Planning the Fall Vegetable Garden
Thursday, July 24, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Amy Whitney, of UGA Extension/Cobb County, will explain what to grow, when to plant, and how to find space for the fall garden. Class will be held in the second floor classroom at 678 South Cobb Drive, Marietta, GA, 30060. Free program, but please preregister by calling 770-528-4070.
Thyme to Read
Friday, Aug 8, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Debut of garden-oriented book club, sponsored by Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County, will be held at the Training Room of the Cobb County Water lab, 662 South Cobb Drive (at the intersection with Atlanta Rd.). The book for this first meeting is The Language of Flowers, by Vanessa Diffenbaugh. September’s book will be A Walk in the Woods, by Bill Bryson. Free program series is open to the public.
Weed ID for Weed Control
Friday, Aug 8, noon – 1:00 p.m. Neil Tarver, of UGA Extension/Cobb County, will help us identify weeds in order to select the most effective means of control, as part of the ongoing Lunch & Learn series of the 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.). Free and open to the public.
The Annual Sequence of Blooms Beloved by Worker Honeybees
Tuesday, Aug 12, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Master Gardener and beekeeper Rita Buehner will tell us how to keep our yards blooming to help the bees, as part of the ongoing Gardeners Night Out presentation series of the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County, at East Cobb Regional Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Rd., Marietta, 30068. Free and open to the public.
ALSO, come to the Marietta Square Farmer’s Market and meet Cobb Extension staff and some of our Master Gardener Extension Volunteers. We will be there from 8:30 a.m. to noon on July 26 and August 30 to answer questions on canning, food preservation, lawns and gardens. Bring sick plants (or large pieces of them) for help with diagnosis and treatment options, and bring bugs for identification.