Gardening for Birds and Pollinators with Andrea Greco

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

Gardening for Birds and Pollinators with Andrea Greco 03/17/24, Sunday, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm  In this class you will learn about how to select native plants that play a critical role in the life cycles of the creatures we love so much and want to attract to our yards.  We will cover topics including...

Habitat Garden Group: Ephemerals

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

March Habitat Garden Group: Ephemerals 03/24/2024, Sunday at 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm  What is an ephemeral?  Why do these plants have this weird yearly growth strategy?  Join us for a short presentation on the ecology of ephemeral forest plants in Georgia forests. Following discussion includes the ephemeral plants' basic needs, and ways to keep...

Old Growth Forest in Your Own Backyard

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

Old Growth Forest in Your Own Backyard with Kathryn Kolb 03/28/24 Thursday, 7:00-8:30 Does your backyard have remnants of old growth forest?  Learn to identify the key indicators that you may harbor, remnants of the original old growth forest of our region, in your backyard.  You may be surprised – rich older soils are best...

Shade Gardening with Andrea Greco

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

Shade Gardening, Andrea Greco 04/11/24, Thursday,   7:00 pm - 8:30 pm  Not much sun? No problem! This class will focus on gardening in the shady areas of your garden using primarily native plants originating in the forests of the Piedmont region of Georgia. Shade gardens can be some of our most beautiful and enjoyable...

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...