We are proud to offer events and seminars that will teach, entertain and inform our customers. Our events range from Saturday classes on gardening, decorating, birding, pest control, miniatures and more, to monthly garden club meetings, to fun, family friendly events. Our speakers and teachers are professionals in their fields. Check here for upcoming events and classes.
Quick Sketch & Soil Testing – September 12, 10am-2pm
We are proud to offer this free service by our own professional in-house landscape designers. SIGN UP FOR YOUR 20 MINUTE SESSION. Pick an area in your yard that needs attention, let our experts draw a quick sketch of the area and give you ideas for plants and design. Bring 4-5 pictures of your small area, measurements and sun hours.
Call 770-972-2470 for your appointment, first come first serve.
Soil Testing – September 12, 10am-2pm
Fall is the best time for planting and getting your soil ready for a healthy spring and summer. Get your soil tested here! Dig about 2 inches deep from 4 or 5 locations in your yard. You can separate your samples – one baggie for your garden and one for your lawn. Your soil should not be too wet. Bring in your samples for an instant analysis and some great advice.
Small Space Gardening & Landscaping – September 19, 10am
No space is too small to garden! Colors and textures abound for small spaces! Southern Living Plant Collection Expert Mark Maher will be here to discuss trees, shrubs, annuals, and perennials for small yards and gardens. Even if your spaces are large, small space gardening is for you! Come see why.
Gardener’s Confidence For Fall Planting– September 26, 10am
As the temperatures get cooler and the fall leaves begin to appear, plant expert Tony Rogers has some fabulous plant introductions by Dr. Michael Dirr, one of the greatest horticulturist of our time, to show you! Get some great advice on fall planting while learning about some fresh new selections for your southern landscape.
Walter Reeves, The Georgia Gardener– October 3, 11am
Join WSB Radio talkshow host and most respected garden guru in the Southeast for a lively discussion on everything plants. The Georgia Gardener, Walter Reeves will be here to answer all your gardening questions. Bring your gardening questions and learn valuable tips and advice for your gardening and landscaping success.
TUESDAYS AT THE TREE – Tuesday, October 6, 10am
Fall Container Gardening – Dramatic Decorations at Your Doorstep!
Regina is back at it with easy, affordable ways to take your container gardens from summer to fall to Christmas and beyond. Custom container gardens make great living décor for any area. With Regina’s helpful tips and tricks, your container gardens will last season to season! They’re also wonderful for gifts.
Decorating for the Holidays – October 10, 10am
How do you take your decorations from summer to fall to Christmas? Easy trips, tricks, and ideas to create fresh, festive décor for your home. By combining fresh and permanent decorations, your home will come alive with each season!
FAIRY (and Gnome) FESTIVAL– October 17, 10am-2pm
Join the fun with they whole family! Meet real fairies and get your picture taken with them. Enter the Fairy Gardening Contest – (see below), wear your favorite fairy (or gnome) outfit for the fun of it. What will you find in the first ever Fairy Treasures Hunt? Learn tea time etiquette and drink tea with Miss Fairy Manners. Enjoy fun games and crafts. (See schedule below)
You know how fabulous your fairy garden is but the only ones that get to see it are your friends on Facebook? Well, now’s the time to SHOW IT OFF!
BE CREATIVE! Win a $50 gift card and other prizes!
Show off your creation! From a micro house to fairies living in a wheel barrow garden, bring your fairy garden in and set it up from 10am-11:30am. Judging will be at 12:00 by a panel of fairy garden lovers. Judges will deliberate on which container gardens they think fairies and gnomes would most likely love to live. Winners announced at 12:30. Prizes and ribbons will be awarded!
Categories for Fairy Garden Judging:
8 years old and under
9-16 year old
17+ year old
Each category will have 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners!
FAIRY FUN AND GAMES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
Games and crafts 10:30-2:00pm
Tour our real Fairy Garden 10:30-2:00pm
Story time: 11am
Treasure Hunt: 11:30am
Tea Time and Etiquette with Miss Fairy Manners: promptly at 1:00pm
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