Planning the Fall Vegetable Garden
Saturday, August 3, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Free and open to the public. Learn what can be planted for fall crops, when to plant those crops, and how to find the space in a garden still crowded with summer vegetables. Taught by Cooperative Extension staff member Amy Whitney at the community garden at Chestnut Ridge Christian Church, 2663 Johnson Ferry Rd, Marietta, GA, 30062.
Native Shrubs for the Garden
Tuesday, August 20, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Presented by Ellen Honeycutt, past president of the Georgia Native Plant Society, as part of the ongoing Gardeners Night Out presentation series of Cobb County Cooperative Extension's Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County, at East Cobb Regional Library (old Parkair Mall site), 4880 Lower Roswell Rd. Marietta.
Seeding Fescue Lawns
Tuesday, August 20, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Free and open to the public. UGA’s Horticulture/Agriculture Agent for Cobb County, Neil Tarver, will discuss ground preparation, fescue varieties, installation of seed and sod, fertilizer, lime, watering, and weed control. Class will be at 678 South Cobb Drive, Marietta, GA, 30060. Please preregister by calling 770-528-4070. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
*Green Industry Update (Change to date posted on Aug. 8.)
Friday, September 13, noon to 1:00 p.m. Free and open to the public. Presented by Master Gardener Linda Hlozansky as part of the ongoing Lunch & Learn series of Cobb County Cooperative Extension’s Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County, at the Training Room of the Cobb County Water lab, 662 South Cobb Drive (at the intersection with Atlanta Rd.).
Landscaping with Plants and Design for All Seasons
Tuesday, September 24, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Presented by Master Gardener David Cree, as part of the ongoing Gardeners Night Out presentation series of Cobb County Cooperative Extension's Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County, at West Cobb Regional Library, 1750 Dennis Kemp Lane NW, Kennesaw, 30152.
ALSO, come meet Cooperative Extension staff and some of our Master Gardener Volunteers at the Marietta Square Farmer’s Market, the last Saturday of each month through October. We will be there on August 31, September 28, and October 26 to answer questions on canning, food preservation, and gardening. Bring sick plants (or large pieces of them) for help with diagnosis and treatment options, and bring bugs for identification.