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Mar 25, 2011 1:54 PM CST
Name: Red
Knoxville, TN
GRIFFIN: Pesticide Use, Safety, and Handling Training Earn five hours of Commercial Pesticide Credit

in multiple categories! Categories 21,22,23,24,25,26,27,31,32,35,36,37,38,39, or 41

For registration information contact Karen Atkins, 478-987-2028, [email protected]

or find a registration form at Tuesday April 19th, 2011- 8:30 am to 4 pm $45 includes materials/lunch on your own UGA Cooperative Extension is committed to providing access for people with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations if notified in advance. Call 478-987-2028

LAGRANGE: Heirloom Plants for Garden Fragrance Hills and Dales Estate 10:00 am Saturday, March 26

Horticulture Manager, Jo Phillips will present an informative workshop on fragrant heirlooms suitable for southern gardens. The program will cover fragrant plants for all seasons and various site conditions. Participants will be able to experience the scented plants blooming at Hills & Dales and receive a fragrance plant to take home. $20/person, pre-registration required.

DECATUR: GPC Native Plant Botanical Garden Native Azalea and Trillium Madness Sales. Saturday, March 26, we start our Native Plant Sales. We are featuring native Azaleas and 8-10 year old Trilliums which were grown from seed. This is a great opportunity to purchase for planting this spring. Sales continue on Wednesday, March 30, with the start of our Spring 2011 Lunch and Wildflower Series. We also have a great selection of other native plants available. Come see us this Saturday, March 26, 10am to 2pm, and enjoy the garden while you are here.

3251 Panthersville Road, Decatur, GA 678-891-2668

GAINESVILLE: 2011 Spring Garden Expo “Greatest Two-Day Plant Sale in Georgia” More than 60 vendors selling plants, garden art and garden products free admission, free parking Friday, April 8 – 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 9 – 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center, near I-985 at exit 20 in Gainesville and follow the signs. Free Gardening workshops and special guest speakers, Saturday April 9: 10 a.m. -- Scott McMahan Noon -- Rosalie Jensen 2 p.m. -- Sam Faulkner .“Ask a Master Gardener” information booth Purchase “hold and load” service. or 770-535-8293

EVANS: Riverwood Local Fest, Saturday, April 30, 9:AM-3:00PM, On the grounds behind Riverwood Plaza (Publix) corner of Washington Rd & William Few Pkwy in Evans. There will be a Farmer's Market, Plant Sale & Swap, Foods by local chefs, Art, Farm Animals, Games, Live Music, Demonstrations of Cooking, Wood Turning, Soap Making, Backyard Poultry, Bee Keeping Talk and Information, Gardening Advice from Master Gardeners, and Lots More. Admission is Free to both the public and participants. To participate as a farmer, gardener, artist, or restaurant please contact Kim Hines at [email protected].

NEWNAN: Coweta County Master Gardeners’ 2011 Spring Garden Gate Tour Saturday, May 14th 9 a.m. - 3p.m. 5 lovely gardens and lunch (Lunch: 11a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Shade Garden at Andy’s Nursery,915 Highway 16 East, Newnan 770.252.3030) Ticket Price: $20.00 lunch included. Single Garden Tour Tickets may be purchased at the individual gardens for $5.00 each; lunch is not included. Ticket Purchase Locations: All Andy’s Nursery locations, Country Gardens, Scott’s Book Store and Coweta County Extension Office. Tour Transportation: A shuttle will be provided for easy access and traffic flow. Persons with limited mobility are encouraged to go directly to the garden on tour. For Additional Information: Contact Cindy Bruce, Garden Tour Chairperson by calling the Coweta County Extension Office at 770.254.2620 Updates and additional information will be accessible at the Coweta County Extension website at: The tour proceeds support Coweta County Extension educational programs including scholarships and 4-H

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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."
~ Helen Dillon, Irish garden writer