Feel Empowered to Prune ’24

Beech Hollow Atlanta Metro 389 North Clarendon Ave, Scottdale, GA, United States

Feel Empowered to Prune, Barbara Dorfman 04/14/24, Sunday, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm  Prune for health and beauty.   Pruning is an important skill to learn for garden maintenance, to keep your trees and shrubs healthy, improving growing conditions by increasing available light to the understory, and improving airflow through both the tree or shrub...

Exploring Native Plants

Beech Hollow Atlanta Metro 389 North Clarendon Ave, Scottdale, GA, United States

Exploring Native Plants, Jeff Killingsworth 04/25/24, Thursday, 7:00pm - 8:30 pm In this class we will parse the often-confusing language of native vs. invasive species, and how to select native additions or alternatives for home landscaping. Starting with a broad overview of plants' role in the ecosystem and their relationships with animals we will explore...

April Habitat Garden Group: Plants and Mild Erosion

Beech Hollow Atlanta Metro 389 North Clarendon Ave, Scottdale, GA, United States

April Habitat Garden Group: Plants and Mild Erosion 04/28/24, Sunday, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Do you have a gentle slope or small bank where the soil keeps washing away? There are plants that can help with those issues. Short presentation on plantings that have healed mild erosion in public spaces and private yards. Bring...

Patio Planters and Small Space Planting ’24

Beech Hollow Atlanta Metro 389 North Clarendon Ave, Scottdale, GA, United States

Patio Planters and Small Space Planting, Andrea Greco 05/05/24, Sunday, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm  Even if you are restricted on planting space where you live, there are many fun options to create an ecologically beneficial and enjoyable landscape. In this class you will learn plant combinations and planting techniques for different small settings to...

What You Don’t See Is What You Get

Beech Hollow Atlanta Metro 389 North Clarendon Ave, Scottdale, GA, United States

What You Don't See Is What You Get A talk about beneficial fungi and mycorrhizae. 05/09/24, Thursday, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Register here to reserve your seat!

Invite a Monarch to Lunch ’24

Beech Hollow Atlanta Metro 389 North Clarendon Ave, Scottdale, GA, United States

Invite a Monarch to Lunch with Trecia Neal 05/19/24 Sunday, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm  Trecia Neal has served as a Monarch Watch Conservation Specialist for the University of Kansas for the Southeast area for twenty years.  During that time Ms. Neal has been studying monarchs and leading trips to the monarch overwintering sites in...

Compost: the Other Black Gold ’24

Beech Hollow Atlanta Metro 389 North Clarendon Ave, Scottdale, GA, United States

Compost: the Other Black Gold with Trecia Neal 06/02/24 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm  Stop throwing out the other black gold: nutrients.  Learn hands-on how to take garden debris and turn it into rich, water-holding compost, perfect for droughts. Trecia Neal will present the best way to create compost in your landscape. We will discuss...

How to Build Your Soil – with Jeff Killingsworth

Beech Hollow Atlanta Metro 389 North Clarendon Ave, Scottdale, GA, United States

How to Build Your Soil - with Jeff Killingsworth 6/9/2024, Sunday 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Jeff Killingsworth has worked in large gardens all over the Georgia Piedmont, from Beech Hollow's stock beds, to private Atlanta gardens, and currently in the gardens at the Atlanta Botanical Garden.  He will cover topics including: soil food web...

June Habitat Garden Group: Native Pollinators

Beech Hollow Atlanta Metro 389 North Clarendon Ave, Scottdale, GA, United States

June Habitat Garden Group: Native Pollinators06/23/24, Sunday, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm This Garden Habitat Group is a week early because it is National Pollinator week!  Join us for a presentation about native pollinators, both Native Bees and Butterflies, and how we can help them thrive in our gardens and greenspaces. Registered class participants will...