AAS Winners that Attract Pollinators
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Not sure which types of pollinators you want to host? Flowers like zinnias and verbena attract a wide variety of pollinators.
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Flower of the Day: Informal Bouquet
December 2, 2017 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: Informal Bouquet
Flower of the Day: Informal Bouquet

A casual bunch of flowers set in a canning jar: just the perfect decorative touch at a craft brewery in Athens, Georgia.
(Photo ©Susan McKee)

Making a Christmas Wreath
November 1, 2017 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Making a Christmas Wreath
Making a Christmas Wreath

A series of three workshops on creating Christmas wreaths are planned for early December at Hills & Dales Estate, 1916 Hills and Dales Drive, LaGrange, Georgia.
The first, from 10 a.m. to noon December 1, 2017, …

“One Writer’s Garden: Eudora Welty’s Home Place”
September 6, 2017 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on “One Writer’s Garden: Eudora Welty’s Home Place”
“One Writer’s Garden: Eudora Welty’s Home Place”

Eudora Alice Welty was an American short story writer and novelist who wrote about the American South. (Her novel, The Optimist’s Daughter, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1973). Did you know she was also an …

Waterlily Festival in Georgia
August 28, 2017 – 8:37 am | Comments Off on Waterlily Festival in Georgia
Waterlily Festival in Georgia

Waterlilies will be celebrated September 23 and 24, 2017, at Gibbs Gardens, 1987 Gibbs Drive, Ball Ground, Georgia
It’s an Arts Festival and Monet Waterlily Festival too. In addition to waterlilies “blooming with gusto” (both hardy …

Leaf Casting Workshop in Georgia
August 23, 2017 – 8:07 am | Comments Off on Leaf Casting Workshop in Georgia
Leaf Casting Workshop in Georgia

A hands-on leaf casting workshop is scheduled at 10 a.m. September 30, 2017, at Hills & Dales Estate, 1916 Hills & Dales Drive, LaGrange, Georgia.
Under the direction of horticultural staff member Tina Eturralde, participants …

Flower of the Day: English Roses
April 29, 2017 – 8:55 am | Comments Off on Flower of the Day: English Roses
Flower of the Day: English Roses

Shocking pink roses are in full bloom outside the Booth Museum of Western Art in Cartersville, Georgia.
These blooms were snapped in April 2017.
(Photo ©2017 by Susan McKee)

Learn How to Grow Mushrooms
April 7, 2017 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on Learn How to Grow Mushrooms
Learn How to Grow Mushrooms

If you’ll be in the Southeast later this month, Road Trips Gardeners, consider attending this workshop at Hills & Dales, 1916 Hills & Dales Drive, LaGrange, Georgia.
Cornelia Cho and Sam Landes (pictured) of the …

A Garden Faire in Georgia
March 29, 2017 – 8:47 am | Comments Off on A Garden Faire in Georgia
A Garden Faire in Georgia

“A Garden Faire” is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 29, 2017, at Historic Bulloch Hall, 180 Bulloch Avenue, Roswell, Georgia.
Sponsored by the North Fulton Master Gardeners, proceeds will benefit the group’s local …

Azalea Festival in Roswell, Georgia
March 8, 2017 – 8:04 am | Comments Off on Azalea Festival in Roswell, Georgia
Azalea Festival in Roswell, Georgia

The annual Azalea Festival takes place April 1 through 30, 2017, in Roswell, Georgia.
It’s a full month of festivities. Of course azaleas will be in bloom throughout town, but there are also some special …

“Welcome Home, George Washington”
October 5, 2015 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on “Welcome Home, George Washington”
“Welcome Home, George Washington”

The gardening world of George Washington is the topic for the 11th annual lecture at Hills & Dales Estate, 1916 Hills & Dales Drive, LaGrange, Georgia, starting at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow evening (October 6, 2015).
The …