Archives for September 2013

October at The Family Tree Garden Center!

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The month of October is right around the corner and we couldn’t be more excited! With the leaves starting to change, pumpkins beginning to show up on neighbors front porches and the smell of the crispness in the air, here in Snellville, GA we are ready for the change of the season. Even more exciting, we have a full calendar of events for you to attend here at The Family Tree Garden Center. Below we have put together a list of all of our events and we hope you can come and enjoy each of them:

Tuesday, October 1 at 10am it’s TUESDAYS AT THE TREE

  • FALL CLEAN UP with Anthony Gobert: Tips on Fall Feeding, planting bulbs, dividing plants, diseases management, lawn care, pruning tips, and of course what to do with all of those leaves.

Saturday, October 5, 11:30am

  • WALTER REEVES, THE GEORGIA GARDENER: WSB talk radio host will answer your questions about everything from aphids to Zenobias.  Join the lively discussion!

Saturday, October 19th: FALL BENEFIT FOR THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION

  • Fall Benefit Information
  • Activities for the whole family!
  • Want to help raise some money for the Alzheimer’s Association?  Bid on our raffle items!  Just $2 per ticket.  You can bid on great raffle prizes Friday and Saturday
  • Jot’em Down Boys bluegrass band 11am-3pm
  • Bruce Holliday, LAR 10am-2pm
  • Petting Zoo 11am-3pm
  • Pumpkin painting 12pm-3pm
  • Fall Container Gardening 10:30am
  • Three Blind Mice restaurant cooking demonstration 11:30-am
  • Gwinnett Master Gardeners Q&A 10am-4pm
  • Hot dog lunch 12pm-2pm

** A portion of our sales that day and all proceeds from the raffle with go to The Alzheimer’s Association. Let’s Make A Difference!

October 19, 2013: Join us at 10am October 19, 2013 for the official ribbon cutting!

  • The grand opening of the PETE PIKE MUSEUM
  • Pete Pike, founder of Pike Family Nurseries has been made a tremendous contribution to the nation’s green industry.  From humble beginnings to a multi-million dollar business, Pike shows that anyone from anywhere can become anything with hard work and integrity.

We welcome you to come visit our team at The Family Tree! If you need information, direction or help please contact our office by calling 770-972-2470. Make sure to follow-us on Facebook , TwitterGoogle+!

Be the Ultimate Tailgate Chef this Football Season!

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This Saturday, September 14th at 10am we are hosting an event with GRAFT Restaurant’s own chef and owner Ashley Clemence. Since football season is in full swing, tailgating with friends and family is a must! Choosing a menu for the tailgating is sometimes the toughest part and trying to make healthy and yummy choices is challenging.

Ashley has some great game-time ideas and even ideas for using your own garden’s produce. These quick easy recipes will please all sports fans! Wear your favorite team’s colors or logo to this free seminar/demo and receive a special gift!

Join the event on Facebook so you won’t forget!

We welcome you to come visit our team at The Family Tree! If you need information, direction or help please contact our office by calling 770-972-2470. Make sure to follow-us on Facebook , TwitterGoogle+!