Thyme to Read Book Club (note updated, slightly earlier start-time)
Friday, October 10,
10:30-11:30 10:15 -11:30 a.m. Book club sponsored by Cobb County Master
Gardeners will meet at the Training Room of the Cobb County Water lab,
662 South Cobb Drive (at the intersection with Atlanta Rd.). This month’s book
is The Forgotten Garden, by Kate
Morton. November’s book will be The Founding
Gardeners, by Andrea Wulf. Schedule and information can be found at www.cobbmastergardeners.com.
Landscaping and Septic Tanks
Friday, October 10, noon-1:00 p.m. Presented by Cobb County Extension Horticulture Agent Neil Tarver, 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.
Trees of Our Lives: Small Native Trees for the Landscape
Tuesday, October 14, 7:00-8:00 p.m. Presented by Dawn Hines, as part of the ongoing Gardeners Night Out presentation series of the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County, at South Cobb Regional Library, 805 Clay Road, Mableton, 30126.
Moving Toward Organics in the Vegetable Garden
Saturday, October 18, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Free and open to the public. Learn what organic gardening and farming really means and steps you can take to have a more environmentally friendly garden. Presented by Cooperative Extension horticulture staff member Amy Whitney at the community garden at Chestnut Ridge Christian Church, 2663 Johnson Ferry Rd, Marietta, GA, 30062.
Gifts from the Kitchen
Tuesday, October 28, 6:00-8:30 p.m. Learn to use a water bath canner to make holiday gifts from your kitchen. Taught by Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Cindee Sweda at UGA Extension/Cobb County, second floor, 678 South Cobb Drive, Marietta, GA, 30060. $10 fee; preregistration required before Oct. 17; space is limited. For additional information and to preregister, call 770-528-4070.