Cobb Master Gardener

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Grow Virtually

Growvirtually (1)Grow Virtually is our live and online horticultural education series presented free by the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County via ZOOM.  We have a great line up of speakers and topics!

Learn from the comfort of your home using your smartphone or computer! Simply click on the title(s) below to register for one or all classes. Registration confirmation will follow with instructions on how to enter each class. New to Zoom?  CLICK HERE for a lesson.  We are pleased to announce that we will be using the Zoom Webinar format.

We also offer educational videos on YouTube.  Check us out!

Tuesday, October 19, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Native Plants in the Urban and Suburban Landscape

Why plant native plants?  Katie Ross, owner of Night Song Native Nursery, will explain why native plants in the landscape increase biodiversity and, ultimately, the health of our gardens and greater environment.

Tuesday, November 16, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Cherokee Ethnobotany – If Plants Could Talk…

Master Gardener Tony Harris will share his expertise in this special presentation on the plants that were so significant to the life and culture of our native Cherokee people prior to the Trail of Tears.  Tony oversees the Cherokee Garden at Green Meadows Preserve , a designated Interpretive Site by the National Park Service on the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail.  

Spotlight On:

Did you know that the Cobb Master Gardener Volunteers help maintain 18 community and demonstration gardens throughout Cobb County?  One of them is the Reconnecting Our Roots Community Garden (RORCG) in downtown Marietta on Lemon Street.  CLICK HERE and join us for a quick tour.  And be sure to SUBSCRIBE to our growing YouTube channel!

Need a speaker for your Garden Club or HOA meetings?  The Cobb Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau is there to help with a variety of gardening topics.  To make a request, CLICK HERE.

The 2022 Plant Sale and Expo is on!  We are excited to announce that we will be in the Jim R. Miller Park Covered Arena on April 15 – 16, 2022.  We are accepting applications for VENDORS now.  Please CLICK HERE to register today!  Questions about the sale can be emailed to  

Don’t forget – our RESOURCES page has links to a wide variety of “Master Gardener Approved” websites to help you learn from the convenience of home. This includes the link to UGA Extension publications for your home and garden. Check it out!

Here are some specific links to keep you busy and help you become a smarter gardener:

Test your Soil – You can bring soil to the UGA Cobb Extension Office to have it tested. Click here for instructions on how to get your soil test

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