The North Fulton Master Gardeners Announce Fall Gardening Lecture Series

Released June 24, 2022 10:59 AM

The North Fulton Master Gardeners in collaboration with the UGA Extension in Fulton County are continuing to provide horticultural education to the North Fulton community and beyond through FREE virtual gardening education programming. This series of four classes begins Sunday, September 11, 2022, and will be available through live Zoom webinars and Facebook Live. The classes will also be available for later viewing at https://www.youtube.com/northfultonmastergardeners.


Each class emphasizes practical gardening activities at the time of year that is best suited for that activity. You may register for all four classes or just pick specific classes. Please register in advance at https://bit.ly/Fall2Fall2022NFMG-GardeningLectureSeries  to assure your place. You may register for all four classes or just pick specific classes. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about how to join the webinar. If you cannot attend the live webinar, you can register anyway so you will receive a recorded link to the class. 


Don't miss these incredible opportunities to learn more about gardening in metro Atlanta.


All About Roses

Live Zoom: Sunday, September 11 at 3:00 pm EST


Roses have long inspired countless poets, writers and artists with their elegant blooms and divine fragrance. They are some of the most beautiful and versatile garden plants and there's a rose for every garden. Join North Fulton Master Gardener Anila Nair to learn about the various types of roses and how to get the best out of them.


Make Thyme for Herbs in Your Garden

Live Zoom: Sunday, September 18 at 2:00 pm EST


Do you want to learn how to grow an awesome herb garden? Whether for food, medicine, seasonings or pleasant fragrances, North Fulton Master Gardener Robin Pollack will guide you as to the best Fall and Spring herbs, annuals, and perennials for a Southern Garden.  


Fabulous Fall Fairy Gardens

Live Zoom: Saturday, October 1 at 3:00 pm EST

Learn how to create a fall fairy garden for your yard or porch. North Fulton Master Gardener Marty Thomas will demonstrate various fairy garden projects that you can do with children using a variety of materials.


Gardens of the North Fulton Master Gardeners: Finding Gardening Inspiration through Shared Ideas

Live Zoom: Sunday, October 9 at 2:00 pm EST

North Fulton Master Gardener Sandra Shave will showcase the gardens of four Master Gardeners, with the goal of providing gardeners with ideas and inspiration that they can bring to their own home gardens. The class provides an overview of what might be possible and elements of garden design. The class will demonstrate that gardening is as varied as your individual creativity and the fun is in the discovery, the failures, and the success.


About the North Fulton Master Gardeners:


North Fulton Master Gardeners, Inc. is a Georgia nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization whose purpose is to educate its members and the public in the areas of horticulture and ecology in order to promote and foster community enrichment. NFMG assists The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension by providing unbiased horticultural information to Georgians through volunteer community service and educational gardening projects using applied research and the resources of The University of Georgia. NFMG Volunteers are trained and certified by The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension. 

Over the years, the North Fulton Master Gardeners have provided gardening community education classes in Alpharetta, Roswell, Sandy Springs, and Farm Chastain (now transitioned to a virtual learning format due to the pandemic); gardening education for young children; university and college scholarships for horticulture students; local demonstration gardens maintained by the North Fulton Master Gardeners; and Garden Faire, which returned April 30, 2022 to a new venue at Autrey Mill Nature Preserve in Johns Creek.

The 2021 David Gibby International Master Gardener Search for Excellence (IMGSFE) Awards have recognized the North Fulton Master Gardeners for our efforts in the face of a global pandemic in successfully providing horticultural education to the North Fulton community and beyond through virtual webinar technology. The First Place Award in the Workshops/Presentations Category was made September 15, 2021, during the virtual International Master Gardener Conference. View our video at https://youtu.be/_1hSJfpsFS0. 


Over the past two years, more than 24,000 people have viewed the NFMG Gardening Lecture Series including 5000 who have viewed the classes LIVE through Zoom webinars or Facebook, and an additional 19,000 who viewed the recorded classes on the NFMG YouTube channel.

North Fulton Master Gardeners are available to speak at your next virtual meeting or event on a multitude of topics. To request a speaker, contact Speakers Bureau Chair Ian Matthes at 404-499-4111 or email speakers@nfmg.net .

To receive more information about classes and other NFMG activities, you can sign up for our email list at https://bit.ly/NFMG-EmailSignUp.


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