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Mar 18, 2011 12:55 PM CST
Name: Red
Knoxville, TN
Master Gardener Day in Georgia is tomorrow, March 19. All of the time spent teaching and reaching out to help in your communities adds up a lot of hours, and a lot of green. Last year Georgia’s Master Gardeners gave 4.8 million dollars worth of service and travel representing 221,184 hours and 945,375 miles. That’s something to celebrate!



MACON: Master Gardeners of Central Georgia Spring Plant Sale. Friday, March 18th and Saturday, March 19 8 am to 5 pm. State Farmers Market, 2055 Eisenhower Parkway, Macon, Georgia 31206.



ROCKDALE: Master Gardener Advanced Gold Level Urban Tree Training. Presented by Rockdale County Cooperative Extension. Mondays, April 18-May 16, 2011. Open only to active certified Master Gardeners. This training will consist of five one-half day training sessions. 100% attendance of the training sessions is required. Additional outside work will also be required to complete the gold level training. $60.00 covers all books, nametag, materials, field trips, luncheon and breaks. Contact Jule-Lynne Macie, County Extension Agent at the Rockdale County Extension Office – (770) 278-7373. Registration flyer and information

Http://www.caes.uga.edu/departments/hort/extension/mastergardener/documents/2011Flyer-UrbanTree.pdf



DECATUR: 2011 Annual Plant Sale and Flower Show. Azalea Chapter of The American Rhododendron Society. Saturday, April 16th 9a.m. - 4p.m. Oak Grove United Methodist Church, 1722 Oak Grove Road, Decatur GA 30033. Rain or Shine – Cash and checks accepted. Regionally grown native azaleas, evergreen azaleas, rhododendrons, native companion plants,(These are plants not typically found in local Garden Centers).Flower show and planting demonstrations, membership opportunities. New joining members and existing members receive 25% discount. http://www.azaleachapter.com



GRIFFIN: Rainwater Harvesting Workshop. April 22, 2011 from 8:30 A.M.-3:30 P.M UGA Griffin Campus Research and Education Garden. Drs. Sheryl Wells, Frank Henning, and Bodie Pennisi from UGA Cooperative Extension Service, and students from CAES Environmental Resource Science, are offering a rainwater harvesting workshop that will teach you how the different systems work and also allow you to participate in a HANDS ON workshop to truly show you how it is done. We will demonstrate how to build your own rainwater harvesting system from materials available at your local hardware store! Learn about: Cistern sizing, siting, installation, maintenance. Lunch will be provided. Class limited to 40. $30.00 Pre-Registration is required. Register by April 15, 2011.For more information please contact Val Schott at (770) 233-5598 email [email protected] FAX: (770) 228-7287



ATHENS: State Botanical Garden of Georgia class Nature Journaling with Nancy Lowe, Local Botanical Artist. April 23, 2011 10am-4pm. Learn to make your own nature journal, draw accurately from nature, write observations. You will become a better observer of the dramas in your own backyard, on hikes, field trips and travel. No experience necessary, all levels welcome! SBG Members $60.00; Non-members $66.00 http://www.uga.edu/botgarden



BLAIRSVILLE: Blairsville Garden Club 2011 Annual Plant Sale. Union County Farmer’s Market, now located on Old Smokey Road, about a block east of Home Depot in Blairsville, Georgia. Friday, April 29th, 9am to 5pm/Saturday. April 30th, 10am to 2pm. Perennials, Annuals, Herbs, Ground Covers/Vines, Shrubs Exhibits http://www.blairsvillegardenclub.com



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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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