Garden Fair & Plant Sale

Annual Garden Tour

Gardeners’ Night Out

Lunch & Learn

Speakers Bureau

Thyme to Read Book Club

Upcoming Events

Sep
7
Fri
What’s Blooming in the Garden? @ Cobb County Water Lab Training Room
Sep 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Master Gardener Jack Driskell will show you cuttings of what’s blooming and what looks good in the garden now, so you can choose plants that will add some pizazz to your garden in late summer and early fall. And remember – fall is the best time to plant!

Sep
11
Tue
Succulents @ West Cobb Regional Library
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Succulents @ West Cobb Regional Library | Acworth | Georgia | United States

Succulents are plants that store water in their leaves. They are thick and fleshy. Come learn about the various succulent plants that can add variety to your landscape as well as as indoor interest.

Sep
14
Fri
Thyme to Read Book Club: The Excellent Lombards by Jane Hamilton @ Cobb County Water Lab
Sep 14 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am

The Thyme to Read Book Club will be discussing The Excellent Lombards by Jane Hamilton.

Facilitator: Beth St. Jean

Book is available through the Cobb County Public Library System

Sep
27
Thu
Open Garden at Wright! Self-Guided Tours @ Wright Environmental Education Center
Sep 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Enjoy the walking trails and flora and fauna at the Wright Center! Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer questions.  Guests are free to walk the trails and and enjoy self-guided tours.  Questions to our Master Gardener volunteers are encouraged!

Oct
9
Tue
Native or Invasive Plants? @ Mt View Regional Library
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Master Gardener and Project Chair of the Wright Environmental Education Center Judy Beard as she uncovers the many native botanical treasures found at the Center. She will also talk about the challenges of protecting them and removing non-native invasive species.

Oct
11
Thu
History of the Wright Center and the Wright Family @ Wright Environmental Education Center
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn about the property and people that gave Cobb County this oasis in the hubbub of East Cobb.  Master Gardeners have been studying the life of Jean Wright and how she created the beautiful landscapes at Wright Center.  Master Gardeners will present a program at 9:00 and 10:30 am with opportunities to see the property following each program.

Oct
12
Fri
Thyme To Read Book Club: Urban Forests by Jill Jonnes @ Cobb County Water Lab
Oct 12 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am

The Thyme to Read Book Club will be discussing Urban Forests by Jill Jonnes

Facilitator: Susan Dawsey

Book is available through the Cobb County Public Library System

 

Right Plant in the Right Place @ Cobb County Water Lab Training Room
Oct 12 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Master Gardener Joe Washington will share simple planting tips and ideas for gardening in our North Georgia red clay. Come learn how to choose the right plants for the various conditions in your garden so they will thrive, look great and make you proud!

Oct
24
Wed
Cobb Community Garden Council Meeting @ Cobb County Water Lab Training Room
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Seed Swap and round table discussion. Social hour 6:30, meeting at 7 pm.

Nov
9
Fri
Thyme to Read Book Club – Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats by Maryn McKenna @ Cobb County Water Lab
Nov 9 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am

The Thyme to Read Book Club will be discussing Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created
Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats by Maryn McKenna.

Facilitator: Vicki Green

Book is available through the Cobb County Public Library System