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Fernbank Science Center - Fall Plant Sale

Fernbank Science Center - Fall Plant Sale
Sat 9/19
8am - 3pm

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Electronics Recycling Event - Sat Mar 14, 9am-2pm

Keep Dekalb Beautiful:

Electronics Recycling - Sat March 14, 9am-2pm

Dekalb Tax Office - 4380 Memorial Drive 

(Free compost available as well)

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GPC Garden Talks and Sales

From the Georgia Perimeter College Decatur Campus Native Plant Garden at 3251 Panthersville Road, Decatur (note the talk by CHCA neighbor Ron Smith): This week on Friday, October 10, Susan Todd will guide us through the garden to enjoy the "Outcrop, Sandbox and More" at 10:30.  Susan will highlight the wonderful fall flowers and color of two of our outstanding gardens of native plants.  Ron Smith will speak at noon on "Creating a Native Plant Pollinator Garden".  You will learn about the important role of pollinators, learn how to design and construct a low maintenance home pollinator garden using either simple or complex garden options, and learn about the highest rated native plants for attracting and sustaining pollinators and other beneficial insects.  We hope you will join us this Friday.  Signs in the garden will direct you for the walk at 10:30 and for the talk in room SH1100 at noon.

Trees Atlanta native plant sale

Event Date and Time: 
10/04/2014 - 8:00am - 2:00pm

For our gardeners from Dave Butler via Medlock Park Neighbors FB Group: Trees Atlanta is having their annual native plant sale this Saturday October 4.http://treesatlanta.org/news/15th-annual-tree-sale-jamboree-in-a-new-location/. I encourage anyone looking to improve their yard, both aesthetically and for wildlife, to consider planting native perennials.  

Fernbank Fall Plant Sale

Event Date and Time: 
09/20/2014 - 8:00am - 3:00pm

From Fernbank Science Center: Fall Plant Sale, Saturday September 20, 2014, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm. Available for Purchase: A wide variety of trees, shrubs, and flowering perennials. Many of the plants are native species that are often difficult to find elsewhere! Click here for a sample list of plants

GPC plant sales

For our gardeners from the Georgia Perimeter College native plant garden:  Our 2014 Fall Lunch and Wildflower Series and Ferntastic Plant Sale start Sept. 5.

GPC garden native plant sale

For our gardeners: Ferntastic Plant Sale with 15% Discount, Wednesday, Aug 20, and FridayAug 22, 10:00 - 1:00.  We will have our final Plant Sales of the summer featuring Ferns for our Ferntastic Sale onWednesday, August 20 and Friday, August 22 from 10:00 - 1:00 with a 15% discount on plants.  Note the special summer hours.  We have over 25 fern species including Dixie Wood, Ostrich and Lady Ferns.  This is probably the largest selection of ferns we have offered in a couple of years.  In addition, we still have a few Hydrangeas and Native Azaleas along with many summer perennials including a few native Bog Plants.  We sincerely appreciate your support of the garden.  The garden only accepts cash and checks.

Community Garden at N DeKalb Mall

From Greg Hambrick in the Patch: "A fresh produce stand will be open this summer at North DeKalb Mall in Decatur following another successful growing season for the mall’s Community Gardenproject. The produce stand will be open on Tuesdays from 3 pm to 7 pm through Sept. 2. It will be located outside between Bank of America and Macy’s Auto Center on the southeast side of the mall. All transactions will be cash only. ..." [Read more.]

District 2 events update 7/18/14

From District 2 Commissioner Jeff Rader: Run-off election; Operations Task Force; Plants workshop.

Native plant garden July sales and talks

For our gardeners from the GPC Native Plant Garden: July plant sale Wednesday July 2, 10-1:00.  June 27 Plant ID class.

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