. On this week’s show: propagating pitcher plants, wick watering and Malabar spinach.

Timely Publications

Flowering Bulbs for Georgia Gardens B18

Success with Pansies in the Winter Landscape: A Guide for Landscape Professionals B 1359

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apparently doing nothing. What I'm doing is forcing myself to evaluate certain areas....
Only during these quiet moments does a good idea suddenly occur."
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