Looking for a different way to share seeds with your fellow gardeners? GCMGA members, Jackie Kujuwa, Jeff Hicks, Carole Teja and Becky Wolary worked together to add this unique set of shutters to … Read More
Rick Barnes will speak on “The Fantastic Ferns of the GSU Perimeter College Native Plant Botanical Garden!” at our Monday, 17 April 2017 meeting. Rick cares deeply and works for the enhancement of this special college garden and we look forward to hearing more about this garden. Rick is an active horticulturist who has worked in the horticulture industry for over 35 years and is currently a Business Developer at Downey Trees. He is also past Chairman of the Georgia Green industry Association, a certified arborist, and licensed pesticide applicator with numerous published articles and speaks to many horticulture groups. Come listen with us at our 7PM meeting at Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044.
Our Monday, May 20th meeting will be a real treat! Martha Tate will join us to tell the fascinating story of a treasured local gardener, Margaret Mosley. Tate, a lifelong Southerner, garden blogger, AJC columnist, creator/producer of “A Gardener’s Diary” on HGTV, and author of ‘Margaret Mosely’s A Garden to Remember,’ will join us to share the story of a gardener who started from scratch at 52 and spent the next 46 years creating an extraordinary garden in Decatur, GA. Mrs. Tate will bring copies of her book for purchase and share stories and photographs with excerpts from Margaret Mosely’s journals, valuable plant information and tips for success. It’s an opportunity to hear a talented gardener and writer share, in person, her experience of friendship with a garden legend. Join us at 6:30 for a covered dish supper – bring a dish to share - our program will be at 7:00 PM at Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044.
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.