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  • 23 Feb 2018 10:00 AM | Anonymous

    After a long hiatus, there is good news for gardeners and horticulturists;  the Atlanta Botanical Garden will host a competitive show of floral design, horticulture and photography.  The theme for the show will be "Ingenue: A Toast to Georgia's Film Industry".  The competition is open to the public in all categories except landscape design, and division classes will be filled on first-come first- serve basis.  Registration will be available in fall at atlantabg.org.



  • 26 Apr 2017 11:00 AM | Anonymous

    The HLP Commitee of the Garden Club Of GA. is pleased to have the award winning author Tara Dillard speak on "Modern Garden Design with Historic Inputs" at Berry College in Rome, GA.  This fundraising event will feature lunch followed by lecture and book signing at Berry College on Wednesday April 26, 2017. Oak Hill, Mrs. Martha Berry's home and gardens, will be open to attendees to tour following book signing.  

    Tickets are $40.00 per person .  Please see attached flyer for sponsorship levels. Your check can be mailed to 

    GC of GA. c/o Marie Purser 25 Apple Barrel Way, Taylorsville, Georgia 30178. 

    All funds raised will benefit the Historic Landscape Preservation Grant Fund of the Garden Club of GA for the restoration of Georgia's historic non-profit landscapes and gardens. 


  • 20 Feb 2017 7:00 PM | Anonymous

    Georgia Perennial Plant Association meeting

    McElreath Hall, Atlanta History Center 

    Open to Public, no reservations required

     “Mycorrhizal Fungi,” Jeff Lowenfels, garden columnist, author, lecturer, and founder of Plant a Row for the Hungry.  Mycorrhizal Fungi: Get ready. These are the next big things in growing plants. After you hear Jeff Lowenfels explain their role, you will surely start using them yourself. As always, this is learning science the Lowenfels way: plenty of humor and lots of useful information. Jeff Lowenfels is the longest running garden columnist in North America, a huge proponent of organics and, without question, the most entertaining horticultural speaker on the circuit. He is also the author of two award-winning, best-selling books on organic growing, farming and gardening: Teaming With Microbes: The Organic Gardener's Guide to the Soil Food Web and Teaming with Nutrients: The Organic Gardener's Guide to Optimizing Plant Nutrition. A third book, Teaming With Fungi: The Organic Gardener's Guide to Mycorrhizae, will be published in January, 2017. More info. at http://www.georgiaperennial.org.

     

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