This summer, many of our members have volunteered bi-weekly at the local Farmers Markets in Snellville, Grayson, Lawrenceville, Suwannee, Norcross and Lilburn manning the Ask-a-Master-Gardener … Read More
Our rescheduled February Meeting with a lunchtime twist will be held on Monday, March 9th 12:15 pm. “There is a Native Tree…“, a presentation by Gary Peiffer, a long time DeKalb County Extension Agent, a certified arborist and graduate of Duke University School of Forestry and Master Gardener (class of ’79). An expert who understands his trees. When you landscape your home, the appropriate tree will establish itself probably for more than 100 years and be a significant long term property investment. What characteristics should you look for in your landscape trees or shrubs? Join us and gather some great recommendations and quite a few pointers on proper tree care. Please bring a sack lunch for yourself and we’ll have a selection of hot and cold beverages available. We meet at Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, 30044.
The GCMGA Monday March 16th meeting at 7 PM will feature our 2014 Photo Contest and winners and features our speaker, Hazel Berger, who will judge the contest. Hazel is a flower photographer from Marietta, Georgia and has shown her work in numerous juried shows and art festivals. She has most recently published a children’s book titled Bloom Bloom Bloom which illustrates flowers through the seasons designed to teach children and adults about gardening. The meeting will be at the Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044.
Our speaker for the Gwinnett County Master Gardener Association meeting for Monday April 15, 2015 will be Bob Westerfield. Bob is a consumer horticulturist specializing in woody ornamentals and vegetables for the Department of Horticulture, Georgia Station at Griffin, Georgia. Bob will be speaking on Successful Vegetable Gardening. The meeting is held at the Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044 at 7 PM.
Our Mission is to serve as stewards of the environment, voluntarily educating the public of Gwinnett County, Georgia about horticultural practices that will foster both beautiful gardens and a healthy environment.